The Jolly Christmas Postman (Reception and KS1)

Deliver festive cheer at the busiest time of year!

  • The Jolly Christmas Postman Interactive Session

    Time for a chilly challenge.

    Deliver festive cheer at the busiest time of year! Discover Christmas traditions through time and journey door to door through wind, rain and snow to deliver Season’s greetings to familiar fairy tale characters whatever the weather.

    Use song, rhyme and Makaton signs to bring the story to life and become a team of jolly posties.

    Students will:

    • Experience how Christmas cards and parcels are collected, sorted and delivered.
    • Make connections with characters from traditional tales.
    • Recognise different Christmas traditions and explore how the seasons affect the job of a postal worker.
  • Curriculum Links

    Communication & Language, Literacy, Understanding the world.

    Key Information:

    • Suitability: Reception and KS1
    • Availability:
      • Autumn term. November and December only.
      • Book 2 or 3 classes on Tuesday, 1, 2 or 3 classes on Wednesday
    • Activities included: Mail Rail ride, Mail Rail exhibition, lunch slot, The Postal Museum exhibition and 45-minute The Jolly Christmas Postman Interactive Session
    • Optional extra activity: Sorted! The Postal Play Space
    • Class size: 20 – 35 students per class
    • Adult to student ratio: Minimum 1:4 (not including additional SEND support).
    • Visit times: Arrival 10:30, departure 13:30-14:00
    • Visit with Mail Rail ride Cost: £180 per class (students and adults within ratios)
    • Visit with Mail Rail ride and Sorted! Cost: £220 per class (students and adults within ratios)

Extension activity – Thank you greetings card

An activity for your class to make and send a Christmas card to the people who help us.

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