Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

22nd May 2020

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not alone in being amazed that we are now approaching half-term.  It has indeed been the strangest of times in the history of Fairstead House, but my colleagues and I have been delighted and encouraged at the...

15th May 2020

Dear Parents, I hope that this Newsletter finds you and your families well and looking forward to the weekend ahead.  I am sure that you all listened to our Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s address to the nation last Sunday, in which he said...

7th May 2020

Dear Parents, I hope that you have enjoyed a productive week with your children whilst they access ‘Fairstead From Home’ learning.  In school, we were all disappointed that our planned ‘Street Party’ to commemorate V.E. Day...

1st May 2020

Dear Parents, As we end our second week of Fairstead From Home, we have been delighted to see how successful the Zoom lessons and face-to-face learning has been received by pupils and by you.  This week, Year 6 have been trialling Google...

24th April 2020

Dear Parents, It is a very strange welcome back to you and your children after the Easter ‘break’; however, I hope that you and your families managed to enjoy your Easter celebrations and the lovely Spring weather despite these very...

20th March 2020

Dear Parents I am sure that I, and my colleagues, are not alone in feeling very sad that our Lent has come to such an abrupt ending.  It was very poignant in assembly this morning when I wished the children a very happy Easter whilst not knowing...

13th March 2020

Dear Parents, The highlight of the week was undoubtedly watching Year 4’s wonderful class assembly yesterday.  It featured a number of vignettes from the textbook which they are studying this term, ‘Bombs and Blackberries’, which...

6th March 2020

Dear Parents What a delight and pleasure it was to see all the children (and staff!) fully embrace ‘World Book Day’.  A vast range of characters and books were represented, fiction and non-fiction, including Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter...

28th February 2020

Dear Parents As I am sure you can imagine, we have had an extremely busy week in school and I was extremely proud of all of the children.  The Inspectors observed every class and interviewed many children from across the school.  They were charmed...

14th February 2020

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not alone in being amazed that we have reached the half-term holiday so quickly.  It has been an extremely busy six weeks, full of adventures and learning.  I think that the children will benefit greatly from a week...