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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...