On behalf of the pupils, staff and governors of Ferndown First School I would like to welcome you and your family to our school and website. It is designed to give you helpful information about learning and opportunities at our school.
At Ferndown First School we are committed to fostering a love of learning and ensuring our children meet their potential. We want all the children to make progress, achieve and develop as confident individuals who are able to live a safe, healthy and fulfilling life. We will encourage them to be responsible citizens who can make a positive contribution to society.
Mrs Jo Di-Pede – Headteacher
We have had a fabulous day in Year 2 celebrating the end of a very busy half term where we have all worked hard in our SATS. Miss... Continue reading »
This week Key Stage 2 researched French Speaking Countries of the world and created a fact file using Ipads to prepare their Cultural... Continue reading »
This week in Diamond Class, we have been making sandwiches for granny. We had to select our bread, spread the butter on carefully, chop... Continue reading »
In our last topic, all of Diamond Class planted a bean. We were hoping that they would grow into Beanstalks exactly like the story Jack... Continue reading »
Thank you for your contributions for our fundraising event in support of Unicef’s ‘Bring A Pound’ Day. We are pleased to advise that a fantastic total of £402.81 was raised which has now been forwarded onto the Appeal. Continue reading »
We have been expert writers this morning by marking our own writing! We looked back at the the things we said we would expect to see in a successful non chronological report. Then, we read our own writing and used the special Tickled Pink and Green For Growth pencils to show where we had been successful and where we needed to improve. Next time we write a non chronological report, which will... Continue reading »
Our school caretaker, Bob Bracken, is training to ride in the Macmillan Charity Race at York Racecourse in June. He started riding as a teenager, and always dreamed of being a jockey. Even during his time in the RAF he tried to be around horses as much as possible, and he would ride out for trainers local to where he was based. A spell at Michael Dickinson’s yard during his... Continue reading »
All week, year 2 have been exploring lines of symmetry in shapes and patterns. It was interesting to discover that symmetry surrounds us..in the classroom, in the playground, our homes and even our work. We decided to set ourselves a challenge and see how many symmetrical designs we could create in 30 minutes. It was not easy but great fun! Continue reading »