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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. Mr Sean Watts - Headteacher

Mini Marathon!

28th March 2024

Today we were supposed to run 3 laps of the daily mile rack alongside Mrs Lord who has set…

Teddy Bear’s picnic in Year 2

28th March 2024

Some of the attendees of our wonderful picnic!

Persian New Year Assembly

28th March 2024

Year 1 enjoyed learning all about Persian New Year in a special assembly this morning. The children enjoyed learning…

World Poetry Day in Year 1

28th March 2024

We celebrated Poetry Day by learning a Spring poem. Enjoy! FullSizeRender

Our Easter Church Service

27th March 2024

Today, we enjoyed our Easter Service at St Mary’s Church. Despite the soggy walk there, we enjoyed readings, poems…

Year 3 and 4 Gymnastics Tumbling Competition.

22nd March 2024

Today some children from Year 3 and 4 entered a gymnastics competition. They were against 6 local schools. The…


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 Mr Watts. If you are concerned about the welfare of a child and think they are at risk of harm, please speak with Mr Watts. In his absence, please speak with Mrs Errington, Mrs Cload 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.


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