Pop It In The Christmas Post (FDN/KS1)
Enter the Victorian world of the post at Christmas time.
KS1/2 History, Literacy, Maths, Art and Design, Citizenship
Suitable for FDN/KS2/KS2 (Year 3) (differentiated for year group)
In this workshop
The Penny Black stamp made it cheaper to send letters and cards. Discover the story of the world’s first Christmas card, sent in 1843. Find out how many festive traditions date from Victorian times. Examine early Christmas cards, and remember to Post Early For Christmas!
Availability: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in November and December.
Duration: 45 minutes
Cost per workshop: £100 +VAT (£120 inc. VAT)
Group size: 35 pupils max, up to 3 classes per day
Adult : pupil ratio FDN 1:3 KS1 1:4 (plus SEND support staff)