Accessibility statement for
This website is run by Bristol City Council. 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, and 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 has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible this website is
This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard. This was tested using aCe by Accessible as well as AXE tools. Minor issues with legibility do exist in some areas and the site will continue to receive updates. We check main pages periodically to ensure changes and updates have not caused problems, the frontpage and several randomly selected pages are tested on a 3 month rotation.
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, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We’ll consider your request and aim to reply 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 that are not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please the Community Learning team by doing the following:
- Add the website address for the page you’re having problems accessing.
- Let us know your issue.
- Email: email@example.com
- Or Tel: 01172 510230
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).
Technical information about this website’s accessibility
The Community Learning Team 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 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below.
The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.
Non compliance with the accessibility regulations
Some elements incorrectly appear as non decorative. This does not appear to directly affect users however and is part of a third party tool. This has been raised with the respective developers.
Some elements register as having too small a typeface but, again, these appear to be icon elements and are registering incorrectly
How we tested this website
This website was last tested on 3/10/23. The test was carried out by James Bruton using a range of automated software. Website tested using a combination on WAZE and aCe by Accessibe
- Our home page
- Calendar page
- About us page
- Desktop using Google Chrome, FireFox, Edge
- Mobile: using iOS Safari and Google Chromium
What we’re doing to improve accessibility
We are continuously working to resolve all identified accessibility issues which are within our control.
3/10/23 – Website updated for new translate functionality. No major impact on accessibility noted but has allowed for increased language availability.
This statement was prepared on 18/04/21. It was last updated on 08/11/23.