Fairstead House


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

Fairstead House School Newsletters

4th October 2019

Dear Parents The highlight of the week was, undoubtedly, the success of our Cross-Country runners at Gresham’s School in Holt.  All children approached the event extremely seriously and competitively and all should be delighted with their...

27th September 2019

Dear Parents What a wonderful week this has been at Fairstead House!  Staff and children alike thoroughly enjoyed celebrating the European Day of Languages and there were a magnificent array of costumes representing a wide range of different...

20th September 2019

Dear Parents, What a glorious autumnal week we have had at school. The children have clearly enjoyed the slightly unseasonal weather!  A particular highlight for the school was the girls’ spectacular sporting success against Glebe House on...

13th September 2019

Dear Parents, Firstly, my apologies again that so many of you did not receive last week’s Newsletter.  It was definitely sent on Friday at the usual time; however, it appears, for some unknown reason, to have landed in your Junk mailboxes. ...

6th September 2019

Dear Parents It was an absolute pleasure and delight to welcome you and your children back to school on Monday.  Everyone looked refreshed after their summer holiday and it was lovely to hear of all the children’s adventures.  The children...

5th July 2019

Dear Parents Our sporting season finished with a triumphant win for our U11 boys cricket team against Orwell Park last week.  The boys batted first and scored 109-4 in twenty overs.  Orwell Park batted and chased well, with twenty runs needed in...

28th June 2019

Dear Parents As I write, the children are thoroughly enjoying their end of year disco.  Currently, Reception, Years 1 and 2 are dancing the night away and squeals of delight can be heard from the Performing Arts Centre!  My colleagues and I extend...

21st June 2019

Dear Parents What an incredibly busy week at Fairstead House!  It is hard to believe that we only have two weeks of term left; however, we have a huge amount to pack in to such a short time and we are greatly looking forward to the upcoming...

14th June 2019

Dear Parents As I write, there is great excitement in the school as Year 6 have just returned from a wonderful residential trip to Hollowford Centre in the Peak District  Children and staff declared it the ‘best trip ever’, despite the...

7th June 2019

Dear Parents, I hope that you and your children had a most enjoyable half-term holiday.  It was lovely to welcome the children back, refreshed and ready for the adventures which lie ahead this term.  Years 1 and 2 were very excited this morning as...