Viceroy's House: Creative Writing

Viceroy's House: Creative Writing resource
Viceroy's House: Creative Writing resource


All ages


Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

This India on Film resource is designed to enhance learners' understanding of key descriptive techniques required to further progress their creative writing skills. It includes tasks created for a range of abilities and encourages development of emotional intelligence as well as focusing on key areas for development of writing.

This engaging lesson plan includes a range of creative activities aimed at students aged 11 - 14, linked to the curriculums for English and History in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Across the activities, learners will be encouraged to improve their descriptive writing whilst developing awareness of a key historical event. The independence of India can be explored with greater depth in the Into Film resource: Viceroy's House: Empire and Independence.

Viceroy's House Creative Writing was written by a Teach First teacher, for the BFI's India on Film season -

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Viceroy's House Creative Writing

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Viceroy's House Creative Writing - Teacher notes

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Director Gurinder Chadha talks in-depth about her new film Viceroy's House,

Director Gurinder Chadha on Viceroy's House

Our young reporter, Nada, talks in more detail with Chadha about her film

Duration: 9:58 mins

This Resource Supports

  • English
  • History
  • World History

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