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Accessibility

The Standards Board for England website aims to achieve overall compliance with the Web Accessibility Initiative’s (WAI) AA guidelines. It also aims to conform to the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0.

If you are finding it difficult to access information on this website, please contact the Communications Team who will try to fix the problem or provide the information in an appropriate format.

Changing fonts, sizes and colours

  • To permanently apply font and colour changes
  • On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, click 'Accessibility'
  • Click the three boxes under ‘Formatting’
  • Click on 'OK'

To enlarge text

  • On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, select 'Accessibility'
  • Click the 'Ignore font sizes specified on web pages' box
  • Click on 'OK'
  • On the browser menu select 'View'
  • Click 'Text Size'
  • Choose the size of text

To change text and background colour

  • On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, click 'Colors'
  • Deselect the 'Use Windows colours' tick box
  • Select the box next to 'Text' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK
  • 'Select the box next to 'Background' and choose a colour
  • Click on 'OK'

To prevent graphics and images appearing

  • On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'
  • On the Advanced tab, scroll down to the 'Multimedia' heading
  • Deselect the graphics options 'Animations', 'Videos', 'Pictures' and 'Images' by clicking on the boxes to remove the ticks
  • Click on 'Apply' then 'OK'

To change the size of the window

  •  On the browser View menu select 'Full Screen' or press F11 

To change the colour of links displayed on a screen

  • On the browser Tools menu select 'Internet Options'
  • On the General tab, click 'Accessibility'
  • Click on 'Select ignore colours specified on Web pages' (this should contain a tick)
  • Click 'OK'

 

 

 

Last Modified: 06 10 2009
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