Horniman Primary School

  • Horniman Drive
  • Forest Hill
  • London
  • SE23 3BP
  • Tel: 020 8699 3190
  • After School Club: 020 8699 8378
  • Email:
  • Headteacher: Mr Andrew Pickering
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Try some of these activities to be helpful at home and learn new lifeskills:

Being helpful:

  • Lay or clear the table
  • Make homemade window cleaner using 50% white vinegar and 50% water – clean a window or a mirror
  • Make the perfect cup of tea for your grown-ups (How much milk do they like? How long should you leave the teabag in? Do they take sugar? Get them to rate it out of ten)
  • Reorganise your bedroom and make it tidier 
  • Hoover the floor
  • Call or contact an elderly relative - write them a letter, text, phone or Skype etc.
  • Load the dishwasher
  • Read to a younger relative
  • Change a nappy


  • Learn to tie your shoelaces
  • Learn to knit 
  • Learn to tell the time
  • Sew on a button
  • Cook a pancake
  • Slice vegetables
  • Make a simple meal
  • Use the washing machine
  • Make a smoothie
  • Darn a sock
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.