17th September 2021

Dear Parents, It was lovely to welcome the whole school into assembly on Monday morning.  They looked ever so smart in their blazers and enjoyed hearing the story about all the jigsaw friends who will help them in their PSHE learning.  On Wednesday, the children...

10th September 2021

Dear Parents, It has been an absolute delight to welcome the children back to Fairstead this week.  They have enjoyed getting to know their new class teachers and meeting new pupils.  The highlight of the week has been the whole school visit to the Jarman Centre, for...

9th July 2021

Dear Parents This week has been an amazing celebration of Fairstead!  In my speech at prizegiving, I spoke about all the celebrations this term and how many wonderful memories the children will be taking with them over the summer.  They should all be very proud of...

2nd July 2021

Dear Parents, This week the amazing performances of Alice in Wonderland and Joseph have been a delight to watch, and we have been thrilled to be able to invite so many parents to see their children in the performances and dress rehearsals. It is a superb team effort...

25th June 2021

Dear Parents, What a week! The children have had an amazingly exciting and fun week, with every class taking part in events, trips and competitions. On Monday I was thrilled to see the Year 3 and 4 children complete the ‘Tour de Severals’ which was so...

18th June 2021

Dear Parents, On Monday morning, the week started with Year 3 and 4 children visiting the Olympic Park, and Year 2 receiving an exciting actor-led activity morning. Every day, visits, trips, and learning continued, filling our action-packed week! Please enjoy reading...

11th June 2021

Dear Parents, The second half of term has started with a fantastic week of exciting learning!  As you will see below, a wealth of wonderful activities both in and outside the classroom have provided superb opportunities for all children in school. Please may I bring...

28th May 2021

Dear Parents, This week has been a tremendously busy one with so many highlights that there are too many to mention!  As you will see below, the learning that has taken place has celebrated the first half of the summer term and promises for a very exciting second...

21st May 2021

Dear Parents, This week has been a week to brighten spirits despite the rather disappointing weather.  The enthusiasm and energy in rehearsals for both Joseph and Alice are clearly visible with children singing songs and practising their dance moves.  We are very much...

14th May 2021

Dear Parents, This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this year’s theme is ‘Nature’.  Nature is a very important topic for children, and one that many children engage in, as their awareness of how to look after the world and local environment...