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The Sunday Times voted us as one of the Top 100 Independent Schools in England 2018

For information on our Pre-school click here 

We received another excellent inspection result from the ISI in 2017

For news and details of the week ahead, please read our latest Newsletter.

For details of what's happening over the coming weeks, please see the Term Calendar.

Five reasons to choose Hunter Hall

  1. We offer choice.  We’re standalone, which means pupils are free to choose which senior school to attend and therefore have more choice and 99% of our pupils get into their first choice.
  2. We offer an affordable education.  On average our fees are 33% less than a typical independent junior school and the lowest in Cumbria.
  3. After school care until 5.30pm is included in the fees
  4. Excellent results - Our Sats results are above average with a pass rate of over 90% each year.  The national average is 61%.
  5. Specialist subject teachers - children are taught by teachers who are trained in specific subject areas.

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Small enough to care.... Big enough to achieve

Many schools, especially here in beautiful Cumbria, can boast of magnificent settings, small class sizes and innovative teaching alongside good results. However, not all can say that they are small enough to know every child as an individual; to be able to nurture and develop their true potential in order that each may recognise the area in which they will shine, be it academically, creatively or physically. We are very proud of the conducive and active learning environment we provide at Hunter Hall. In essence we are small enough to care but big enough to achieve; our Year 6 leavers’ destinations speak for themselves. Just browse through the following pages and see for yourself. We look forward to meeting you soon.


Recent News

Hunter Hall Year 5 & Year 6 athletics afternoon

Last Wednesday afternoon we welcomed Austin Friars pupils to our now stunning sports field (thanks to all those now aching and well-tanned grass cutters). The aim of the afternoon was to provide our children with an opportunity to put into practice all their new learning obtained during our PE lessons. Pupils took part in a range of track and field events; culminating in some highly competitive relays.
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Cycling for Science

A group of Year 6 mums with the help of Mr Sturgess and Miss Westgarth are “cycling for science” and riding a tandem coast to coast on Saturday 30th June.
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Pre-school news this week 15.06.18

This week we have been busy focusing on our families; in particular, our dads and thinking about the special things they do for us.
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Hunter Hall on Twitter

We're getting busier this week preparing for end of term and rehearsals for the school play are in full swing -… https://t.co/QFYnNCxNDr
Reception and Year 1 ready to go swimming in their pyjamas! #DrowningPreventionWeek https://t.co/Z2v6RTgLGF
Reception and Year 1 ready to go swimming in their pyjamas today! #DrowningPreventionWeek https://t.co/EnuZLB2JWY
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  • The Good Schools Guide