Special Educational Needs

The Postal Museum is keen to provide a welcoming experience for children with physical and learning difficulties.
SEN learners are welcome at The Postal Museum.

Flexible Facilitated Sessions to suit the needs of your learners.

Flexible Facilitated Sessions

The Jolly Postman storytelling, Mail Rail Science Show and Pop It In The Post adapted to support learners in a creative, multi-sensory way.

Available Mondays – Fridays (subject to availability)
Duration 30-minutes
Cost: £50 per session plus VAT
Group size 15 pupils max, up to 3 classes per day
Adult : pupil ratio: Minimum 1:3 (FDN) 1:4 (KS1), 1:6 (KS2), 1:10 (KS3), (plus all SEND support staff)

Sensory Post Bags

SEN groups can request use of a free sensory post bags to connect learners to the stories in our collection through interactive objects, sound buttons, smells and tactile props.

Mail Rail Ride and Sorted!

SEN groups are welcome to book a Mail Rail ride or play time in Sorted! Teachers and group leaders must consider the suitability of these activities and provide appropriate supervision and assistance for learners.

SEN Discovery Days

SEN Discovery Days have limited capacity. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Available Monday 25 September and Monday 13 November
Duration Allow at least 2 hours for your visit
Cost £75 per class plus VAT
Group size 15 pupils max, up to six sessions per day
Adult : pupil ratio Minimum 1:3 (FDN), 1:4 (KS1) 1:6 (KS2), 1:10 (KS3) (plus all SEND support staff)

What to expect from an SEN Discovery Day:

  • Option for early arrival from 8:30am
  • Sensory object-handling sessions led by specially trained staff
  • A flexible facilitated workshop
  • Guaranteed use of Lunch Room and lockable cupboards for coats and bags
  • Option to book to play in Sorted! or ride Mail Rail

Express interest

To express interest in an SEN Discovery day complete our schools booking form.

Tell us as much information as you can about your pupils’ learning needs to help us prepare for your visit.

Get in touch

Got a question about our SEN offer? Email our Schools team: schools@postalmuseum.org