- Following the death of a classmate's mother, the students have collected money to send flowers, but refuse to deliver it, knowing that there will be gossip if they are seen at a black person's home. Thackeray is hurt by this, but says nothing. On the day of the funeral, as he approaches the house and turns the corner... there they are, the entire class.
- The ending of the film where Thackery is getting ready to resign and his students, who used to be a bunch of uncontrollable hooligan, give him a send off with the film's theme song and a mug in gratitude. Thackery is so moved that he decides to stay as their teacher.
Heartwarming / To Sir, with Love