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Is your child 4 or will they turn 4 on or before 31 August 2020?  If yes, they can start school in September 2020!


From 1 November 2019, Hampshire residents can apply online for a school place or collect an application form from us or any Hampshire Infant or Primary School.


We will be holding a number of Open Session for you to come and look round Fairfield to help you make your decision on whether to apply for our school.  They will run from 9.30 to 11.00am and are as follows:


Thursday 14th November

Wednesday 20th November

Wednesday 27th November 

Thursday 5th December


These sessions will include a talk from the Headteacher, a performance from some of our current children, a tour of the school and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have.  From experience we have found that it is beneficial to come along without your child or younger siblings if possible.  In addition part of the tour is upstairs, therefore it is difficult to accommodate pushchairs.  Please click on the link below for details of our 'Meadow Days' where your child can come along for a taste of life at Fairfield!


To book your place on one of these sessions or discuss your individual needs, please call the school office on 02392 483029 or email quoting 'Open Day' in the subject field.  We would ask you to provide your child's name, date of birth and where they currently attend nursery or pre-school.


We look forward to welcoming you to Fairfield!

Meadow Taster Mornings


We are delighted to be able offer prospective new Year R pupils starting school in September 2020 the opportunity to attended a ‘Meadow Taster Session’ at Fairfield Infant School.


We make extensive use of our ‘Meadow’ in school to develop children’s independence, confidence, communication and Language, problem solving, physical development, and collaboration and to give them real experiences of maths and science.


In Year R and Year 1 every class has a half-day in the meadow each week with a variety of learning opportunities including the mud kitchen, climbing trees, shelter building, team challenges, exploring nature, planting, making and fire building.  Year 2 also have a half-day in the meadow to enhance their real life experiences across a wide range of curriculum areas whilst developing their learning characteristics such as perseverance and team work.


We have planned some 1 hour sessions from 10.00 - 11.00am on the following dates:


Friday 8th November

Friday 15th November

Friday 22nd November

Friday 29th November


Please contact the school office to book a place on one of the dates. Places are limited to 10 children a session.  Children will need to be accompanied by an adult. The sessions will take place in all weathers and the children and adults will need to come dressed appropriately and prepared to get mucky whilst having fun!