In Memory of Dot

A bench was presented to the residents of Amberwood House Care Home in Ferndown, in memory of a very special resident, Dot Broomfield, who lived at Amberwood for 6 years before sadly passing away earlier this year.  The bench was presented, by her family and Moira McTagget (daughter) read a very moving poem about Dot’s [...]

John Thornton Music Scholarships presented at Ferndown Upper School

The John Thornton Young Achievers Foundation was delighted to present music scholarships to three talented students from Ferndown Upper School.  The scholarships will support their musical development by funding  instrumental lessons, exam fees, orchestra/band subs, sheet music etc. This new scheme was suggested and organised by Head of Music, Clare Whitehead,  who invited applications from musicians [...]

Roaring Success! The JTYAF Hospitality Day at the Bournemouth Air Festival

The JTYAF VIP Hospitality Day at the Bournemouth Air Festival 2014, was a resounding success.  Our guests enjoyed a fantastic flying programme from the exclusive VIP Hospitality Marquee situated on the beach right at the epicentre of the air and ground displays. With superb food, by the award-winning Gideon Hitchin and wall to wall sunshine it [...]