Help & Contact us

School subscriptions

If you need to know more about school subscriptions please download our Subscription Administrator User Guide.

How to log in

To use the freely accessible materials, just start browsing using the subject headings at the top of this page. If you want to access more content, click on the logo to go to the Home page and find out about how to become a Friend of Hamilton or how to subscribe as a school.

If you use the site as a Friend of Hamilton or as a school subscriber, you can log in by clicking on the 'log in' link in the top right corner of the site.

How to reset your password 

If you cannot remember your password, then you will need to request a password reset. From the 'log in' page click on the Request new password link. Enter the e-mail address that you used when you registered your account. Click submit and a one-time login link will be sent to your registered email address. Clicking on this link will give you access to your account page, where you can set a new password. To do this, enter your new password in the password boxes and click 'save' at the bottom of the page.

How to update your own details

You can change your account details by clicking on the 'My Account' link in the top right of the screen. From this page you can see what details you have registered with the Hamilton trust and any active licenses or school memberships you have. If you click the 'Edit' tab next to the 'view' tab on this page, you will land on the edit screen. From here you can change you account details and your password. Remember to click 'save' at the bottom of the page once you have updated your details.

How to browse the site

The Hamilton Trust website has been designed to make accessing content even easier.  Using the menus in the header, you can jump to English, Maths, Science or Topics. Simply place your mouse over these menus and a new menu will appear allowing you to select your year group. Clicking on the relevant year will drop you on the subject and year page where you will be able to access all our teaching plans and materials, arranged in a natural progressive order for teaching. Use the left-side navigation to find related curriculum materials. To move to a different subject or year, simply use the roll-over menus in the header again.

How to search the site

To find specific content you can user the site search. In the top right of each page, you will see a search box. Type in a word or phrase related to the materials you want to find and then press enter. You will be directed to a search results page with a list of related resources.

How to become a Friend of Hamilton 

Hamilton Trust is a small educational charity. Over many years, we have developed thousands of resources to support quality teaching and learning and save teachers time. By becoming a friend your donation of £28 will grant you access to one year's access to the key stage of your choice (KS1, LKS2 or UKS2). To donate and register your details, simply visit the become a friend page by clicking here. You can then select the Key Stage you wish to register for and process your donation by submitting your details via the online form.

How to sign up as a school and administer your school account

For schools, we offer access to all our content for just £120 a year (excluding VAT). Visit the School Subscriptions page to sign up. You will need to choose a subscription administrator and then register your school details. You can pay via credit card or invoice. Once this is complete you will be able to add other teachers from your school to your school account.

  • Adding colleagues to your school subscription - The subscription administrator should log in and click on 'My Account'. Next, click on the school name (in blue text) and then invite new users to the subscription. Each colleague that you add will then have their own log in details. You can add up to 30 colleagues.

  • Changing the administrator of your school subscription - Subscription administrators can only be changed by Hamilton Trust. If you would like to change the administrator, please use the form at the bottom of this page to contact us.  Please provide the name and email address of the old administrator and the new administrator. We will also need to know the name and postcode of your school.
  • Renewing your school subscription (and generating invoices) - Renewals of school subscriptions can only be completed by the subscription administrator. They will need to log in to the site, click on 'My Account' and then on 'Renew now'. School subscriptions can be paid for by card or by invoice. During the renewal process you will be asked which method you prefer. If you select to pay by invoice, a copy of this will be emailed to the subscription administrator.
  • Further information about school subscriptions is available in the Subscription Administrator User Guide.


How to renew or add an additional key stage 

To renew your subscription or friendship, simply select  a dontation or subscription product and then process this order through the checkout. You will purchase an additional years access which will be added onto your current expiry date so as to extend your license for one further year. If you want to access an additional key stage, you can visit the become-a-friend page (from the home page) and select the key stage you wish to access. Then process your donation for this additional key stage and you will be given a year's access to that key stage from the date of your donation.

Contact us

To contact Hamilton please use the following form. Our business hours are M-F 8am to 4pm. We aim to answer all emails within 2 working days.  However, at busy times such as the beginning of term, this could take longer. If, after contacting us, you feel we have not resolved your issue, you are able to use the EU Online Dispute Resolution Platform to help settle the dispute.

You can also write to us at: 1A Howard Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire. OX4 3AY

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