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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

Nick Sharratt read to us today!

3rd December 2021

we were very excited to join a live event with the author and illustrator, Nick Sharratt. He read some…

Science In Year 2

3rd December 2021

The children carried out a simple experiment to see how soap works. They put pepper and water in a…

Egyptian masks in Year 4

2nd December 2021

In Year 4 this week we have painted our Modroc coffin masks.

Planting bulbs in Year One

2nd December 2021

This week in Science, we learnt about how plants grow. We planted some of our own bulbs, we are…

Rekenreks In Year 2

26th November 2021

In Maths today, the children were asked questions like: With one push, can you show me the number between…

History in Year 1

26th November 2021

This week in history we made the Queen’s family tree. We have been thinking about how the Queen is…


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.


Upcoming Events



St. Mary’s Christmas service

Christmas Service at St. Mary's church.



M&M Productions – Aladdin

M&M Productions Aladdin



Child Mental Health Week

Child Mental Health Week