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
In Amber, we have looked closely at how we show our calculations. We started with 3 x 4 and the children were adamant that it was... Continue reading »
Jade Class have been looking at the Man On the Moon by Simon Bertram. This week we found out that Bob has an important job- he is an... Continue reading »
This week in Emerald class we have been learning all about the importance of being happy in ourselves and how this can help us make other... Continue reading »
Sapphire class have been trying really hard to improve their handwriting. Look at the progress these children have made since September!... Continue reading »
In Year 2 we are learning to tell the time by learning the 5 x table and relating it to the clock’s minute markings. Please encourage your child to look at the minute hand on a clock at home and say how many minutes it shows. They could also practise the 5 x table. Continue reading »
Last week in Year 3 we made some exciting periscopes using our knowledge of light and reflections. We had been sent a letter from the Super Secret Spy Organisation explaining that they needed a new gadget for seeing around corners. We had great fun planning and making our periscopes. On Thursday we took our periscopes outside to test if they worked. Mrs Clarke and Miss Biles will write... Continue reading »
This week Year 1 went outside to do some writing for their English work. We wrote words for the story ‘Bog Baby’. We were looking at how the author wrote the words in different text and discussed why they had chosen to present them like they had. We enjoyed experimenting with the chalk and having a bigger canvas to work on! Continue reading »
Year 4 children have been taking part in a web quest to answer the question ‘Who was Boudicca and why did she become so famous’. These are the links that children have been following: http://historysheroes.e2bn.org/hero/whowerethey/2#More http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/boudicca.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/rebellion/... Continue reading »