Welcome to Fairton School

Our school is situated eight kilometres north of Ashburton, 1.5 kilometers off State Highway 1.  As a contributing school, we cater for students Year 1 to Year 6, in a family atmosphere unique to rural schools. Our school is community focused and we are very fortunate to be part of a wonderful, caring and hard working small township
Fairton School began back in 1901. The values of commitment, cooperation and dedication that were the foundation of the school then are still in evidence now, over a century later. Our school is well catered for with current learning resources and excellent facilities. 
You're welcome to come and visit us. We look forward to seeing you.

Our mission is to:

Provide a learning environment for children that is real, relevant and rewarding in a fast changing world.

Our goals are to:

  • Develop an exciting and vibrant school.
  • Produce a well-balanced confident and adaptable student.
  • Provide opportunities for our students to make a positive difference in their Community

At Fairton School our core values are:


We believe that:

Success in Learning leads to Success in Life