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Flanshaw Junior, Infant & Nursery School

Flanshaw Junior, Infant & Nursery School

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1.Types of Forces (Overview)

There are many different types of Forces hat you will study in science in both Primary and Secondary education. Below is a sample of some covered in Primary school.

In year 3/4 we recap applied forces (push, pull or twist) and then focus more on Magnetic forces.


What do you know already about some of the forces in the picture?

Which force is being tested here?

  • Dropping a pencil in the air
  • A compass pointing North
  • Sliding down a slide in the park
  • Opening a door