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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

Planting Bulbs in Year 1

6th December 2019

In Science today all the children helped to plant daffodil bulbs in the Year 1 outside area. They also…

Reading Non-fiction Books

6th December 2019

We are writing factfiles next week in Year 4, so today we started to look at non-fiction books together.…

Forest School – Hedgehog Band Take 2!

5th December 2019

Last week during during forest school we read the hedgehog band story. We then went outside and looked very…

Bedtime Story Event

5th December 2019

It was a fantastic night.  Everyone thoroughly enjoyed listening to stories in a magical setting. Thank you to the…


5th December 2019

Year 4 have been learning about perimeter in maths. We spent time measuring the perimeter of the playground, library,…


5th December 2019

Thank you to everyone who came to watch our Samba performance this afternoon! The children have worked really hard…


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.

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



RC Class Nativity

9.30am. Tickets available on Parentmail



RPS Class Nativity

9.30am Tickets available on Parentmail



RD Class Nativity

9.30am. Tickets available on Parentmail