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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

Meet Your New Teacher

29th July 2020

Here are links to short welcome videos from the teachers in Year 1, 2, 3 and 4. Children joining…

PGL Osmington – Presentation for Parents ( New Year 4)

29th July 2020

Will your child be in Year 4 in September? If so, we ask you to watch this short presentation…

Year 1 Story

5th July 2020

Here is Mrs Errington reading ‘The Detective Dog’ by Julia Donaldson. IMG_5603

Year 2 Story Part 3

5th July 2020

Here is Mrs Price reading the third part of ‘The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me’ by Roald Dahl.…

Year 2 Story Part 2

5th July 2020

Here is Miss Lovegrove reading the second part of ‘The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me’ by Roald Dahl.…

Year 3 Story Part 3

5th July 2020

Here is Miss Carlson reading the third chapter of ‘Esio Trot’ by Roald Dahl.


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



Summer Term Starts

All Children in years 1-4 due to return to school



EYFS Children start school

All EYFS children start school full time from today.



Flu Immunisations

All children will receive Flu Immunisations