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The Penshaw View website accessibility statement is part of a formal policy that addresses disability in the broadest sense.

Penshaw View cot co dot uk is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all.

Our commitment to accessibility

We aim to create an environment that enables anyone to participate fully in the mainstream of

We have a formal policy that addresses disability, as defined by the Equality Act 2010, and includes:

  • mobility and sensory impairments
  • mental health issues
  • specific learning difficulties (SpLD), including the autistic spectrum and Aspergers Syndrome
  • medical conditions which may have an impact on day-to-day activities

Disability support

The Web Accessibility Policy has a formal policy on website accessibility. The policy states that Penshaw View is committed to ensuring that its websites are accessible to the widest possible audience, including disabled users.

Website standards compliance

Our website is built using Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), according to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards.

It is designed to comply with our own accessibility standards, in line with recognised best practice.

For example, our website follows the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and the British standard BS 8878 framework for web accessibility.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Overview

BS 8878: Web accessibility code of practice

Related Links

Equality Act 2010 guidance