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Accessibility statement

This website is run by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education (DfE).

We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, 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 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 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.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

Email to ask for our information in a different format. For example, in large print or as an accessible PDF.

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. Email to report any problems or accessibility requirements.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) enforces the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’).

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

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The ESFA commits to make its website accessible and to meet the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

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

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on 5 January 2021 by the ESFA development team who built the website.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We will arrange for external experts to run a full accessibility check of the website. Following that, we will aim to fix all known accessibility issues.

We prepared this statement on 17 November 2020.