Newsletters

8th July 2022

Dear Parents, This week has been a true celebration, with Sports Day, prizegiving, a trip to Hunstanton and much, much more. I cannot thank the staff enough for all they have done over this academic year and want to wish all the children a fantastic summer break. I...

1st July 2022

Dear Parents, The superb performances of 'The Not-So-Creepy Crawlies' have been the highlight of the week.  The acting, singing and performing from the children in Reception through to Year 2 was spectacular!  I would like to thank all the staff involved and the...

24th June 2022

Dear Parents, This week we have seen the most fabulous display of artwork in the Performing Arts Centre.  The Art Exhibition demonstrated a wealth of skills from the children and their confidence using such a wide range of media.  I would like to thank Mrs Newman for...

17th June 2022

Dear Parents, This morning, Fairstead House's 'Take a  Fresh Look' open event was a huge success!  We welcomed over 40 parents and visitors to the school and were wowed by performances from Year 3 and 4 taking on musical numbers from Matilda, and Reception to Year 2...

10th June 2022

Dear Parents, This week I was lucky enough to attend the U11 Girls' Dynamo Cricket tournament at Chippenham.  I must say that the team were superb and I could not have been more proud of their effort and achievement.  We were one of eight teams and in our group we won...

27th May 2022

Dear Parents, Matilda the Musical!  What a fantastic show with amazing acting, singing and dancing!  It has been an absolute privilege to welcome parents and family friends to watch the three performances.  I have spoken at length about the dedication and enthusiasm...

20th May 2022

Dear Parents, This has been yet another incredible week of exciting learning opportunities, with a visit to Sandringham, a science day, and of course Matilda rehearsals.  In addition we have held an informal concert, a fixture and our usual surprise readers.  I am...

13th May 2022

Dear Parents, This week has been the most wonderful celebration of events and learning!  The newsletter is packed full with images and articles, and it is just as well we had a full week with everything that has been going on.  Today has been a whole school Art day,...

6th May 2022

Dear Parents, It's been another action-packed week at Fairstead House, with Years 3, 4, and 6 having been out on trips to Hunstanton and the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Next week is yet another busy week, with Year 5 and 6 taking part in Bikeability training on...

29th April 2022

Dear Parents, Although the week has been one day shorter, it has still been filled with the most amazing experiences for the children.  One key theme this week in early years, has been fitness and keeping healthy, with children taking part in yoga, physical activities...

1st April 2022

Dear Parents, This week started with sunshine and ended today with snow.  However, the children have had a wonderful week whatever the weather, and this morning the FHPA provided a superb Easter egg hunt, where children exchanged plastic eggs for chocolate ones! ...

25th March 2022

Dear Parents, This week the sun has brought plenty of warmth and many smiles.  At Fairstead House we have had visits from a zoo, visits to the forest to create birds' nests and a number of scientific investigations and 'digs'.  In addition the FHPA have been working...

18th March 2022

Dear Parents, This week, I have been working from home and unable to enjoy all the activities that have taken place in School.  However, the wonders of technology have ensured I have not been far away from the exciting learning.  Reading through the newsletter, it is...

11th March 2022

Dear Parents, This week has been full of such highlights, there are too many to mention.  A fabulous 'Riotous Royals' day was an amazing opportunity for the children in Years 3 and 4 to bring their history topic to life with costumes and activities throughout the...

4th March 2022

Dear Parents, This week has seen a flourish of colour and costume for World Book Day.  Children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 have been dressing as different characters from their favourite books, and they have all looked fantastic!  Children in Key Stage 2 brought...

25th February 2022

Dear Parents, Last time I was writing the newsletter, the school was abuzz with music and dancing from the FHPA's Valentine's Disco, which was a big hit!  Thank you to everyone who supported the event and indeed the parents for signing up.  This week, yet more dancing...

11th February 2022

Dear Parents, This week has celebrated two key events, both of which have been shared in assembly.  Tuesday 8th February was Safer Internet Day, with a focus on 'All fun and games?' which explored relationships and respect online.  There are a number of very good...

4th February 2022

Dear Parents, This week celebrated National Storytelling Week and began with an assembly on the joys of telling and sharing stories.  In addition, Chinese New Year was also celebrated with a delicious meal cooked by Chef and her team, as well as various classroom...

28th January 2022

Dear Parents, This week in assembly, the children watched a video from the Big Garden Bird Watch which took place last year.  It counted down the top ten birds seen in gardens.  This weekend RSPB are encouraging everyone once again to take some time to appreciate and...

21st January 2022

Dear Parents, This week has flown by with so many house points being awarded across the school.  The children have been working hard and showing how well they follow the Golden Guide.  As you will enjoy reading below, the learning this week has been exciting, creative...