Accessibility statement for Find a tution partner

This statement applies to the Find a tuition partner service which is designed to be used by school decision-makers. The Find a tuition partner website text should be clear and simple to understand. You should also be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

How accessible this website is

In its current form, the website complies with the Public Sector Bodies Accessibility Regulations. This means it can be navigated with common accessibility tools.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

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

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems with this service that are not listed on this page, or if you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, contact us.

Enforcement procedure

If you contact us with a complaint and you’re not happy with our response contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility.

Find a tuition partner is committed to making this website accessible in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018

Compliance status

This website fully meets all relevant success criteria up to and including level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1.

How we tested this website

The Find a tuition partner service was tested by a senior accessibility advisor in the Department for Education’s Technology Services team on 21 July 2022 using the following accessibility tools:

  • Dragon NaturallySpeaking (V15.71), a voice recognition (speech to text) program which requires minimal user interface from a mouse or keyboard
  • JAWS (2022), a screen reader (text to speech) program developed for users whose vision loss prevents them from seeing screen content or navigating with a mouse
  • Zoomtext (2022), a magnification and reading program tailored for low-vision users
  • Fusion (2022), a hybrid of ZoomText with its screen magnification and visual enhancements, coupled with JAWS for screen reading functionality

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

The Find a tuition partner service is intended to be perceivable, operable, understandable and robust to all users of the website and we will strive to achieve this through a process of continuous improvement and regular accessibility tests.

This statement was prepared on 25 July 2022.