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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

Rainbow Fish in EFYS

23rd October 2021

This week the children in EYFS created their own Rainbow Fish.  They made a collage by cutting and sticking…

Geography In Year 2

22nd October 2021

In Year 2 this week, the children learnt about compass points and then used compass points to follow a…

Year 3 Making Clay Pots

21st October 2021

This week in Year 3, we have been making clay pots. We focussed on joining and using tools to…

Year 4 Making Pizzas

20th October 2021

This week in Year 4, we have planned and cooked our own pizzas in DT. We particularly enjoyed eating…

Our school library is open!

20th October 2021

Today, Year 2 visited our school library. They were so excited to choose a book to take home!

3L Forest School Trip

15th October 2021

Today, 3L went on a Forest School trip to a woodland in Moreton, near Bovington. We had a brilliant…


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.


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