Accessibility

We have made every effort to ensure that this website is accessible to as many people as possible. It has been developed to comply with Priority 2 of the W3C (World-Wide Web Consortium) web accessibility guidelines and the Disability Discrimination Act.

If you come across a part of the site that is difficult to use, please tell us about it by using the contact form.

Client user machine minimum specification

Internet connection

An Internet connection with a minimum download bandwidth of 256Kbps is recommended.
56K is not specifically supported, although 56K users aren’t prevented from using the site.

User machine specification

Please note that this specification relates only to the cbelearning site and does NOT reflect any requirements for use of the resources and external sites that it may link to.

Windows

Windows 98, 2000, XP (Home and Pro) and Vista with a minimum of:

  • Graphics card and monitor capable of high colour setting (16 bit minimum) and 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • X86 Processor running at 800Mhz (or equivalent)
  • 256MB RAM memory
  • Windows Software (we recommend latest version of all software)
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 (or above) or Mozilla Firefox
  • Netscape Navigator and Opera are not currently supported
  • Safari or Google Chrome browsers

Apple Mac

  • OSX as a minimum (10.x.1)
  • Graphics card and monitor capable of high colour setting (16 bit minimum) and 1024 x 768 screen resolution
  • PowerPC G3 processor or above
  • 256MB RAM memory
  • Apple Mac Software (we recommend latest version of all software)
  • Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and Camino browsers
  • Netscape Navigator and Opera are not currently supported

Access keys

Sections can be accessed directly via the following computer keys:

  • Home: 1
  • Teachers: 2
  • Students: 3
  • Parents: 4
  • About : 5
  • Glossary: 6
  • Careers: 7
  • Accessibility: 8
  • Terms and conditions: 9
  • Privacy policy: 10
  • Sitemap: 11
  • Useful links: 12
  • Contact us: 13

Adapting your screen

Resizing text

You can enlarge the text on this site:

Using Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on the ‘View’ drop down menu
  2. Click on ‘Text size’
  3. Choose your preferred text size from the list

If the text is still not big enough:

  1. Click on the ‘Tools’ drop down menu
  2. Click on ‘Internet options’
  3. In the ‘General’ tab click on ‘Accessibility’
  4. Select ‘Ignore font sizes on web pages’
  5. Click ‘OK’, then ‘OK’
  6. You should now be able to enlarge the text further using the method above.

Using Firefox:

  1. Click on the ‘View’ drop down menu
  2. Click on ‘Text size’
  3. Choose your preferred text size from the list

Adapting your computer

My computer, my way! http://www.abilitynet.org.uk/myway/ is a site giving detailed information on how to adapt your computer to your own preferences.