Goodnight Mister Tom: Film Guide

Goodnight Mister Tom
Goodnight Mister Tom




Short (1-4 activities)


England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales

A film guide that looks at Goodnight Mister Tom (1998), a charming film adaptation of the prize-winning novel about a child refugee's new life in the countryside during WWII.

This guide is useful for exploring topics including English, History, and PSHE Education in addition to highlighting themes surrounding literature and adaptations, World War Two, health and wellbeing, friendships, and growing up.

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This Resource Supports

  • English
  • History
  • PSHE Education

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