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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

Drama in Year 2

17th September 2021

In R.E. today, the children listened to the Christian story of ‘Jesus healing the paralysed man’ and discussed what…

Year 2 What Is A Plant?

10th September 2021

In year 2 today, the children looked at a variety of plants and thought about what was the same…

Updated Covid-19 Documents

3rd September 2021

We have revised our Covid-19 risk assessment in line with DFE and Government regulations. We have also prepared an…

School Re-Opening September 2021

2nd September 2021

  We hope you have had an enjoyable summer holiday. Please find a link to an information booklet prepared…

A sneaky peek!

2nd September 2021

Here are some before and ” almost after”  photos of the building work that has been taking place in…

Summer Wedding Celebrations

2nd September 2021

We are so happy to be able to share a photo of Mr and Mrs Hunt’s wedding and Mr…


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



Bike to school week

Bike to school week.



Harvest Festival Church Service

Harvest Festival Service



National Poetry Day

Poetry Day