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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. Mr Sean Watts - Headteacher

Shared Reading in Year 2

29th September 2023

Burglar Bill was our shared reading text this week. We really enjoyed making predictions about what would happen next…

Changing State In Year 4

29th September 2023

This week in Year 4, the children made predictions then observed what happened to chocolate, butter and ice cream…

Reading in Year 1

29th September 2023

We really enjoy partner reading in phonics. We use our sounds to sound out the sentence and then have…

Geography in Year Three

29th September 2023

This week we have looked at the different counties in England. We have focused on Dorset and which counties…

CAT Football event

28th September 2023

Today, a team of Year 2 children and a team of Year 4 children took part in a football…

Harvest Service

28th September 2023

We  thoroughly enjoyed our Harvest Services at St Mary’s Church yesterday morning.  All the children sang beautifully and were…


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 Mr Watts. If you are concerned about the welfare of a child and think they are at risk of harm, please speak with Mr Watts. In his absence, please speak with Mrs Errington, 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



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School Photos Day



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