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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

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…

Online Safety At Home

12th January 2021

Children are accessing technology and the internet at a younger age than ever before. It’s never too early to…

Request a School Place – Vulnerable and Key Worker Families

5th January 2021

Key Workers and Vulnerable Families can request a school place by completing this form. Please note that your place…

National Lockdown and School Closure

4th January 2021

Given our responsibility to keep our whole community safe, we are asking for your co-operation. If at all possible,…


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.