Accessibility statement

This service is run by the Department for Education (DfE).

DfE is committed to making its websites accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this service.

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 service using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the service using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the service using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We have also made the service text as simple as possible to understand.

How accessible this service is

This service is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version (WCAG) 2.1.

We are constantly improving the service and run accessibility audits during each new phase of development<./p>

Reporting accessibility problems

Contact DfE if you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we're not meeting accessibility requirements.

Enforcement procedure

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 are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

How we tested this website

This website was last tested in October 2023. The test was carried out by an internal team at DFE.

The team tested various combinations of the following for both desktop and mobile and tablet users:

  • assistive technologies (for example, screen magnifiers, screen readers and speech recognition tools)
  • different browsers (IE11, Firefox, Safari, Chrome)
  • manual testing

This statement was last updated on 6 October 2023.