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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

Reception Writers

25th January 2020

This week in RC Class we have been using our sounds to do some wonderful independent writing. As well…

Reception Forest School Fun

24th January 2020

Today in forest school the children explored the impact of ice on wildlife and how frost and low temperature…

The Seder plate

24th January 2020

Year 4 are learning about a Jewish special meal in RE today.

Halving And Doubling In RPS Class

23rd January 2020

This week we have read the story of Goldilocks. We have written letters to the bears and shopping lists…


23rd January 2020

In gymnastics, Year 3 are learning to travel across apparatus in different ways.  Our challenge this week was travel…

Ocarinas in Year 1

23rd January 2020

This half term, Year 1 have been learning to play an ocarina. We have been covering and uncovering different…


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



M&M Production of Snow White

More details to follow



Break up for Half Term Holiday

School closes at 3.05pm for half term holiday



School re-opens at 8.40am