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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

RC Use Their Listening Ears

25th September 2020

For our first full week at school we have begun Phase 1 phonics lessons. These help us to learn…

I Have a Little Frog

25th September 2020

This week the poem in Year 2 has been ‘I Have a Little Frog’. Every day each class has…

Here We Are

25th September 2020

During our first few weeks back at school, we have been looking at the book ‘Here We Are’ by…

We’re Going On A Sound Walk…

24th September 2020

The children have been brilliant this week and have settled in well to their new routines. We have shared…

Hello From RPS Class

18th September 2020

What a super day! The children have loved getting to know each other. Lots of new friendships have been…

Here We Are

18th September 2020

This week in Year 2 we have been painting all the things we can find on Planet Earth. We…


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



Flu Immunisations

The children’s flu vaccination programme is a national programme offered by NHS every year. It is a nasal spray. For…