Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

14th December 2018

Dear Parents What a wonderful, festive week this has been!  I am sure that you will all agree that every Nativity play, concert and service was an absolute delight.  All children, from the very youngest in Foals upwards, took part in at least one...

7th December 2018

Dear Parents Christmas festivities are in full in swing at Fairstead!  Yesterday, we enjoyed Reception’s Nativity play and, this afternoon, all of the Nursery came together for their own Nativity presentation.  The children all looked...

30th November 2018

Dear Parents This week, all the children have been practising hard for their Christmas performances, from our very youngest Foal of six months to our Year 6 children.  Like you, I am excitedly anticipating to the five events taking place over the...

23rd November 2018

Dear Parents One of the many highlights of my week was enjoying one of our regular Informal Tea-time Concerts, where we were entertained by nearly twenty children from Years 1 – 6 inclusive.  A wide variety of instruments were played,...

16th November 2018

Dear Parents This has been an action packed week at Fairstead House!  There have been outings, trips, matches and two busy Parents’ Evenings.  In the Music Department, preparations have begun for our Nativity plays and Christmas concerts.  I...

9th November 2018

Dear Parents This morning, all of school came together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.  The children observed a two minute silence respectfully, whilst watching poppies fall in the Albert Hall.  The two...

19th October 2018

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not the only one who can’t believe how quickly this half-term has flown by.  Every week has been action packed, full of fun and learning and I know that the children will benefit and appreciate their two...

12th October 2018

Dear Parents A particular delight for me this week was watching our Cross Country runners return jubilantly from the Royal Hospital School in Ipswich.  Toby, Ella and Ava had all qualified for this event and were representing the Forest Heath...

5th October 2018

Dear Parents The highlight of my week was, undoubtedly, watching our children compete in the Gresham’s annual cross-country championships today.  This is a prestigious, highly competitive event in which thirty seven schools take part from all...

28th September 2018

Dear Parents I have been delighted this week by the sporting successes of children at Fairstead House!  At the Newmarket Open Weekend, all who attended the showjumping event were impressed with the equestrian skills displayed by our children. ...