Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

15th November 2019

Dear Parents The highlight of this week has to be the resounding success of U11 boys and girls hockey teams, who competed in a ‘Quicksticks’ hockey tournament involving 28 local schools.  I am thrilled to announce that our...

8th November 2019

Dear Parents It has been a pleasure welcoming all the children back after their two week half term, refreshed and ready for the exciting weeks ahead.  The children have thoroughly enjoyed making the very most of the autumnal weather and it has been...

18th October 2019

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not alone in being amazed at how quickly the past seven weeks have gone.  They have certainly been action packed, full of learning, adventure and excitement.  All the children have certainly worked extremely hard...

11th October 2019

Dear Parents, It was lovely to end the week with uplifting performances from all pupils who took part in this afternoon’s Informal Tea-time Concert.  We heard three pupils give their first solo performance, singing and playing the piano and...

4th October 2019

Dear Parents The highlight of the week was, undoubtedly, the success of our Cross-Country runners at Gresham’s School in Holt.  All children approached the event extremely seriously and competitively and all should be delighted with their...

27th September 2019

Dear Parents What a wonderful week this has been at Fairstead House!  Staff and children alike thoroughly enjoyed celebrating the European Day of Languages and there were a magnificent array of costumes representing a wide range of different...

20th September 2019

Dear Parents, What a glorious autumnal week we have had at school. The children have clearly enjoyed the slightly unseasonal weather!  A particular highlight for the school was the girls’ spectacular sporting success against Glebe House on...

13th September 2019

Dear Parents, Firstly, my apologies again that so many of you did not receive last week’s Newsletter.  It was definitely sent on Friday at the usual time; however, it appears, for some unknown reason, to have landed in your Junk mailboxes. ...

6th September 2019

Dear Parents It was an absolute pleasure and delight to welcome you and your children back to school on Monday.  Everyone looked refreshed after their summer holiday and it was lovely to hear of all the children’s adventures.  The children...

5th July 2019

Dear Parents Our sporting season finished with a triumphant win for our U11 boys cricket team against Orwell Park last week.  The boys batted first and scored 109-4 in twenty overs.  Orwell Park batted and chased well, with twenty runs needed in...