Summit Learning Trust are consistently working to improve the overall accessibility of our communications by aiming to meet the Website Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.2 Level AA. We want to ensure that everyone, including those with impaired vision, cognitive impairments, motor difficulties, learning disabilities, deafness or impaired hearing and also those who struggle to read English, have complete access to the information we provide.
This statement applies to:
Summit Learning Trust Website and all websites within the Trust e.g individual Academies, SCITT and PLI.
This website is maintained by:
Summit Learning Trust IT Team
How accessible are our website?
These websites are partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.2 AA standard.
On our websites, you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard (except Solihull Sixth Form College)
- 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) (except Solihull Sixth Form College)
We know some parts of our websites are not fully accessible at the moment:
- Some PDFs on these site are not fully accessible
- most images on Summit Learning Trust website have alternative text, however this is yet to be applied per academy.
- Solihull Sixth Form College has a website due to replaced in the first 6 months of 2024 and does not work with screen readers and is difficult to navigate via keyboard.
- Some slide books used on HR pages and for some prospectuses are not compatible with screen readers.
- Video on home pages cannot be paused.
- Some Background and foreground colors do not have a sufficient contrast ratio
Help with using Portable Document Files (PDFs)
We are in the process of moving away from PDFs, however, there are some areas that we are unable or haven’t found a suitable solution yet. In order to read these documents you’ll need to have Adobe Reader® on your computer. If you don’t have Adobe Reader, you can get it free from the Adobe website. To read PDFs with a screen reader you can link to the Access Adobe website which provides useful tools and resources.
If you are unable to read these documents please contact: [email protected]
We are considering different formats for our PDFs.
Documents granted exemptions
In some circumstances as part of our statutory duties, we are required by law to publish certain documents on our website. Some of these documents may not meet accessibility requirements. This is due to; the document being provided to us by a third party, the document is sent to us in a format that we are not allowed to change, or the original document has been signed, scanned in and uploaded as an image to our website.
Feedback and contact information
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording please email: [email protected]
In your message, include:
- the web address (URL) of the content
- your email address and name
- the format you need – for example, plain text, braille, BSL, large print or audio CD
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 days.
Reporting accessibility problems with our websites
If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements or if you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille then please contact:
Email: [email protected]
Call: 0121 624 9010
We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days.
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 our website’s accessibility
Summit Learning Trust is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.
Published Date: 7.12.2023