Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement applies to

We are passionate about what we believe in and want as many people as possible to be able to use our website, regardless of age or disability.

We have made every effort to ensure that our website meets or exceeds the relevant legal requirements. We believe that this website meets or exceeds the requirements of the level A criteria of the World Wide Web Consortium Web Accessibility Initiative (WCAG WAI) 2.0 guidelines and use the Accessible Rich Internet Applications (ARIA) specification.

These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities. Conformance with these guidelines will help make the web more user friendly for all people.

Our website has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

This website is run by Bedford Musc Hub and you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

Optimising your set-up for your needs

AbilityNet website has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability. It offers help with seeing the screen, using your keyboard and mouse, hearing sounds, and with reading and spelling.

How accessible this website is

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • we have fallback images which are wrapped in <noscript> tags which helps older browser show the images. This does not ressult in a warning when testing but shows up as an alert.
  • some third party embedded content out of our controls such as contact forms.

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:

  • via email: [email protected]
  • via post: Music for Bedford Borough, Castle Newnham School, Polhill Avenue, Bedford. MK41 9DT

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 7 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

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

Tamsin Lodder
[email protected]

Music for Bedford Borough
Castle Newnham School
Polhill Avenue
MK41 9DT

Compliance status

Non-accessible content

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

We use a 3rd party plugin for our Teachers membership area. The login/register section on these pages are missing label elements on the forms, which results in an error when testing.

We plan to continue to test these pages with every plugin update.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 8th November 2021.

This website was last tested on 8th November 2021. The test was carried out by Dave Hallett Digital Design & Development.