Last Post: The Postal Service in the First World War (KS3)

The First World War left a lasting impact on the postal service. Over 12,500 men fought in the Post Office Rifles and women stepped into their jobs.

KS3 History, Literacy, Geography, Citizenship

In this session

Working in groups, use historical enquiry skills to investigate postbags containing archival material, objects, letters and photographs. Examine this evidence to write and censor postcards from wartime postal workers, discuss empathy, remembrance and reflect on the experience of going to war.

Duration: 45 minute workshop,

Cost: £100 per session plus VAT

Group size: 30 pupils max, up to 3 classes per day

Adult-pupil ratio 1:10 (plus SEND support staff)

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