Accessibility statement

ACCESSIBILITY

 

Text size

You can change the size of the text on this website to make it larger or smaller via your browser settings. To change the text size, follow the instructions below:

Google Chrome

Changing Text Size of web pages you are viewing

  1. Click the ‘Customise and Control’ spanner symbol in the top right hand corner (Alt + E).
  2. Select the Zoom + and – buttons to alter the text size (Ctr + + or CTr + -)

Setting a minimum text size for all web pages

  1. Click the ‘Customise and Control’ spanner symbol in the top right hand corner (Alt + E).
  2. Select Options > Under the Bonnet > Change Font and Language Settings.
  3. You can then select ‘Change’ next to each type of font to select different font types and a minimum font size.

Internet Explorer

Click ‘View’ to open the View menu or press ‘Alt’ and ‘V’
Select the ‘Text Size’ option or select by pressing ‘X’
Choose your preferred text size using your mouse or use the up and down arrow keys
Click to select the text size or press ‘Enter’
The text size should change to reflect your choice

Firefox
Click ‘View’ to open the View menu
Select the ‘Text Size’ option
Select ‘Increase’ or ‘Decrease’
The text on our site should change to reflect your choice

Safari
Click ‘View’ to open the View menu
Click on ‘Make Text Bigger’ or ‘Make Text Smaller’ or to use the keyboard shortcuts select
‘Apple’ and ‘+’ (plus) or ‘Apple’ and ‘-’ (minus)
The text size on our site should change to reflect your choice

 

Code

The Handsworth Grammar School website has been developed to best practice coding conventions corresponding with guidelines stipulated by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) and successfully XHTML 1.0 strict valid.

Javascript

We always provide a working alternative for those with Javascript turned off.

Browsers
The following browsers have been tested for compatibility:
Internet Explorer (Windows) v7.0 to 9.0
Google Chrome
Firefox (Windows and Mac) v2.0 and 12.0
Safari (Mac) v4.v5
Opera v9 – 11

Publications

Please contact us to discuss your needs if you require our publications an alternative format

General web accessibility guidance

Find out about the new British Standard on web accessibility:
BS 8878:2010 and its predecessor: PAS 78