Horniman Primary School

  • Horniman Drive
  • Forest Hill
  • London
  • SE23 3BP
  • Tel: 020 8699 3190
  • After School Club: 020 8699 8378
  • Email:
  • Headteacher: Julie Loffstadt
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Confidence requires that children not be overly concerned with what others think if they make a mistake. Confidence is revealed when students are not afraid to fail and are happy to meet someone new. Confidence involves students having trust in themselves and believing that they will probably be successful in the end. Confident children stand up straight, look people in the eye, and speak clearly and with a firm tone of voice.

Confidence means feeling you can do it. It means not being afraid to make mistakes or to try something new. Examples of confident behaviours are raising your hand in class to answer a hard question, doing hard work without asking for help, sharing a new idea with your teacher in class, or saying hello to someone new.

Horniman Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.