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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

Fantastic Phonics!

15th January 2022

In EYFS we  have been busy learning our new sounds j, v, w and x.  We have learnt to…

PSHE in Year 1

14th January 2022

This week in PSHE we were thinking about the different ways that we learn. We tried to make paper…

R.E. In Year 2

14th January 2022

In R.E. today, we discussed the word ‘commitment’ and as a year group we showed a commitment to keeping…

Victorian School Experience in Year 3

14th January 2022

Year 3 are enjoying their new History unit learning about the Victorians. This week children have been learning about…

Year 4 Science

14th January 2022

This week we have started to explore how we hear sound. We conducted a number of experiments and considered…

Part and Whole

10th January 2022

In EYFS, we have been learning about parts that make up a whole.  We have been busy building parts…


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



M&M Productions – Aladdin

M&M Productions Aladdin



Child Mental Health Week

Child Mental Health Week



St. David’s Day

St. David's Day