Accessibility Policy

This accessibility statement applies to this website: Fountaindale School

This website is run by Fountaindale School. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours to gray scale, white background, high contrast and negative contrast
  • A san serif font can be turned on to make reading easier
  • Links can be underlined by default to help these show
  • User can increase or decrease font
  • 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 the most recent versions of 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.

How accessible this website is

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

  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

  • email: contactus@fountaindale.notts.sch.uk
  • call: 01623 792671

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

If you cannot view the map on our ‘contact us’ page, call on 01623 792671 or email us at reception@fountaindale.notts.sch.uk for directions.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact us to report the issue.

Mrs Karen Redgate

Email:  kredgate@fountaindale.notts.sch.uk

Telephone 01623 792671

Enforcement procedure

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).

Contacting us by phone or visiting us in person

We can provide a text service for people who are D/deaf, hearing impaired or have a speech impediment.

Our school does not have audio induction loops.  Please contact us before your visit so we can arrange a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter.

Find out how to contact us

Technical information about this websites accessibility

Fountaindale School is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance status

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

Content thats not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs of our policies, and forms published as Word documents. By September 2020, we plan to either fix these or replace them with accessible HTML pages.

The accessibility regulations do not require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 31.07.2020. It was last reviewed on 31.07.2020.

This website was last tested on 5 July 2020. The test was carried out by CODA Education.