Accessibility information

This website is designed so that as many young people as possible can use it easily. Please let us know if there's anything you cannot find or if you have an idea of how anything could be improved.

Links

Links are connected to words that describe where the link will take you and wherever possible when you hover your mouse over the link, a longer description has been added.

Images

All content images used in this site include descriptive ALT attributes. This means that screen readers can identify them. Purely decorative graphics are either applied using CSS, or include null ALT attributes.

Font sizes

You may change the font size of this document via the preference-settings of your browser. And all modern browsers (except for Internet Explorer 6 for Windows) allow resizing of text via the keyboard using CTRL (Option for Macintosh) and the '+' or '-' keys.

Colours

This site's font and background colour combinations have been checked against the different colour blindness conditions and ensured that all information is still clear.

Access key settings

In order to aid navigation around this site, the following keyboard access keys are enabled. Information on how to use these shortcuts can be found below.

  •  1 - Home
  • 2 – All about us
  • 3 - What's happening
  • 4 - What you can do
  • 5 - Contact us
  • 6 – Kids zone
  • s - Skip to content
  • m - Sitemap
  • a - Accessibility statement

How to use access keys

Access Keys are selected in different ways according to which browser you use:

Internet Explorer (PC):
Hold down the ALT key and select the number/letter of the access key, then press ENTER.

Safari (Mac):
Hold down the CTRL key and select the number/letter of the access key.

Firefox / Mozilla / Netscape:
Hold down the SHIFT+ALT keys and select the number/letter of the access key.

Opera+:
Press SHIFT+ESC, followed by the number/letter of the access key.

Standards compliance

Pages on this website have been designed according to a standard set by the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines to priority level 2 and the United Kingdom Disability Discrimination Act 1995.

This site was built using current web-standards, using valid CSS for all visual layout and valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional for markup. All pages on this site use structured semantic markup, meaning that if your browser or browsing device does not support CSS, the content of each page should still be readable.