Accessibility information

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

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this service. 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 service using just a keyboard and speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the service using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

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

For advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability visit AbilityNet.

You can also find accessibility advice on GOV.UK.

Service accessibility

We are not aware of any parts of our service which are not accessible.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this service

Email us if you need information on this service in any of the following formats:

  • accessible PDF
  • audio recording
  • braille, easy read or large print format email

We’ll consider your request and get back to you within 5 working days. Reporting accessibility problems with this service

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this service.

If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements email

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the ‘accessibility regulations’ - officially known as the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this service’s accessibility

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

This service is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

We have not identified any problems relating to interactive tools and transactions.

How we tested this service

This service was last tested on 01 September 2020. The test was carried out by the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC).

We tested our whole service platform.

Read the full Digital Accessibility Centre Report

Published 01 September 2020

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