Web Accessibility Statement for Sir George Monoux College

This statement applies to content published on It reflects our commitment to making our website accessible to as many users as possible, in line with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. We follow general principles of usability and universal design, and endeavour to meet level 2 (AA) of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.

Accessibility Features

Our website offers the following features to enhance accessibility:

  • Zoom in up to 400% without text spilling off the screen.
  • Navigation of most of the website using just a keyboard or speech recognition tools.
  • Compatibility with most screen readers.
  • Provision of captions or transcriptions for most audio-visual content.

How Accessible Our Website Is

We acknowledge that some parts of our website are not fully accessible:

  • Some PDF documents may not be fully accessible to screen reader software.
  • Some audio or video content may lack transcripts, captions, or audio descriptions.
  • Some embedded content from third-party providers may not be fully accessible.
  • Some images may not have alt text or may have irrelevant alt text.

Compliance Status

Our website is partially compliant with the WCAG 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliance issues listed above.

Content Not Within the Scope of Accessibility Regulations

  • Older PDFs, created before 01 December 2023.
  • Online maps and third-party content which may not be fully accessible.
  • Live videos without captions.

Requesting Documents in Alternative Formats

We recognise that some users may require documents in different formats to better access the information. If you need any document available on our website in an alternative format, such as large print, easy read, or audio recording, please contact us at In your request, kindly include the document's title, the URL of the webpage where it's located, and the preferred format. We are committed to providing the requested format in a timely manner and will endeavor to fulfill such requests within ten working days.

Testing and Improvement Plans

Our website undergoes monthly scans using accessibility tools to identify compliance issues. We are dedicated to resolving these issues and continually working to enhance our content and site structure. This includes developing guidelines for creating accessible content.

Contact Us

For any accessibility queries or to report issues, please contact us at Please include the web address (URL) of the problematic page(s), a description of the issue, and your name. We aim to respond within ten working days.