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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

Tennis news

​Great news to hear how well our children (and Old Hunters) have done in the Penrith Club Tennis Championships last Sunday.
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Autumn Half Term Holiday Club

We will be running Holiday Club during the half term holiday, during the week beginning the 29th October.
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Pre-school News 14.09.2018

We have all been very busy in the preschool this week. We have welcomed some new children who have settled remarkably well and are forming some wonderful friendships already.
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Hunter Hall on Twitter

Hunter Hall is not just about education it is about friendships #education #hunterhall #school #penrith #cumbriahttps://t.co/RxXwBwYnqw
Lower school get to share in the fun too! https://t.co/cZrunmbhoD
Messy fun in the pre-school this week! https://t.co/vKsTaQY8Lc
  • Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS)
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