Fairstead House


An independent day school and nursery for boys and girls
from three months to eleven years

Fairstead House School Newsletters

22nd September 2017

Dear Parents The highlight of this week was the remarkable sporting achievements of the children!  On Wednesday, the U9 Netball and Rugby teams played away at Framlingham Junior College on Wednesday and won all their matches.  The children were...

15th September 2017

Dear Parents This morning, we welcomed the Rt. Hon. Matt Hancock, the MP for West Suffolk, to Fairstead House.  He formally opened the Nursery, which is now complete with the addition of the new toddler room.  We were joined by our Chair of...

8th September 2017

Dear Parents What a busy and successful first week back for all the children!  I am particularly delighted that all of our new children have settled in so well and we hope that all our new families feel very much at home.  We are all looking...

7th July 2017

Dear Parents We have just said goodbye to the last of the children who leave for a well-deserved summer break.  We wish them all a wonderful holiday and, to our Year 6 leavers, our very best wishes for their future.  They have been a splendid year...

30th June 2017

Dear Parents The week started off in wonderful fashion with our EYFS Sports Afternoon.  All the children in Yearlings, Ponies and Reception took part and clearly all thoroughly enjoyed themselves! A highlight was the jockeys’ race and I am...

23rd June 2017

Dear Parents What a joyous afternoon we have had welcoming so many grandparents into school!  They enjoyed a lesson with their grandchild, a tour of the school, a rousing and moving cantata and finally an afternoon tea in the Hall, where some of...

16th June 2017

Dear Parents It was a pleasure to welcome so many parents and grandparents to school this afternoon for our first Summer Picnic Concert for Years 1 and 2.  I am sure that you will agree with me that it was a great success; the children sang and...

9th June 2017

Dear Parents I hope that you had a lovely half term holiday and, to help with your planning for busy four weeks ahead, I am highlighting the main events, which I am sure you do not want to miss. Friday 16th June, 2.30pm – Picnic Concert...

26th May 2017

Dear Parents We were delighted by the success of the U11 Mixed Netball Team, who sailed through to the County Finals in Ipswich on Tuesday 4th July.  The team played three matches against local schools and won convincingly each time.  Despite the...

19th May 2017

Dear Parents This week, we welcomed two Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Inspectors into school.  This was a Compliance Inspection and we will be able to share the report with you when we receive it in approximately 3 weeks’ time. I was...