Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

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...

7th February 2020

Dear Parents Further to last week’s Newsletter, we are all proud and delighted that Ava W. in Year 6 has been awarded an academic scholarship at The Leys in Cambridge in addition to the sports scholarship that she has already been awarded at...

31st January 2020

Dear Parents, We were all thrilled today to hear of the success of Isabella M., and Ava W., who have been awarded Drama and Sports Scholarships respectively at St Mary’s School, Cambridge.  In addition, all Year 6 children who have applied to...

24th January 2020

Dear Parents The undoubted highlight of the week for all at Fairstead House was our celebration of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rat, on Tuesday.  Our Chef excelled herself and delighted all children with their own individual take-away...

17th January 2020

Dear Parents It is hard to believe that today marks the third anniversary of the opening of the new Nursery.  Incredibly, our first cohort of children will be starting Reception this September, which may explain why we are full already and with a...

10th January 2020

Dear Parents, My colleagues join me in wishing you a very happy and healthy New Year.  I hope that you and your families have had a joyous festive time.  It has, indeed, been a delight listening to the children share their Christmas stories with...

13th December 2019

Dear Parents, What a wonderful finale our church service this morning made to a fantastic term.  As in our Nativity plays and concert at Tattersalls on Wednesday, the children sang maturely and poignantly and, as ever, testament to our Director of...

6th December 2019

Dear Parents What a wonderfully joyous, festive week we have all enjoyed at Fairstead House!  I have had the pleasure and privilege of watching four Nativity plays this week!  It was particularly delightful to watch the progression from our...

29th November 2019

Dear Parents As I write, we have more than forty children ensconced in the Performing Arts Centre and clearly thoroughly enjoying the screening of Toy Story 4, having had a delicious pizza supper beforehand.  I have never seen so much pizza...

22nd November 2019

Dear Parents A real highlight of the week was watching Reception children return from their day at the Suffolk Owl Sanctuary.  The children have been studying owls and have been reading the delightful book, ‘The Owl Who Was Afraid Of The...