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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Persistence is revealed when young try hard when doing schoolwork they find frustrating and do not feel like doing, yet finish their work on time. Children who keep trying to complete an assignment rather than becoming distracted and those who elect to play after they've done their work demonstrate motivation and can be described as being persistent.

Persistence means trying hard and not giving up when something feels like it's too difficult to do. Examples of persistent behaviours are continuing to try, even when schoolwork is hard, not being distracted by others, checking your work when it's finished to make sure it's correct, and completing assignments on time.

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.