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Job Vacancy – Office Manager

Job Vacancy – Office Manager

We’re recruiting! Office ManagerMaternity Cover We are looking for an individual who is highly organised with excellent interpersonal skills to provide efficient administrative support to the staff at Hunter Hall. This a busy and varied role, and the successful...
The Art of Assessment

The Art of Assessment

I have spent many happy hours idly browsing in second-hand bookshops. The joy, for me at least, is never knowing what you are going to find. I’m not sure my family fully appreciate such joy, but my son at least is showing promise. Due to these happy hours browsing, I...
Demystifying Maths Mastery

Demystifying Maths Mastery

If you were asked to show that 1.7 is greater than 1.35, how would you go about doing it? You might start by drawing a number line to show that 1.7 is further along the number line that 1.35, but such an approach is unlikely to convince most 8-year-olds. From their...
20 years of Music with Mrs Wrightson!

20 years of Music with Mrs Wrightson!

This week, Cumbria’s only standalone independent school for children aged 3 – 11, Hunter Hall, marks a very special anniversary of their longest serving member of staff. Head of Music and Lower School Class teacher, Lynsey Wrightson, celebrates 20 years of overseeing...
Head’s Q&A

Head’s Q&A

What impact will EdTech and AI have on teaching and learning? The great promise of both EdTech generally and AI, more specifically, is that it will offer pupils a more personalised learning experience and bring greater equity to education in the process. Many online...
Neural networks and lasting learning

Neural networks and lasting learning

It has been estimated that the human brain contains something in the region of eighty-six billion neurons. Ironically, the human brain struggles to make sense of numbers of that magnitude. To demonstrate this, pause for a second to estimate how long it would take to...