About Us

E.A. Fairman PS  is located in Whitby, Ontario and serves students in Kindergarten through Grade 8.

Mission statement

We, at E.A. Fairman, strive to foster a nurturing and academically rigorous environment in which each individual student can attain his or her full potential. The school community fosters mutual respect and a positive self-concept for each individual and encourages independence and risk-taking to help students and staff meet the challenges of the future.

"Caring and Sharing" is our motto: Care about yourself, others, and the world around you. Share the love of learning, ideas, enthusiasm, and good choices. Together we can make a difference in our school, in our homes, and in our community.


Principal’s message

Welcome to E.A. Fairman PS!

E.A. Fairman is an elementary school of approximately 250 students from JK to Grade 8.  We are a small, closely knit community in the heart of Whitby.  Our school recently celebrated its 60th anniversary and has a reputation for academic excellence, amazing arts education, strong athletic instruction and students who care about their community and demonstrate strong leadership skills.  The school and community have an excellent relationship and we work together in harmony to benefit our students’ achievement and well-being.  We strive to provide outstanding programming that reflects Ministry expectations and standards and that meets the needs of each child.  Our students are described by guests and visitors to our school as being very respectful, hard-working and enthusiastic about learning. We feel that we are a true community school and hold to the philosophy that it takes a whole community to raise a child.