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...

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...

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...

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...

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...