Pop it in the Post (KS1/2)

Use real archival documents including photographs, stamps and letters to discover how the world’s first prepaid postage stamp – The Penny Black changed the way we communicate forever.


Lesson plans, teachers’ notes, activity ideas and PowerPoint presentations for whiteboards.

Pop it in the Post game

Test your knowledge of the Penny Black stamp in a fun interactive game.

Suitable for Key Stages 1 and 2.