Fordham Road, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7AA    Telephone 01638 662318   Email:

Fairstead House School and Nursery

A Co-Educational Preparatory Day School and Nursery for children from three to eleven years old


The Registration fee for the Main School is £120 and is non-refundable. A deposit of £200 is payable two terms before entry and will be refunded when your child leaves the school.  If a child is registered less than one term before entry, the deposit becomes payable immediately.

Fairstead House School is part of the Suffolk Council Early Years Funding Scheme; for general information about the Nursery, including funded hours and non-funded fees, please click here.

Tuition Fees – Main School – per term including lunches

Reception and Year 1 £2,730
Years 2 and 3 £2,890
Years 4, 5 and 6 £2,940

Before and After-school Care

Breakfast Club – from 8 am until 8.30 am £3.70 per day

After-school Care Club - per session

Entering & leaving between 3.30 & 5 pm £6.00
Entering & leaving between 3.30 & 6 pm (inc. tea) £9.50
Entering after an after-school activity (inc. tea) £7.50

Visiting Teachers

Individual Music lessons £179.00
Speech & Drama £107.10


Details of scholarships are available on request. Please contact us for further information

school fees

The school acknowledges that some parents may like to pay their school fees monthly. The school is providing details of a facility provided by Close Brothers which may be of interest. Please click on the logo for more details.

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In association with market-leading school fee finance provider, you can apply online to pay your school fees by monthly instalments*. It’s quick, easy and once approved, we will notify School Fee Plan of your termly fees, including extras.
*Credit is subject to status. Terms and conditions apply.

Fairstead House School and Nursery is a leading private co-ed prep and pre-prep day school and nursery for boys and girls aged three to eleven years in Newmarket, Suffolk in the heart of East Anglia.  It is within easy reach of Cambridge, Ely and Bury St Edmunds, with easy access from the A14 and A142. It was judged excellent by the Independent Schools Inspectorate and is a member of IAPS. The kindergarten is open every day providing flexible childcare. Our pupils are happy, confident, challenged and encouraged to reach their potential with us academically, socially and emotionally. If your child shows a particular talent for sports, music, drama or academic subjects, scholarships offering up to 50% off tuition fees are available. 

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Fordham Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7AA     Telephone 01638 662318