Fairfield News

Remembrance Day at FHS

Former and current students at Fairfield High School (FHS) were proud and privileged to come together at 11am on 11th November to mark Armistice Day. Members of the active Old Fairfieldian’s Society attended the Remembrance ceremony at the school in Allfoxton Road, to meet students and, in some cases,...

CBBC star visits Fairfield for Black History Month

As part of Black History Month, we were privileged to welcome the inspirational and charismatic Shanequa Paris from BBC Newsround who talked to our students about their heritage and background, black icons and the reasons they’re proud to be black. Our students, as always, were amazing ambassadors for Fairfield and...

Celebrating Black History Month

We have had a busy time celebrating Black History Month. The authenticity of the work being done at Fairfield has been exceptional and the level of representation vast. The theme this year is Local Luminaries, so we have been focusing on a number of role models who have had a...

FHS Recipe Book

Last year, Fairfield students, staff and the community have submitted their favourite recipes to celebrate the wonderful cultural diversity of our school. The recipes have been created into a book where you can find recipes from Barbados to Denmark, from Staffordshire to Saudi Arabia! You can purchase your own...

Role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead

The designated safeguarding lead (DSL) should take lead responsibility for safeguarding and child protection (including online safety). At Fairfield, the DSL is James Barnes (Vice Principal) Additional responsibilities of the DSL include; providing advice and support to other staff on child welfare, safeguarding and child protection matters, taking part in strategy...

Attendance Update: Term 1

Term 1 attendance has been positive. As a school we have been consistently in line with the city average or above. However, there will be a real concentration on punctuality from Term 2 onwards. It is vital that students are on time to school and their lessons to have the...

Prestigious Music Mark School nomination for FHS

Fairfield High School (FHS) is honoured to be nominated as a Music Mark School; it was awarded this status in celebration of its commitment to excellent and high-quality music education for the school’s young people. Unlike other awards, this status recognises the work already being carried out by Fairfield...

FHS tackling climate change

Fairfield High School’s student eco team is an active group of students who care passionately about their immediate environment and the world as a whole. Despite the tricky times COVID has thrown at them, they have managed to put into place a number of impressive and sustainable initiatives, which...