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Accessibility statement

25 October 2016

Help using computers, the web and assistive technology

If you need extra help in using computers, the web and assistive technology, we recommend BBC My Web, My Way. This site has videos and information to help you use the accessibility features of your computer and how to make it easier to use the web.

Get the best experience

Turn on more accessible mode


Skipping to main content

If you’re using a screen reader or keyboard, use the ‘Skip to main content’ link at the top of every page to go straight to the content.

Making the text bigger

You may be able to change the text size in your browser.

Change the colours

We’ve tried to use colours that make webpages easy to read, but we know that some people have trouble with reading text on certain colours. You may be able to use your own colours with your browser.

Document downloads

We aim to provide all information as web pages where possible. Sometimes we provide information in other formats such as PDF (Portable Document Format), Word documents and Excel spreadsheets.
We are working to reduce the use of documents on our website, and to making content we must provide in document format more accessible.

Alternative formats

If you want any information on this site in an alternative format please email  and tell us what you need.


To make things easier for screen reader users, images have descriptive alternative text. If the image is purely decorative or part of a link, the alt text is null.


Visual design

This site uses cascading style sheets for visual layout. If your browser or browsing device does not support style sheets, the content of each page is designed to be still readable.

Accessibility problems and feedback

If you find an accessibility problem on any page or would like to tell us anything that would make your experience of our site better, please email
This accessibility information was last updated on 25 October 2016