Accessibility Statement

This is an accessibility statement from Wirral Council.

Measures to support accessibility

Wirral Council takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Wirral EY Quality:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.
  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Wirral EY Quality is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Wirral EY Quality. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Wirral EY Quality:

We try to respond to feedback within .

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Wirral EY Quality is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

    Wirral EY Quality is not compatible with:

    • IE11 and below

    Technical specifications

    Accessibility of Wirral EY Quality relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

    • HTML
    • WAI-ARIA
    • CSS
    • JavaScript

    These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

    Limitations and alternatives

    Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Wirral EY Quality , there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

    Known limitations for Wirral EY Quality:

    1. PDF documents: Not fully accessible to screen reader software. because PDF documents do not fully meet WCAG 2.1 guidelines.. Replacing with Word documents or publishing in HTML.. Please email the EYQuality Team at to request documents in an alternative format..

    Assessment approach

    Wirral Council assessed the accessibility of Wirral EY Quality by the following approaches:

    • Self-evaluation


    This statement was created on 11 May 2021 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.