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Latest News 

Welcome to our Latest News page, where you will find out about everything we’ve been up to lately.  Read on to find out more about Hunter Hall School, or you can click here to read our latest newsletter.

Penrith school’s carol concerts return for 35th year!

Penrith school’s carol concerts return for 35th year!

The remarkable Penrith Schools Carol Concerts return for a 35th year to St Andrew’s Church, Penrith on Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 December at 7pm. This year 14 schools ranging from village primary schools through to Ulllswater Community College and Queen Elizabeth...

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Local Schools’ Orienteering Competition

On Friday 8th November Hunter Hall school staged our very first local schools’ orienteering competition, with 46 children from 4 local schools taking part. Testing out our newly mapped areas, which encompass the fields to the north of the school site, children tested...

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World Cup Tag Rugby

Hunter Hall welcomed 8 local schools to participate in the U11 World Cup Tag Rugby event as the Rugby World Cup enters the knockout phase. Schools who joined us included Clifton, Appleby, Kirkby Stephen, Long Marton, Morland, Brough, Calthwaite and High Hesket. Each...

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Book Week 2019

Book Week 2019

Book Week got off to a flying start last Friday, with a visit from local author, Helen Hareldsen. Upper School sat enraptured, while she told them all about the adventures of the pony, ‘Little Pearl’, on the Cumbrian Fells. The children particularly enjoyed...

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Launch of Hunter Hall School Science Centre

Launch of Hunter Hall School Science Centre

The Lord-Lieutenant of Cumbria, Mrs Claire Hensman, officially launched the new Hunter Hall science centre on Thursday 19th September with a bang (literally). We welcomed over 150 guests as we celebrated the launch of the centre, with entertainment from Professor...

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New Staff at Hunter Hall School

New Staff at Hunter Hall School

As children across the county start the new school term, Hunter Hall School in Penrith welcomes two new members of teaching staff. Mrs Kirsty Fletcher takes up the position of Deputy Head, Year 6 leader, Head of Girls’ Games and English.  Joining her will be Mrs Ella...

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The annual Hunter Hall Orienteering Cup

The annual Hunter Hall Orienteering Cup

The annual Hunter Hall Orienteering Cup was held last week, split over two days, with Years 3, 4 and 5 testing themselves on Wednesday, followed by Year 6 on Thursday. With a new area mapped, incorporating the fields to the rear of the school, a tricky course was set...

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Year 5 Science Challenge

Year 5 Science Challenge

Year 5 were invited to take part in a wonderful Year 5 Science Challenge activity morning, held at Ullswater Community College last Tuesday. Based on the theme of space exploration, the children were split into small teams, with their first task being a challenge to...

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