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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

Reading In Year Two

13th December 2019

We have been practising the skills of retrieving and interpreting in Guided Reading. Retrieving means we need to look…

Weather Report Films

13th December 2019

Here are two of the weather reports created in Year 1 today. IMG_0913 IMG_0914

Weather Reports in Year 1

13th December 2019

In Year 1 today the children were weather reporters reporting on the weather in the United Kingdom in Winter.…

RPS Class Nativity

12th December 2019

It’s a wrap! Well done to all of the children in RPS for completing their Nativity. We are so…

RC Class Nativity

11th December 2019

We are so proud of everyone in our class for their super Nativity performance today. The children have all…

Planting Bulbs in Year 1

6th December 2019

In Science today all the children helped to plant daffodil bulbs in the Year 1 outside area. They also…


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



Christmas Singing Performance – Years 3 & 4

2.30pm - more information regarding tickets to follow.



Christmas Choir Tour



St Mary’s Church Service

Christmas Church Service at St. Mary's Church. 9.00am