Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

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...

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...