Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

20th March 2020

Dear Parents I am sure that I, and my colleagues, are not alone in feeling very sad that our Lent has come to such an abrupt ending.  It was very poignant in assembly this morning when I wished the children a very happy Easter whilst not knowing...

13th March 2020

Dear Parents, The highlight of the week was undoubtedly watching Year 4’s wonderful class assembly yesterday.  It featured a number of vignettes from the textbook which they are studying this term, ‘Bombs and Blackberries’, which...

6th March 2020

Dear Parents What a delight and pleasure it was to see all the children (and staff!) fully embrace ‘World Book Day’.  A vast range of characters and books were represented, fiction and non-fiction, including Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter...

28th February 2020

Dear Parents As I am sure you can imagine, we have had an extremely busy week in school and I was extremely proud of all of the children.  The Inspectors observed every class and interviewed many children from across the school.  They were charmed...

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...