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The staff at Ferndown First School are a dedicated professional team, who will be happy to help you.


Our experienced Senior Leadership Team are responsible for Strategic school improvement alongside day to day school organisation.

 Headteacher – Mr Sean Watts

 Deputy Headteacher – Mrs Katy Errington


Phase Leaders are members of the Senior Management Team.

If you need support, and your child’s Class Teacher is unable to help you, you should ask to speak with a Year Leader or Phase Leader.

EYFS & Y1 Phase Leader and SENCo/Inclusion Leader – Mrs Caroline Cload

EYFS Year Leader – Mrs Amy Smith

KS1 Phase Leader and Year 2 Leader – Mrs Sarah King

KS2 Phase Leader and Y4 Leader – Mrs Amanda Lord

Senior Class Teacher and Y3 Leader – Mrs Kristie Laverick


Holly Class Teacher Mrs Hayley Dudley
  Class Teacher Mrs Lucy Bremner
Oak Year Leader Mrs Amy Smith
  Class Teacher Mrs Emma Penfold
 Pine Class Teacher Miss Tracey Piddock
Class Teacher Mrs Stacey Hurst
YEAR 1    
Fern Class Teacher Miss Lucy Cully
Gorse Class Teacher Mrs Kim Jackson
Heather Class Teacher Miss Leah Wrixon
YEAR 2    
Otter Year Leader Mrs Sarah King
Squirrel Class Teacher Mrs Laura Etches
YEAR 3    
Lark Class Teacher Miss Kirsty Fearn
Robin Class Teacher Miss Megan Pentney
Wren Year Leader Mrs Kristie Laverick
YEAR 4    
Heron Class Teacher Miss Emily Spicer
Kingfisher Year Leader Mrs Amanda Lord
  Class Teacher Mrs Louise Wallace
Woodpecker Class Teacher Mrs Laura Marshall
Cover Teachers Mrs Sally Loftus-Boyd
  Mr Steven Woodward
Music Teacher Mrs Lynne Charters
Inclusion/Speech & Language Teacher Mrs Joy Whitehorn


HLTA / Breakfast Club Mrs Karen Oldring
School Support Worker Mrs Beth Bramley
Senior Teaching Assistant Mrs Kerry March
Senior Teaching Assistant / Breakfast Club Mrs Andrea Price
Teaching Assistant Mrs Donna Badger
Teaching Assistant Mrs Rebecca Barber-Cullum
Teaching Assistant Mrs Rachel Beaven
Teaching Assistant Mrs Claire Bicknell
Teaching Assistant Mrs Linda Hamer
Teaching Assistant Miss Lizzie Hunter
Teaching Assistant Miss Lani Jones
Teaching Assistant Mrs Alexis Julian
Teaching Assistant / Breakfast Club Miss Sophie Kara
Teaching Assistant Mrs Stefanie Lake
Teaching Assistant Mrs Gemma Lissenburg
Teaching Assistant / ELSA Mrs Karen Munday
Teaching Assistant Mrs Victoria Purdy
Teaching Assistant Mrs Rebecca Saunders
Teaching Assistant Mrs Susan Scott
Teaching Assistant Mrs Annette Sexton
Teaching Assistant Mrs Laura White


PA to the Headteacher Mrs Helen Tranter
Office/Finance Manager Mrs Patsy Wallis
Finance Assistant Mrs Kay Brown
Admin Officer Mrs Lauren Morgan-Clapham
Receptionist Mrs Sarah Scott



Mrs Wilson (Senior Midday Supervisor) Mrs Biles
Miss Entwistle Mrs Haywood
Mrs Matthews Mrs Sait
Mrs Scott Mrs Stickley
Miss Waldren Mrs Williams


Site Manager Mr Allen Onslow
Caretaker Mr Dino Politis



Miss Averil Mrs Barnes
Mrs Batchelor Miss Goodwin
Mrs Mutton Mr Pottinger
Mr Roik Miss Williams