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Accessibility statement for a partially compliant website.
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This accessibility statement applies to [name of the service].
This website is run by the Department for Education. 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.
AbilityNet (opens in a new tab) has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:
- [most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software]
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
- email [email address]
- call [phone number]
- [any other contact details]
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in [number] days.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact: [provide both details of how to report these issues and contact details for the unit or person responsible for dealing with these reports].
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 (opens in a new tab).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The Department for Education is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the WCAG (Web Content Accessibility Guidelines) version 2.1 AA standard, due to the following non-compliances (and/or) the following exemptions.
The content is non-accessible for the following reason(s):
Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations
- [Some images don’t contain alternative text to describe the image which does not meet WCAG version 2.1 AA - 1.1.1 Non-text Content]
We have determined that there is disproportionate burden to meet all the requirements for the following reasons:
- [Making improvements would exceed budget for the year and leave the department unable to do other work - and would not significantly improve things for disabled users.]
The content is not within the scope of the accessibility regulations
- [PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 are out of scope of the regulations.]
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
[Explain what you’re doing to improve accessibility]
Preparation of this accessibility statement
This statement was prepared on [date when it was first published]. It was last reviewed on [date when it was last reviewed].
This website was last tested on [date]. The test was carried out by [add name of organisation that carried out test, or indicate that you did your own testing]
We used this approach to deciding on a sample of pages to test [add link to explanation of how you decided which pages to test].