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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Welcome to year 6 Rowan class!


This term, Rowan class are reading 'War Horse' by Michael Morpurgo.


Follow this link for BBC's audio adaptation to enjoy at home:




Here is a new novel, which is also set during WW1, that our class recommends reading:


Award winning Hilary McKay tells a captivating and deeply moving story of three young people growing up in the years before and during World War One.




We have been studying sources about soldiers' experiences during the war.

Visit these pages at home to find out more and read letters, diary entries and see photographs from the Great War as well as children's roles and experiences during this difficult 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.