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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

Thinkuknow. An Introduction for Parents and Carers

19th May 2020

Click the link to view a presentation that will introduce you to the ThinkuKnow education programme, highlight some of…

Story Time Online

19th May 2020

With access to classrooms, libraries and book shops limited at the moment, why not check out these brilliant online…

PE Activity Timetable Ideas!

14th May 2020

Did you know? The NHS recommends that children should complete 60 minutes of physical activity each day.  Why not…

Castleman Academy Trust Consultation

12th May 2020

Please find the full Castleman Academy Trust Consultation Report here. Letter to parents following the consultation process can be…

EYFS Home Learning

11th May 2020

Please can EYFS parents check Tapestry weekly for new home learning for your child – every Monday morning there…

Welcome Tour

9th May 2020

We are thinking about new and different ways to help our new children prepare to start school. Mrs Cload…


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.

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.


Upcoming Events



Life Education Bus Visit



School Re-Opens

School starts at 8.40am



Yr 1 and Yr 2 Phonics Screening Week Postponed