Our School

About Us

Fairfields opened as a County Primary School in September 1974. Due to the school’s popularity and to answer the demand for more primary places in the area, the school underwent a major expansion project in the late 1990’s. Work finished in July 2000 to convert Fairfields to a two-form entry school. We now have sixty …

Aims & Values

Our Educational Aims Visitors to Fairfields comment on the calm, well-disciplined, friendly atmosphere within the classrooms. We believe that children feel happy and secure in this environment. This in turn creates the best possible attitude to learning. We aim to extend children’s knowledge of themselves and of the world in which they live, and through …

School Admissions & Prospectus

The school adopts and operates Hertfordshire County Council Admission policy and criteria. A copy of this can be obtained from the school office. Children transfer to secondary school in the year they become eleven. Hertfordshire Education Authority currently organises and processes all admissions on our behalf. If your child is of pre-school age then the …

Nursery Provision

At Fairfields, from September 2021, we will continue to offer 30 Nursery places. Nursery will run in the mornings only and there is only one point of entry in September. Therefore for 2021, if your child is or becomes 4 between September 1st  2021 and 31st August 2022  (i.e. born between September 1st 2017 and …

Little Fields Pre-School

Welcome to Little Fields Pre-School.  We are situated just to the right of the main school in a purpose-built building.  The Pre-School opened in September 1997.  It provides a safe, secure, stimulating and happy environment, appropriate equipment and a high staffing level for children over 2 years of age. The Pre-School is run by a …

Staff

School Leaders Mr G. Gaidoni Headteacher; Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead Mrs J. Tothill Deputy Headteacher; Curriculum, Behaviour, INSET, Assessment, KS1 Leader Senior Leadership Team Mrs S. Carter SENCo; Designated Safeguarding Lead; G&T Mrs L. Smith EYFS Leader; Reception Class Teacher (3 days); PSHCE / SRE Lead Miss J. Bloomfield KS2 Leader; Y5 Class teacher; English …

Governors

We are committed to ensuring all children’s schooling here at Fairfields is productive, enjoyable, and that every child fulfils his or her full potential during their time here, equipping them for the years ahead.  These formative years are so important. We are proud to do what we can to ensure that our school continues to …

Policies

Special Educational Needs

We have a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator who co ordinates the educational provision for children who have areas of need, (either educationally, socially, physically or emotionally), that may impact on their ability to learn effectively. The SENco along with the Deputy Head will ensure that Teacher or Learning Assistant help is directed appropriately. The SENco …