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
It has been a very busy two weeks in Amber Class! As part of our rainforest topic we were busy analysing products, designing, sewing and... Continue reading »
Amethyst class have LOVED making their own Poison Dart Frog bean bag toys. There was a lot of steps to the process of creating our... Continue reading »
Amethyst class loved watching Year 2s performance of Rapunzel. We thought it was excellent so wanted to pass on some of our messages.... Continue reading »
Classrooms will be open after school today (Wednesday 10th February) until 3.45pm for you to pop in and have a look at your... Continue reading »
Follow this link to our Parental Questionnaire. Please complete a form for each child you have in school. The questionnaire will be open until Sunday 21st February 2016 Continue reading »
For our P.E this term, we have been learning how to play handball. We have been making sure our passing is accurate, our catching is accurate as well as working in a team to ensure we score a goal. Danny and Miss Budden have seen all of Turquoise Class improve their skills during this unit. Well done. Next week, we will be adding defenders to our game. Watch this space! Continue reading »
As mathematicians, we have been learning to tell the time. It can be rather tricky but to start us off we had a carousel of activities to tell Mr Chaffey what we already know. We have been improving our skills to read quarter to and quater to. Some of us have even been reading five minute intervals. Once we completed our learning we got a chance to use the large clock on the interactive... Continue reading »
This week, we are planning our own stories based on Jack and the Beanstalk. The children who worked with Miss Kirk this morning made themselves the main character and changed the setting at the top of the beanstalk. We’ve had lots of creative ideas including visits to space, the zoo, the beach, the desert and even a lighthouse! Talking is always an important part of the writing... Continue reading »