This statement relates to all web pages with web address www.shipley.ac.uk.
The website uses a number of templates, some are more accessible than others. However, the majority of the website should allow you to:
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
We are also committed to making sure that all content on the website easy to understand.
The design and structure of the website was built in 2007 with only data updates and content additions since then.
The marketing team publish content on the Shipley College website. We know some parts of the website aren’t fully accessible:
A lot of the text won’t be written with web accessibility in mind, this includes lack of plain English, marking up headings semantically for screen readers and helpful link text.
We are conducting tests of the website so we can highlight other accessibility issues in this statement. If you find a page with an accessibility issue, not listed here or in our identified non-compliances statement, please contact email@example.com so we can investigate.
We are committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Website and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.
If you need content in an alternative format, please contact us
We are committed to improving accessibility standards across our website.
If you have any difficulties using this site, please let us know. It would be helpful if your e-mail contained the following:
Please send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Making sure every page on a large website is fully accessible can be difficult, however we are committed to improving accessibility and usability.
We are in the process of developing a new training course that focuses on what publishers can do to meet the WCAG 2.1 AA standard. We will be requiring all staff who have editing and publishing roles to complete this training. We will also run quarterly accessibility reviews and action findings as quickly as possible. Additionally, we are in the process of updating our main site templates, to use the newest accessible design, structure and layout.
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).
This statement was last updated on 23 September 2020. We will update this statement every year, or if significant changes are required.
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