The Jolly Christmas Postman: virtual session (Reception and KS1)

  • The Jolly Christmas Postman 

    Deliver festive cheer to fairy tale characters. Spot festive traditions and use song, rhyme and Makaton signs to bring the story to life in your classroom.

    Students will:

    • Learn how Christmas post is collected, sorted and delivered
    • Discover characters from traditional tales
    • Understand how the seasons affect the job of a postal worker


    Curriculum links

    • Reception: Communication and Language, Understanding the World, Literacy
    • KS1: Literacy


    Letter-writing sets

    Your class will be sent The Jolly Postman letter-writing sets.

  • Session information

    • Reception and KS1
    • 45 minutes (9:45, 11:00 and 13:00)
    • Max 35 students
    • Friday (November and December)
    • £80 per session / without charge. Non-fee paying UK primary schools can request up to 3 sessions on the same day without charge.


    Royal Mail supported sessions

    UK non-fee paying primary schools can book The Jolly Postman virtual sessions without charge thanks to Royal Mail Group. Schools can request up to 3 sessions on the same day. There is limited availability for this offer. Additional sessions cost £80 per class.



    Extension activities

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


    Write and send a postcard to someone who helps you: