Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

3rd May 2019

Dear Parents, I hope that you all enjoyed a lovely Easter break with your children .  It was a pleasure seeing everyone return to school, refreshed and full of excitement for the term ahead.  The Summer Term is always a busy one and this year is no...

5th April 2019

Dear Parents The highlight of this week, and indeed the term, is undoubtedly the huge success of ‘Olivia’.  All children who took part performed magnificently and clearly everyone enjoyed the experience!  I, for one, certainly...

29th March 2019

Dear Parents It was lovely to start the weekend watching the children selecting and purchasing such beautiful bouquets and posies for Mothering Sunday.  Many had come in with their own pocket money and thoroughly enjoyed making their special...

22nd March 2019

Dear Parents I was thrilled to welcome Years 1 and 2 back from their exciting trip to Stansted Airport today.  All term, both classes have been learning about journeys.  Year 1 have been travelling the world in their incredible hot air balloon,...

15th March 2019

Dear Parents It has been a joy watching the children take part in so many exciting scientific experiments as part of Science Week.  In particular, observing the curiosity and awe of even the youngest children in the school was extremely impressive....

8th March 2019

Dear Parents There was great excitement in school this week as we celebrated World Book Day.  Children (and staff) from Foals upwards made a huge effort and came to school dressed as a character from a much-loved book.  We were thrilled to see such...

1st March 2019

Dear Parents I hope that you and your family have had a lovely half term and that the children have settled back into their school routines.  The glorious weather has made for a very welcome start to this half-term and it has been a joy to see the...

15th February 2019

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not alone in being amazed at how quickly the previous six weeks have flown by and that the half-term holiday is now upon us.  Saying that, I think that all the children are more than ready for a break!  Apart from...

8th February 2019

Dear Parents Everyone in school has enjoyed celebrating Chinese New Year this week.  On Monday, Mrs Haiqi Li, our Mandarin teacher, delighted all the children with her array of traditional Chinese decorations in preparation for New Year the next...

1st February 2019

Dear Parents Following the visit to Fairstead House by the Planetarium last week, Years 5 and 6 are very excited about their visit to the National Space Centre, near Leicester, on Monday.  Please see below for further, important, details regarding...