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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

It’s a Boy!

22nd June 2021

Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Bremner on the safe arrival of their son, Blue Bremner – born on Friday…

Dear Zoo In Reception

18th June 2021

This week, we have continued our topic about animals with the story ‘Dear Zoo’. The children have thought about…

Times Tables Rock Stars In Year 2

18th June 2021

This week in Year 2, the classes competed against each other in an online tournament on Times Tables Rock…

Year 3 Century

17th June 2021

We have had a great few weeks in Year 3. The children have been trying very hard with their…

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

15th June 2021

For our remaining time in Year 4, the children will be reading and writing about Roald Dahl’s Charlie and…

The Very Hungry Caterpillar In Reception

11th June 2021

This week, we have been reading the wonderful story of ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. We have…


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.