In the Community
At Hunter Hall school, we love to get involved in our local community, from raising money for charity, to entering competitions and fundraising – we all do our bit.
At Hunter Hall School, we support a number of charities, both local and national. In the last year, in excess of £2000 was raised in total, though pupils are encouraged to support by action, as well as donation.
Each year a nominated charity is chosen by the school and various fundraising activities take place to support this charity and other worthwhile causes.
At Hunter Hall school there are facilities on site for the recycling of vegetable waste, clothes, paper and cardboard and metal. We raised £100 as part of the ‘Rag Bag’ scheme by collecting close to 240kg of clothing.
A productive vegetable and fruit garden and a rapidly-developing wildlife area are also important components of the education at Hunter Hall.
Here at Hunter Hall using both the inside and the outside environment is important to us and the children are made well aware of environmental issues as both part of their Outdoor Education sessions and as part of our Forest Schools initiative, where the surrounding fields and woodlands are used to full advantage.
Academically environmental issues are also covered as part of Science and Geography teaching where topics such as ‘using energy’ and ‘the natural world’ are covered.
We have been awarded a Gold award by CBEN (Cumbria Business Environment Network) for our awareness of environmental issues.
Our Latest Fundraising Challenge
At Hunter Hall school, we often take on a fundraising challenge to raise money for updating our facilities or new resources to ensure our school is the best it can be.
The S.T.E.M Centre Fundraising Project
In 2017/18 we took on our biggest challenge yet – to raise £75,0000 to build a bespoke new Science Centre.
As the years have passed, the school buildings and classrooms at Hunter Hall school have been modified and updated when time, resources and finances have allowed. Our aim is always to enhance our facilities to provide a
Unlike maintained schools we cannot rely on government grants; we ourselves must fund everything we do and buy.
However, thanks to our amazing pupils, parents and staff we smashed our target and the centre