New Textbook Sales
Spectra Upfront is the official supplier of resource books to Fairmont High School.
Fairmont High School is partnered with Spectra Stationers, Glengarry, and they carry all the resource books on our Textbook Lists.
Sales can be made in cash, debit card or credit card.
Spectra Stationers appeals to parents to make a concerted effort to purchase the textbooks before the school starts on 17 January 2024.
Spectra Stationers is located in the Glengarry Shopping Centre, above “The Daily”.
Please note that prices are subject to change without prior notice.
Shopping hours are: Monday to Friday: 09h00 - 18h00 , Saturday: 09h00 - 15h00
Spectra’s friendly staff members eagerly await you, and would like to thank all Fairmont High School parents for their support.
It is their goal to make the purchasing of textbooks as easy as possible.
PLEASE NOTE: Although Spectra Stationers is Fairmont’s official supplier, please feel free to purchase your textbooks elsewhere. Please remember that the prices on the list are as quoted by Spectra Stationers.
ISBN numbers per book have been supplied on the textbook list to ensure that you purchase the correct version of the book.
WCED issued textbooks
The relevant textbooks will be issued to:
Grade 8 Learners - Monday 15 January 2024
Grade 11 - 12 Learners - Wednesday 17 January 2024
Grade 9 - 10 Learners - Thursday 18 January 2024
Textbook Return Policy
NO WCED issued textbooks MAY BE SOLD, it must be returned to the school at the end of 2024.
It is very important that your child(ren) return these books on the last day that he/she will be writing their exams at the end of 2024.
Covering of Exercise Books
Books may be covered with any suitable paper. We kindly request that you do not label any books until the new term starts. Instructions will be supplied by the various subject teachers as to what is required.
Please note that the Lists consist of the following three columns:
Column A - These are WCED issued textbooks that all learners receive from the school at no cost. Should these books however be lost or damaged, there will be a replacement cost involved. If the book is later found, returned and still in a usable condition, you will be refunded. PLEASE NEVER BUY A REPLACEMENT BOOK AND HAND IT IN IN THE PLACE OF THE BOOK THAT WAS ISSUED. You will still be charged for the lost book. If your child receives a book that is already damaged or needs to be re-covered/replaced, please return it to the Library for replacement/repair.
Column B - These are “Readers” or Workbooks that have to be purchased by you. Spectra Stationers at
Glengarry carry all the books on our Textbook Lists, but you are welcome to shop around for better prices. Please make sure that you check the ISBN numbers (provided on the lists) to ensure that you buy the correct version of the book. Also, note that the prices in column B has been quoted by Spectra Stationers.
Column C - These are workbooks/notes that are available from the various subject teachers and can only be purchased via the Online Store (Textbook Store), also on the FHS Website. Please ensure that you print or save the Invoice generated by the program. Your child will need this invoice in order to receive his/her books/notes from the various teachers.