Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

16th November 2018

Dear Parents This has been an action packed week at Fairstead House!  There have been outings, trips, matches and two busy Parents’ Evenings.  In the Music Department, preparations have begun for our Nativity plays and Christmas concerts.  I...

9th November 2018

Dear Parents This morning, all of school came together to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.  The children observed a two minute silence respectfully, whilst watching poppies fall in the Albert Hall.  The two...

19th October 2018

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not the only one who can’t believe how quickly this half-term has flown by.  Every week has been action packed, full of fun and learning and I know that the children will benefit and appreciate their two...

12th October 2018

Dear Parents A particular delight for me this week was watching our Cross Country runners return jubilantly from the Royal Hospital School in Ipswich.  Toby, Ella and Ava had all qualified for this event and were representing the Forest Heath...

5th October 2018

Dear Parents The highlight of my week was, undoubtedly, watching our children compete in the Gresham’s annual cross-country championships today.  This is a prestigious, highly competitive event in which thirty seven schools take part from all...

28th September 2018

Dear Parents I have been delighted this week by the sporting successes of children at Fairstead House!  At the Newmarket Open Weekend, all who attended the showjumping event were impressed with the equestrian skills displayed by our children. ...

21st September 2018

Dear Parents I am delighted to see that all the children are very settled and happy in their new year groups.  It is hard to believe that we have been back in school for three weeks already!  Do enjoy the girls’ match report below, written by...

14th September 2018

Dear Parents It was wonderful to see so many parents attend our Parents’ Information Evening on Tuesday!  I hope that you found the evening both informative and enjoyable.  As a result of the feedback received from the evening, I have decided...

7th September 2018

Dear Parents It was an absolute pleasure to welcome your children back to school on Monday and to hear about their holiday adventures.  The children were thrilled with their new I.T. room and have all enjoyed their new classrooms.  Reception have...

6th July 2018

Dear Parents What a wonderful, action-packed and fun filled end of term for all the children! I am sure that I am not alone in being incredulous at how quickly this term has flown by.  The Summer Term is always a lovely term but, this term, thanks...