Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

22nd March 2019

Dear Parents I was thrilled to welcome Years 1 and 2 back from their exciting trip to Stansted Airport today.  All term, both classes have been learning about journeys.  Year 1 have been travelling the world in their incredible hot air balloon,...

15th March 2019

Dear Parents It has been a joy watching the children take part in so many exciting scientific experiments as part of Science Week.  In particular, observing the curiosity and awe of even the youngest children in the school was extremely impressive....

8th March 2019

Dear Parents There was great excitement in school this week as we celebrated World Book Day.  Children (and staff) from Foals upwards made a huge effort and came to school dressed as a character from a much-loved book.  We were thrilled to see such...

1st March 2019

Dear Parents I hope that you and your family have had a lovely half term and that the children have settled back into their school routines.  The glorious weather has made for a very welcome start to this half-term and it has been a joy to see the...

15th February 2019

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not alone in being amazed at how quickly the previous six weeks have flown by and that the half-term holiday is now upon us.  Saying that, I think that all the children are more than ready for a break!  Apart from...

8th February 2019

Dear Parents Everyone in school has enjoyed celebrating Chinese New Year this week.  On Monday, Mrs Haiqi Li, our Mandarin teacher, delighted all the children with her array of traditional Chinese decorations in preparation for New Year the next...

1st February 2019

Dear Parents Following the visit to Fairstead House by the Planetarium last week, Years 5 and 6 are very excited about their visit to the National Space Centre, near Leicester, on Monday.  Please see below for further, important, details regarding...

25th January 2019

Dear Parents The highlight of the week for everyone in school was undoubtedly having a Planetarium in school all day on Wednesday!  This special treat was arranged and provided by the Parents’ Association.  It is through your generosity at...

18th January 2019

Dear Parents The undoubted highlight of the week has been the instant success of our “Come for Lunch” invitation to all parents.  Having an important visitor has not only been a treat for the child whose parent has come, but also the...

11th January 2019

Dear Parents A very happy New Year to you all and I hope that you and your families had a wonderful festive season.  It was lovely seeing all the children back at school refreshed and ready for the adventures which lie ahead.  We have had lots of...