2nd October 2020

Dear Parents, We are all delighted that we are able to safely host an ‘Open Morning’, whilst adhering to all Government guidelines.  This will take place on Friday 23rd October.  As you can imagine, this will be rather different from a normal...

25th September 2020

Dear Parents, The highlight of my week was undoubtedly seeing all the children come to school today in wonderful costumes representing countries from all over the world.  It was significant to note how many children were representing countries from where their parents...

18th September 2020

Dear Parents, How delightful to end the second week of Michaelmas term in such glorious Autumn sunshine. How it lifts everyone’s spirits!  Already, all the children appear extremely well settled and happy in their new classrooms.  It is hard, indeed, to believe...

11th September 2020

Dear Parents, I am delighted to say that all children have settled back into school with excitement, verve and gusto and all now thoroughly deserve a refreshing and restful weekend.  It has been a real pleasure watching them reacquaint themselves with their friends,...

3rd July 2020

Dear Parents, The last week of the Summer Term has absolutely flown by.  This week, we were thrilled to welcome Year 5 back on Monday and Tuesday, and Year 2 back on Thursday and Friday.  As always, it is wonderful to see the children’s excitement as they rejoin...

26th June 2020

Dear Parents, The highlight of this week for me has undoubtedly been welcoming Year 3 and Miss White and Year 4 and Mrs Newman back to school this week.  It was a joy to watch the children’s evident delight at being back with their friends and teachers.  Their...

19th June 2020

Dear Parents, A highlight of the week has undoubtedly been watching Year 6, in their wonderful costumes, perform a ‘slimmed down’ version of Wind in the Willows, with only the class taking part!  The children had great fun filling in for their friends and...

12th June 2020

Dear Parents, I hope that all the children who are accessing Fairstead From Home have had a productive and enjoyable week. It is always a pleasure to see them in their Zoom lessons, which they appear to be thoroughly enjoying.  The children in school are missing their...

5th June 2020

Dear Parents, It was a pleasure and a delight to welcome children back into Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 on Monday.  The sun shone for us and all the children skipped in happily.  We were particularly pleased to see how confidently the children coped with the new car...

22nd May 2020

Dear Parents I am sure that I am not alone in being amazed that we are now approaching half-term.  It has indeed been the strangest of times in the history of Fairstead House, but my colleagues and I have been delighted and encouraged at the positive and enthusiastic...