Faculty News

Matilda costumes – help required

The Performing Arts department is looking to borrow costumes for our production of Matilda. The costumes on this sheet (or similar) are the ones we are hoping to borrow. You may find you have some from an old fancy dress party or occasion... if you could help we would...

Former Art student Nia returns to share her expertise

We were delighted to welcome former student Nia Samuels to Fairfield to speak with the Key Stage 3 sketchbook club. Nia completed an Art GCSE at Fairfield and is now undertaking a Fine Art degree at UWE. She was able to share her creative process and answer questions about...

Introducing our Linguists of the Term

This term sees the launch of our new Fairfield High School 'Linguist of the Term' award to recognise those showing great enthusiasm and commitment to their language studies. Here are just a few of the worthy recipients. Well done to all of you!

Celebrating a decade of Dance by meeting Deanna

Continuing our celebration of a decade of Dance - celebrating our former students, this time we hear from Deanna Roberts, a former GCSE Dance student who is working in the Dance industry. Mrs Cambanakis has had the pleasure of working with her outside of school and she has gone...

10 years on & catching up with our Dance students

It has been 10 years this academic year since the first cohort of students to take Dance from Year 7 all the way through to GCSE left Fairfield and went out into the big wide world! We wanted to celebrate this by talking to some of our former students...

‘Surprise Me’ homework lived up to its name

We were absolutely blown away by the efforts of Year 7 with their "Surprise me" homework. Students were asked to spend time doing something that linked to German or Spanish. This could be to listen to a song and translate the lyrics, to watch a TV show or read...

Year 9 Pop Art achievements

Our Year 9 Art students are learning how to use grids to re-draw and enlarge images as part of their Pop Art unit. We want to show off these works by Kamani and Ted, looking fantastic after just two lessons work. A huge well done!

Students enjoy live performance of Romeo and Juliet

The English Department took a group of Year 10 students to see a live performance of Romeo and Juliet, one of their GCSE texts. The performance took place at Redgrave Theatre, Clifton. Shakespeare’s enduring tale of first love was performed by students from the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, one...