Letters from the Lighthouse Resources


Letters from the Lighthouse ááááá

á by Emma Carroll



AuthorÆs website




Useful websites

Bletchley Park

Imperial War Museum North

Imperial War Museum WWII classroom resources

National Museum of Computing – Colossus Gallery


Films / videos / You Tube

Book Review from Waterstones

Amazing colour film of London during the Blitz



Crossword – could you have been a codebreaker at Bletchley Park?

TES Scheme of work for book (Cross curricular activities are particularly good)

What 3 items would you take with you in your suitcase? Information from TES Suitcase template

Here are the titles and first lines of some of WWII songs û see if you can find the rest of the lyrics for these songs, and the tunes (try Youtube). Write them down and then have a go at singing them.

Boogie woogie bugle boy

ItÆs a Long Way to Tipperary

(ThereÆll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs Of Dover

Run Rabbit, Run Rabbit Run, Run, Run

WeÆll meet again

(We’re Gonna Hang Out)the washing on the Siegfried Line


Books Suggestions

Nina Bawden CarriesÆ War

Gillian Cross After Tomorrow

Judith Kerr When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

áMichelle Magorian Goodnight Mister Tom

Ian Serraillier The Silver Sword

Jacqueline Wilson Wave Me Goodbye

Robert Westall The Machine Gunners