About Us

Ferndown Upper School is a co-educational comprehensive school for students aged between 13 and 19 years. The school was opened in 1972, but since then we have invested in a number of building projects to enhance our curriculum provision and cater for growing numbers on courses.

Facilities include:

9 laboratories making up the Science Faculty
A well-equipped learning resources centre/library with PCs
7 Computer labs with extra labs dedicated to Art, Music, Photography (Mac), Sixth Form, Technology
Specialist workshops for Design and Technology which include specialist rooms for electronics and graphics.
Specialist Art rooms that include Ceramics, Textiles and Photography provision.
Home Economics and Catering suite
Music Department including practice rooms and Cubase, Sequel, Sibelius
Sports Centre
Large assembly Hall
Drama Studio
Ansbury Careers Centre
Large designated area for SEN support
Inclusion Centre
Our Sixth Form is accommodated in its own block which includes study rooms, a common room, dedicated computer room and tutor/seminar rooms.