India on Film: A Little Princess

A Little Princess cover
A Little Princess cover


All ages


Medium (5-11 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

This educational resource is based on the film A Little Princess, an adaption of the children's novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Complimenting the BFI's ‘India on Film' season, this resource offers young children an insight into India through the eyes of the main charater Sara Crewe. Suitable for students aged 59, this resource is principally designed for use in the classroom to support literacy, encouraging children to engage in film analysis, as well as creative and descriptive letter writing.

The resource comprises of:
A Little Princess PowerPoint Presentation
A Little Princess printable worksheets
• Curriculum links document.

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This Resource Supports

  • English
  • Geography
  • Literacy

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