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Accessibility Statement - King's Maths School

We want as many people as possible to be able to use the King's Maths School website [The website] to find, read and understand the content.

The website is made up of hundreds of web pages and assets such as PDF documents, videos etc.

Using the King's Maths School website

The website is run by King's Maths School in partnership with King’s College London and we want as many people as possible to be able to use it. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • Zoom in up to 500% without the text spilling off the screen
  • Set the font size and preference within your browser (except for section headings)
  • Navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • Skip to main content using keyboard navigation
  • Navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • Use screen readers such as JAWS and VoiceOver

How accessible is The website?

Most of the website is fully accessible, however. users may experience issues depending on the area they are accessing. For example:

  • Some content has been moved from the old site and uses images to describe complex maths problems
  • Some videos are yet to have subtitles applied.

What to do if you can’t access parts of the website?

If you need information on www.kingsmathsschool.comin 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 14 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with the website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of the website. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact:

Enforcement procedure

If you need to escalate your issue further, contact Noel Duffy, Administration Manager via the above details.

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).

Technical information about the website accessibility

King’s Maths School is committed to making the website in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. We work to achieve and maintain WCAG 2.1 AA standards, but it is not always possible for all our content to be accessible.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliance's listed below.

Non accessible content

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons.

  • Some of the early entries in the “Weekly Maths Challenge” use images to describe complex maths challenges. We are working to add text alternatives to all where needed.
  • Some video files may not have subtitles. These are being added now.

Disproportionate burden

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

Many of our older PDFs and Word documents don’t meet accessibility standards - for example, they may not be structured so they’re accessible to a screen reader. This doesn’t meet WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.2 (name, role value).

Some of our PDFs and Word documents are essential to providing our services. For example, we have PDFs with information on how users can access our services, and forms published as Word documents. By September 2020, we plan to either fix these or replace them with accessible HTML pages.

The accessibility regulations don’t require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018 if they’re not essential to providing our services.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

How we tested this website

This website was last tested on [10 September 2019]. The test was carried out manually by the IT Services team in King’s College London. We scan all the site weekly with SiteImprove to review content. All content editors then have access to reports to allow them to correct the content.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

King’s is committed to improving accessibility for our community. Activities include:

  • Accessibility & inclusion being actively discussed throughout King’s e.g. Web Accessibility Board reporting into the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion committee?
  • Improved procurement procedures in place to ensure accessibility and inclusion are considered at the point of purchase and in contract renegotiation.
  • All web editors have access to a tool (SiteImprove) that scans all pages on the site and reports on accessibility to allow users to identify errors.
  • IT report on totals via internal social medial weekly to raise the issue with all editors.
  • All web editors have access to free online training via SiteImprove Academy and LinkedIn Learning.

This statement was prepared on 10 September 2019 It was last updated on 10 September 2019

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

This site is designed to be compatible with the following browsers:

  • Internet Explorer (Windows) versions 7.0 to 9.0
  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Edge
  • Firefox

This site is designed to be compatible on the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows XP/10
  • iOS [Current supported]
  • Android [Current supported]
  • Mac OS [Current supported]


Accessibility of this site relies on the following technologies to work:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript

Contact us

Our office hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:30