Year 3

Year 3 – Physics – Pulleys

Year 3 – Physics – Pulleys

Year 3 children have really enjoyed learning about magnets and forces this term. In today’s session, children learned about a pulley system to lift weight, before attempting to make their own. Children learned how this invention can make lifting heavier loads much easier.

How to make a Pulley?

Learn how simple physics helps make everyday life easier. Make your own pulley system at home. You will need some wire, thread, a spool, a hook and a bucket filled with toys or other materials. After assembling the pulley, first try and lift the bucket with your hands, and then again try lifting it with the pulley. Which one is easier?

Sometimes, it’s not easy to lift heavy objects with only human force. This problem can be fixed with the help of a simple machine like a pulley.

 

Year 3 – STEM Week 2022 ‘Growth’

Year 3 – STEM Week 2022 ‘Growth’

Children focused on the theme of ‘growth’ for STEM Week. Children learned how the actions of humans, such as transport, heating and electricity, and food, can have a huge consequence on our planet. We focused on climate change and global warming. Children learned about the term, ‘Greenhouse Effect’ and discussed ways in which we can… Continue Reading

Year 3 – Safer Internet Day 2022

Year 3 – Safer Internet Day 2022

Year 3 children designed a poster for Safer Internet Day 2022, and focused on ‘All fun and games? Exploring respect and relationships online’. Children learned about gaming and chat, streaming and video, and how young people are shaping the interactive entertainment spaces they are a part of. Children also looked at how Safer Internet Day… Continue Reading

Year 3 – Reading

Year 3 – Reading

Year 3 celebrated World Book Day with a variety of different tasks that included: a special visit from Icky Doo Dah author and illustrator Simon Murray; a book review of their favourite book; a reimagining of a book cover for their favourite book; a book quiz featuring a variety of fiction and non-fiction books; and… Continue Reading