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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

A guide to in-game chat

1st July 2020

ThinkuKnow has teamed up with Ukie (The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment) to give you advice about online games…

DTCA Summer Activity Club

28th June 2020

Danny Thomas Coaching Academy will be running a summer activity club at Ferndown First School. Further information is available…

Virtual Sports Day!

23rd June 2020

As part of National School Sports Week we would like you to enter the Virtual Sports Day. Virtual Sports…

Year 3 Story

23rd June 2020

Here is Miss Carlson reading the first chapter of ‘Esio Trot’ by Roald Dahl.  

Year 4 Story

22nd June 2020

Here is Miss Biles reading ‘Leon and the Place Between’ by Angela McAllister.  

Year 2 Story

22nd June 2020

Here is Mrs Bremner reading the first few pages of ‘The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me’ by Roald…


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.

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



Blashford Lakes visit – cancelled

EYFS visit to Blashford Lakes



TBC Transition Day

Due to school closure this event is yet to be confirmed



Rescheduled Dates Osmington Bay Residential

Year 4 Residential at Osmington Bay