This site is AA compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). The guidelines outline how to make web content accessible to people with disabilities. Conformance to these guidelines helps to make the site more accessible to users with disabilities and benefits all users.

Help with accessibility

This site uses Recite, which is an accessibility tool that allows you to customise the site so it works for you.  It includes text to speech functionality, dyslexia software, an interactive dictionary, a translation tool with over 100 languages and many other features.

To read more about the features and functionality of Recite download our user guide.

To open the Recite toolbar, click on the ‘Reciteme’ link in the website footer.

For general advice on making internet access easier, see the BBC’s my web my way pages.


If you experience any issues or have feedback on the accessibility of this site, email us on