We are gathering a growing list of free web based resources which can be used to support your child at home.

There is a wide range of free software available to support learning. We’ll be posting more details about this and links very soon.

Click below to visit our recommended websites.

Visit the Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery site for kids

Play all four Terrible Treasures adventures – Rotten Romans, Terrible Tudors, Awful Egyptians and Measly Middle Ages – collect the passwords, then take the final Time Sewer Challenge and become a Horrible Histories Expert! You’ll need to be patient as some parts do take awhile to load but they’re worth it.


Museum Box provides the tools for you to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others.


Stop the evil genius and his time pirates from stealing history! Time Pirates is interactive game exploring the Port of London from Roman times to the present day. Children complete tasks and follow clues to prevent an evil genius and his time pirates from stealing history. There are animations, hot spots, games and challenges to complete along their journey. As well as the game there is an interactive timeline of the Port of London


These pages contain links to other web sites that the pupils and teachers find useful in the day to day teaching and learning at school. These sites are not maintained by Amherst School so they may from time to time be temporarily unobtainable or even have been discontinued by the originator. Amherst School cannot be held responsible for the actions of other web sites.