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Accessibility Statement

This page explains how accessible our website currently is and how we plan to improve it.

This website is run by the White Rose Industrial Physics Academy. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. 

On most pages on our website you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 500% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate using just a keyboard
  • navigate using speech recognition software
  • listen to content using a screen reader. 

AbilityNet’s My Computer My Way pages have advice on adjustments you can make to your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone to make it easier to use.

We use Siteimprove to monitor the accessibility of our website. We currently score 91.4 out of 100 for accessibility, based on the automated tests it carries out.

Parts of this website that are not fully accessible

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible. 

  • Some information is only available in PDF format, and hasn’t been designed for accessibility.

Reporting accessibility problems

If you find any problems not listed on this page, or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, you can report an accessibility issue.

Detailed information about this website’s accessibility 

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, because of the issues below.

Issues with text

  • Some pages have incorrect heading structures.

Issues with PDFs and other documents

  • Some information is only available in formats such as PDF or Microsoft Word.
  • Not all PDFs have been designed for accessibility.

Issues with audio and video

  • Some videos do not have captions.
  • Some videos use automatically generated captions, which may be inaccurate.

How we test this website

  • Automated testing: we use Siteimprove, which scans our pages for accessibility errors, and lets us know which ones are the highest priority to fix. 
  • Manual testing: we manually check a representative sample of pages from across our website. This includes checking that our pages can be navigated using only a keyboard, and testing any colour contrasts that cannot be automatically checked.
  • User testing: we’ve been talking to people who have used the site, asking them if they have faced any problems.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

  • We are manually updating page templates to improve accessibility where issues are found.
  • We are working to ensure that all new content added to the site meets accessibility guidelines.