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Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to

This website is run by Mayfield Special 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, contrast levels and fonts
  • 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.

The UK charity AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible is this website

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

  • There will be some PDF documents embedded on the website obtained through third-party websites which are not fully accessible to screen reader software. If you require a PDF document in an accessible format such as large print, please email

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:

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

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 Michael Caunce at or 01257 263063

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.

If you need to visit us and require a British Sign Language (BSL) interpreter, please contact us before your visit we can arrange it.

Find out how to contact us.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

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

Compliance status

The selection of pages that were audited are fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

How we tested this website

We have used the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines V2.1 level A and level AA to evaluate the accessibility of In order to select a sample of pages for testing, we followed the Website Accessibility Conformance Evaluation Methodology (WCAG-EM) approach. In April 2023, we carried out an audit of a representative sample of pages on

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

After conducting an audit in April 2023, we are actively working to improve the website’s accessibility and usability by adhering to available standards and guidelines.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on April 11, 2023. It was last reviewed on April 27, 2023.