Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

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...

30th June 2017

Dear Parents The week started off in wonderful fashion with our EYFS Sports Afternoon.  All the children in Yearlings, Ponies and Reception took part and clearly all thoroughly enjoyed themselves! A highlight was the jockeys’ race and I am...

23rd June 2017

Dear Parents What a joyous afternoon we have had welcoming so many grandparents into school!  They enjoyed a lesson with their grandchild, a tour of the school, a rousing and moving cantata and finally an afternoon tea in the Hall, where some of...

16th June 2017

Dear Parents It was a pleasure to welcome so many parents and grandparents to school this afternoon for our first Summer Picnic Concert for Years 1 and 2.  I am sure that you will agree with me that it was a great success; the children sang and...

9th June 2017

Dear Parents I hope that you had a lovely half term holiday and, to help with your planning for busy four weeks ahead, I am highlighting the main events, which I am sure you do not want to miss. Friday 16th June, 2.30pm – Picnic Concert...

26th May 2017

Dear Parents We were delighted by the success of the U11 Mixed Netball Team, who sailed through to the County Finals in Ipswich on Tuesday 4th July.  The team played three matches against local schools and won convincingly each time.  Despite the...

19th May 2017

Dear Parents This week, we welcomed two Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) Inspectors into school.  This was a Compliance Inspection and we will be able to share the report with you when we receive it in approximately 3 weeks’ time. I was...

12th May 2017

Dear Parents This week, an undoubted highlight was watching the excitement and wonder of the children in the Ponies Room as they witnessed the baby chicks hatch.  As I write, all seven eggs have hatched successfully and I am delighted to report...

5th May 2017

Dear Parents This week at Hilltop, pupils have been worked collaboratively, solved problems and achieved various goals at the outdoor centre in North Norfolk.  They have thoroughly enjoyed a range of activities that have tested them both mentally,...

28th April 2017

Dear Parents There was great excitement in school this week with the success of the U11 Mixed Netball Team in the Forest Heath Netball Tournament, who won their semi-final out of 12 teams and reached the next stage in the tournament.  We are all...