We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
You can get advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability on AbilityNet (opens in a new window or tab).
How accessible this website is
This site was tested by the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) on 24 February 2020 and was made fully accessible.
What to do if you cannot access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different format, like accessible PDF or large print, email firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact email@example.com
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).
If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) (opens in a new window or tab).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The Department for Education (DfE) is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 (opens in a new window or tab) AA standard, following thorough accessibility testing.
How we tested this website
Every page on this website was accessibility tested by our in-house team on 11 February 2020.
Then, on 24 February 2020, the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) carried out a full WCAG 2.1 AA level technical compliance audit.
We have implemented all recommendations from these tests.
This statement was prepared on 14 September 2020.