Year 5 investigating Pulleys at Forest School

Elmhurst School for Boys

15th January 2016 | Forest School

Year 5 had their first session this week and they were introduced to the Elmhurst Forest School Code: ‘TRUST, RESPECT AND TEAMWORK’. They carefully led their blindfolded partner around an obstacle course through the Woods and then reflected on the Code.  They had opportunities to explore, build their camps and light the Kelly Kettle to make hot chocolate.

Boys spent some time investigating pulleys. They recognised that pulleys are simple mechanisms, like gears and levers, which allow a smaller force to have a greater effect.

They noticed a pattern between the number of pulleys used and the force needed to lift a load. Some boys suggested where pulley systems could be used, including a door system for a forest shelter.

View photos of Year 5 Investigating Pulleys:

Posted on 17th Oct 2018 | Key Stage 1

Introducing Physical Computing Club

Here at Elmhurst, we pride ourselves on equipping boys with the skills they need to excel in the 21st Century.  [...]

Read more »

Posted on 18th Oct 2018 | Forest School

Year 4’s Forest School Adventures

Year 4 have had a fantastic time at Forest School, this half term. For our outdoor learning challenges, the boys [...]

Read more »

Posted on 18th Oct 2018 | Forest School

A Forest School Picnic with Reception

At Forest School last week, Reception were lucky enough to be joined on their adventures by some [...]

Read more »
Photo Gallery Arrange a visi Request a Prospectus School Calendar
Est. 1869
Back to top Back to top

© 2018 Elmhurst School for Boys

44 - 48 South Park Hill Road, South Croydon, Surrey CR2 7DW

T: 020 8688 0661

Privacy Policy | Site Map

Part of Bellevue Education

Bellevue Education