Dahl Class Termly Topic Plan


Lighthouse keepers lunch.

Seaside Poetry

Lighthouse keepers lunch

– retell the story from the point of view of the seagulls

– diary entry from MR. Grinling.

– descriptive writing of a lighthouse.

– shared reading

– role play

- finding meanings of unusual words/alternative words that mean similar

– ordering the story.


Handling data and measures.

Creating graphs to display data.

Using graphs to answer questions about data.

Number and place value.

Maths puzzles.

Problem solving.


- cliffs and coastal features

- map reading

– creating own map with key

identify seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles

use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to:

key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather key human features, including: city, town, village, factory, farm, house, office, port, harbour and shop.


– how the seaside has changed over the years.

- changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life.


– shanty songs

Use their voices expressively and creatively by singing songs and speaking chants and rhymes.

Play tuned and detuned instruments musically.

Listen with concentration and understanding to arrange of high quality live and recorded music.


Design and create a lighthouse.

Evaluate our lighthouses.


Recording from first-hand experience.

Creating sculptures from materials in the environment.



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