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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

100 Letters For Care Homes Project

4th March 2021

To recognise and celebrate the life of Captain Sir Tom Moore who passed away recently, we have been busy…

Safer Internet Day

9th February 2021

Today is Safer Internet Day. In school and as part of the home learning this week the whole school…

Resources For Mental Health and Wellbeing

22nd January 2021

Looking after our wellbeing is so important right now. Dorset Council have produced a list of online support for…

Rainy Day Activity Packs

19th January 2021

Danny Thomas Coaching Academy have provided activity packs for KS1 and KS2.  These are ideal for downtime, especially on…

Wellbeing Challenge at home

18th January 2021

Life in lockdown can be tough on the whole family. We wanted to give you a fun filled challenge…

Big Garden Birdwatch

15th January 2021

Every year the RSPB conduct a national bird watch where they ask people from all over the country to…


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 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.