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Year 12 and Year 14 Farewell

Year 12 and Year 14 Farewell

Farewell and good luck to all of our Year 12 and Year 14 students on their last day at Hunterhouse College.  

Mental Health Week – Year 8

Mental Health Week – Year 8

To recognise Mental Health Week 2021, Year 8 pupils will be taking part in a ‘Balloon Release’. The Year 8 pupils will have the opportunity to reflect on the challenges they have faced in the past Year and look forward, with hope, to brighter times ahead. In keeping...

Mental Health Week – Year 11

Mental Health Week – Year 11

Mental Health Awareness Week (10th - 16th May) Year 11 Form Activities Following a discussion with their Form Tutors about Mental Health Awareness week, and using the theme of “Nature”, Year 11 are using their Form time to focus on "positive mental health" and not...

Mental Health Week – Year 10

Mental Health Week – Year 10

Year 10 will be completing Acts of Kindness and Acts of Wildness. They have been asked to produce a photograph, video or piece of art showing that they have 'got into nature' during the week as we know that getting outdoors can massively improve mental health. As part...

Mental Health Week – Year 9

Mental Health Week – Year 9

The natural world we live in is a diverse ecosystem with all aspects of that ecosystem interacting with each other and having an impact on those things around us. When there are positive interactions in nature, the plants and living things are able to flourish and...

Mental Health Week – Year 13

Mental Health Week – Year 13

Year 13 are going to take a photograph which they feel demonstrates the positive effects of the natural world.  An image which makes them feel has a positive benefit to their week being or improved their mental health.  They are going to upload their favourite...

Past Pupil designs the Grand National 2021 winning trophy

Past Pupil designs the Grand National 2021 winning trophy

Cara Murphy was a student of Princess Gardens and then the first 2 years of Hunterhouse College. She was called Cara McCrory and was the first Deputy Head Girl at Hunterhouse College in 1987-88. She also previously designed a silver desk set for 10 Downing Street. She...

Barnardo’s See, Hear, Respond Campaign

Barnardo’s See, Hear, Respond Campaign

Barnardo’s NI have launched a brand new emotional wellbeing service – See, Hear, Respond.  This service will work with children and young people in N. Ireland who might need additional support to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, offering practical and therapeutic...

‘Text a Nurse’ Service

‘Text a Nurse’ Service

The Department of Education has introduced a new ‘Text a Nurse’ service to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 11-19 in Northern Ireland. It provides a secure and confidential text messaging service to easily and anonymously get in touch with a school nurse for advice and support about physical, mental and emotional wellbeing.