Changing the font size

If you have difficulty reading the text on web pages, you can change the font size to make it easier to read.

Internet Explorer: Go to the 'View' menu and select 'Text size'. Then choose the font size, from 'smallest' to 'largest', which suits you best.

Netscape Communicator: Go to the 'View' menu and select either 'Increase font' or 'Decrease font' as required.

Web browsers

This site has been designed for screen resolutions of 800 x 600 or greater, and has been optimised for use on Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and above and Netscape 7 and above.
The latest version of Internet Explorer is available to download from the Microsoft website. Download Microsoft Internet Explorer external link icon
The latest version of Netscape Navigator is available to download from the Netscape website. Download Netscape Navigator external link icon

Pop-up windows

This site uses pop-ups to help display additional content. Most pop-up blocking programs allows users to let a pop-up appear on a one-time basis by pressing and holding the CTRL key as you click on a link to navigate to a new page. Some blocking programs even allow you to add a "whitelist" (as opposed to a "blacklist"). In this case, ensure is included in the whitelist.

Cascading style sheets (CSS)

This site uses cascading style sheets (CSS) to make the web content more accessible. Please ensure the CSS option is enabled on your browser.


JavaScript is a cross-platform scripting language developed by Netscape and is used by web developers to build dynamic menus, create forms etc. Although the majority of this site can work without JavaScript, you will find it a more enjoyable experience if your browser allows for JavaScript.

Recommended specifications

For best viewing of this exhibition we recommend:

Plugins and File Formats

Adobe Portable document format (PDF) files

Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view or print PDF documents and can be downloaded free of charge. Download Acrobat Adobe Reader external link icon
Adobe also provides tools for the blind and visually impaired to access PDF documents. These tools are available at Adobe Accessibility Resource Center external link icon

Flash video (FLV) and Shockwave flash (SWF) files

Adobe Flash Player is required to view the video files online and to make use of the video-editing tool. This can be downloaded free of charge. Download Adobe Flash Player external link icon
Adobe Shockwave Player may also be required and can be downloaded free of charge. Download Adobe Shockwave Player external link icon

Interactive whiteboard software

These resources are designed to be downloaded and used directly on your interactive whiteboard. They are currently available in 2 formats:

You can download the latest version of your interactive whiteboard's software here:


Smart Notebook Vn 9.5 external link icon

Smart Notebook technical support external link icon

Promethean ACTIVEboard

Promethean ACTIVstudio Vn 3.0 external link icon

Promethean ACTIVstudio technical support external link icon