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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 Flapjacks!

14th February 2020

This week, Year 3 received a design brief from Danny Thomas asking them to design and make a healthy…

Number Sentences And Story Writing In RPS Class

13th February 2020

This week we have been learning how to read and answer addition number sentences. We have also continued our…

4B’s Functional Final Products

13th February 2020

4B finished creating their night lights today! They really enjoyed using different materials to make their designs come to…

Measuring Area

13th February 2020

In Year 4 this week, we have been learning how to calculate area. The children used a range of…

Making night lights

13th February 2020

Year 4 have been designing and making night light shades to put over their electrical circuits.

Fee Figh Fo Fum

7th February 2020

This week the children in RD have enjoyed there final focus traditional tale of the half term – Jack…


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



School re-opens at 8.40am



Arts Week



Level 1 Bikeability course