Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1912 Handbook - Matron


To have kept house and done cooking, written down accounts by herself satisfactorily, on parents' statement, during a week; 

Or alternatively - Theoretically -

Storekeeping: State what articles (the least) should be in readiness for cleaning, and cooking, and food.

Linen.  Say how much linen required for so many patients.  State what articles.

Accounts.  Describe method of bookkeeping.  Show knowledge of rule-of-three arithmetic.

Cleaning.  Method of cleaning pans, brasses, and steel; polished furniture or boards.

1943 POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Do one of the following for seven consecutive days:

a) Lay and light a fire economically or clean shoes (someone else's as well as her own).

b) Lay breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

2) Lay and wash up Saturday or Sunday dinner and leave kitchen and scullery tidy.  Clean and polish windows and furniture.  Do the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor.

3) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

4) Know the rules for keeping a dustbin clean and sanitary, and for keeping a sink clean and free from grease.

5) Know how to use left-over food; know if foodstuffs are fresh.  Understand simple food values, e.g., body building and warming, protecting, etc., and know in which foodstuffs these are contained.

6) Clean and polish brasses, copper, knives and silver.

7) Mend household linen by hand and be prepared to demonstrate at the test her ability to do this.

8) Deliver a verbal message to three different parts of the institution at least half an hour after hearing it.

9) Bring a certificate from her parent, guardian or a member of the staff of the institution, stating that she has been tidy, helpful and thorough in her home or in the institution.

1947 POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Do one of the following for seven consecutive days:

a) Lay and light a fire economically or clean shoes (someone else's as well as her own).

b) Lay breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

2) Lay and wash up Saturday or Sunday dinner and leave kitchen and scullery tidy.  Clean and polish windows and furniture.  Do the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor.

3) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

4) Know the rules for keeping a dustbin clean and sanitary, and for keeping a sink clean and free from grease.

5) Know how to use left-over food; know if foodstuffs are fresh.  Understand simple food values, e.g., body building and warming, protecting, etc., and know in which foodstuffs these are contained.

6) Clean and polish brasses, copper, knives and silver.

7) Mend household linen by hand and be prepared to demonstrate at the test her ability to do this.

8) Deliver a verbal message to three different parts of the institution at least half an hour after hearing it.

9) Bring a certificate from her parent, guardian or a member of the staff of the institution, stating that she has been tidy, helpful and thorough in her home or in the institution.

1950 POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Do one of the following for seven consecutive days:

a) Lay and light a fire economically or clean shoes (someone else's as well as her own).

b) Lay breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

2) Lay and wash up Saturday or Sunday dinner and leave kitchen and scullery tidy.  Clean and polish windows and furniture.  Do the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor.

3) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

4) Know the rules for keeping a dustbin clean and sanitary, and for keeping a sink clean and free from grease.

5) Know how to use left-over food; know if foodstuffs are fresh.  Understand simple food values, e.g., body building and warming, protecting, etc., and know in which foodstuffs these are contained.

6) Clean and polish brasses, copper, knives and silver.

7) Mend household linen by hand and be prepared to demonstrate at the test her ability to do this.

8) Deliver a verbal message to three different parts of the institution at least half an hour after hearing it.

9) Bring a certificate from her parent, guardian or a member of the staff of the institution, stating that she has been tidy, helpful and thorough in her home or in the institution.

1953 POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Do one of the following for seven consecutive days:

a) Lay and light a fire economically or clean shoes (someone else's as well as her own).

b) Lay breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

2) Lay and wash up Saturday or Sunday dinner and leave kitchen and scullery tidy.  Clean and polish windows and furniture.  Do the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor.

3) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

4) Know the rules for keeping a dustbin clean and sanitary, and for keeping a sink clean and free from grease.

5) Know how to use left-over food; know if foodstuffs are fresh.  Understand simple food values, e.g., body building and warming, protecting, etc., and know in which foodstuffs these are contained.

6) Clean and polish brasses, copper, knives and silver.

7) Mend household linen by hand and be prepared to demonstrate at the test her ability to do this.

8) Deliver a verbal message to three different parts of the institution at least half an hour after hearing it.

9) Bring a certificate from her parent, guardian or a member of the staff of the institution, stating that she has been tidy, helpful and thorough in her home or in the institution.

1957 POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Bring a statement from her parent, guardian, or member of the staff of the institution, showing that she has been tidy, helpful, and thorough in her work at home or in the institution.

2) Carry out the following for seven consecutive days or four consecutive week-ends: 

a) Lay and light a fire economically; or Clean her own shoes and those of another person.

b) Lay the table for breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

3) Lay the table for a two-course meal; clear away, ad wash up afterwards leaving the kitchen and scullery tidy.

4) Carry out the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor, furniture and windows.

5) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing, and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

6) Know how to keep a dustbin clean and sanitary and a sink clean and free from grease.

7) Know how to judge the freshness of foodstuffs.  Understand simple food values and know which foods are body-building, warming, and protecting.

8) Clean and polish brass, copper, knives, and silver.

9) Mend household linen by hand; be prepared to demonstrate this at the test.

10) Deliver a verbal message to three different parts of the institution at least half an hour after hearing it.

1960 POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Bring a statement from her parent, guardian, or member of the staff of the institution, showing that she has been tidy, helpful, and thorough in her work at home or in the institution.

2) Carry out the following for seven consecutive days or four consecutive week-ends: 

a) Lay and light a fire economically; or Clean her own shoes and those of another person.

b) Lay the table for breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

3) Lay the table for a two-course meal; clear away, and wash up afterwards leaving the kitchen and scullery tidy.

4) Carry out the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor, furniture and windows.

5) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing, and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

6) Know how to keep a dustbin clean and sanitary and a sink clean and free from grease.

7) Know how to judge the freshness of foodstuffs.  Understand simple food values and know which foods are body-building, warming, and protecting.

8) Clean and polish brass, copper, knives, and silver.

9) Mend household linen by hand; be prepared to demonstrate this at the test.

10) Deliver a verbal message to three different parts of the institution at least half an hour after hearing it.

1961 (July) POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Bring a statement from her parent, guardian (or member of the staff in the case of hospital companies), showing that she has been tidy, helpful, and thorough in her work.

2) Carry out the following for seven consecutive days or four consecutive week-ends: 

a) Lay and light a fire economically; or Clean her own shoes and those of another person.

b) Lay the table for breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

3) Lay the table for a two-course meal; clear away, and wash up afterwards leaving the kitchen and scullery tidy.

4) Carry out the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor, furniture and windows.

5) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing, and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

6) Know how to keep a dustbin clean and sanitary and a sink clean and free from grease.

7) Know how to judge the freshness of foodstuffs.  Understand simple food values and know which foods are body-building, warming, and protecting.

8) Clean and polish brass, copper, knives, and silver.

9) Mend household linen by hand; be prepared to demonstrate this at the test.

10) Deliver a verbal message to three different people at least half an hour after hearing it.

1964 (March) POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Bring a statement from her parent, guardian (or member of the staff in the case of hospital companies), showing that she has been tidy, helpful, and thorough in her work.

2) Carry out the following for seven consecutive days or four consecutive week-ends: 

a) Lay and light a fire economically; or Clean her own shoes and those of another person.

b) Lay the table for breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

3) Lay the table for a two-course meal; clear away, and wash up afterwards leaving the kitchen and scullery tidy.

4) Carry out the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor, furniture and windows.

5) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing, and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

6) Know how to keep a dustbin clean and sanitary and a sink clean and free from grease.

7) Know how to judge the freshness of foodstuffs.  Understand simple food values and know which foods are body-building, warming, and protecting.

8) Clean and polish brass, copper, knives, and silver.

9) Mend household linen by hand; be prepared to demonstrate this at the test.

10) Deliver a verbal message to three different people at least half an hour after hearing it.

1965 (July) POR - Homemaker Badge


1) Bring a statement from her parent, guardian (or member of the staff in the case of hospital companies), showing that she has been tidy, helpful, and thorough in her work.

2) Carry out the following for seven consecutive days or four consecutive week-ends: 

a) Lay and light a fire economically; or Clean her own shoes and those of another person.

b) Lay the table for breakfast.

c) Air and make beds satisfactorily.

3) Lay the table for a two-course meal; clear away, and wash up afterwards leaving the kitchen and scullery tidy.

4) Carry out the weekly cleaning of a room, including cleaning and polishing the floor, furniture and windows.

5) Demonstrate sweeping, dusting, scrubbing, and washing up kitchen and table utensils.

6) Know how to keep a dustbin clean and sanitary and a sink clean and free from grease.

7) Know how to judge the freshness of foodstuffs.  Understand simple food values and know which foods are body-building, warming, and protecting.

8) Clean and polish brass, copper, knives, and silver.

9) Mend household linen by hand; be prepared to demonstrate this at the test.

10) Deliver a verbal message to three different people at least half an hour after hearing it.

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