Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

17th November 2017

Dear Parents, As we hurtle towards the festive season, I feel it prudent to draw your attention to the exciting events we have ahead: Wednesday 22nd November – Years 3 and 4 are looking forward to returning to the National Horseracing Museum...

10th November 2017

Dear Parents It was a pleasure welcoming the children back to school after their half term holiday, refreshed and ready for the exciting weeks ahead.  This morning, we came together as a school and held a two minute silence in the PA.  Lucie...

20th October 2017

Dear Parents On Wednesday,  the School celebrated Harvest with a service in the Performing Arts Centre. All four choirs performed songs, some with actions and some in two parts. The Reverend John Hardy led us in a thought provoking story about...

13th October 2017

Dear Parents Another very busy week has flown by at school. We are racing through this Michaelmas Term and I am sure that I am not alone in being amazed that we are already one week away from Half Term.  This week, the children have been on trips,...

6th October 2017

Dear Parents, One highlight of week was undoubtedly my visit to Burwell House, where Years 3 and 4 were enjoying their two night residential trip.  I joined the children for lunch on Thursday and it was a delight to hear all about their adventures...

29th September 2017

Dear Parents A highlight for this week was most certainly the achievements of our cross country team, who took part in the annual Gresham’s Cross Country Competition, together with forty five other schools across East Anglia.  All of our...

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...