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Welcome to Ferndown First School

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. Mrs Jo Di-Pede – Headteacher

DTCA After School Clubs

16th April 2021

After School Clubs from DTCA begin on Tuesday 20th April. For more information and booking options click here  …

Happy Easter From Reception

1st April 2021

This week, the children have enjoyed learning about Easter in RE. We have talked about how we celebrate Easter…

Green Fingered Gardeners

1st April 2021

This afternoon some of the children in year 2 planted some seeds. They planted them in trays which will…

Amazing Art

31st March 2021

We have been looking at narrative art in Year 4. We have been using the Egyptian myth of Ra…

Online safety at home: parents and carers newsletter

31st March 2021

Children have just had to spend a large amount of time at home where they needed to have access…

Our Seascape Paintings

26th March 2021

This half term we looked at two artists who created seascape pictures using different techniques. Joseph Turner created stormy…


Ferndown First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Designated Safeguarding Lead at Ferndown First School is Mrs Di-Pede. If you are concerned about the welfare of a child and think they are at risk of harm, please speak with Mrs Di-Pede. In her absence, please speak with Mr Watts, Mrs Cload or Mrs Bramley.

Parents are asked to keep the school informed of any changes to parent contact details. Please let the office know if you have a new mobile phone number.