Accessibility Statement

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Accessibility Statement

This accessibility statement is provided to ensure that our website is accessible to as many users as possible, in line with current UK accessibility legislation. We are committed to inclusivity and strive to meet or exceed the Level-AA standard of WCAG 2.1.


This statement applies to content published on the main Newham College domain at Separate accessibility statements are available for content accessed via subdomains.

Website Operator

This website is managed by Newham College, aligning with our commitment to providing an accessible web presence. Our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion policy, available on our website, reflects our dedication to inclusivity.

Our Aims

Our goal is to ensure all visitors can use this website. We aim to meet Level-AA standards of WCAG 2.1, including:

  • Navigation with a keyboard or speech recognition tools.
  • Accessibility for screen reader users.
  • Clear and appropriately labeled content.
  • Alt text for images and non-visual alternatives.
  • Subtitles for audiovisual information.

Website Accessibility

While we strive for full accessibility, we acknowledge certain areas needing improvement:

  • Some PDFs are not fully accessible to screen readers.
  • Some video content lacks audio or text descriptions.
  • Limitations in modifying text line height or spacing.
  • Some pages have restrictions on magnification.

We are actively working to address these limitations and will update this page accordingly.

Feedback and Contact Information

For information in alternative formats, contact us at We aim to respond within four working days. The SensusAccess tool can also be used to convert files into more accessible formats.

If you encounter issues with the map on our ‘Contact Us’ page, email for directions.

Reporting Accessibility Problems

Questions or concerns about accessibility can be directed to

Enforcement Procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) enforces accessibility regulations. Dissatisfied with our response? Contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical Information

Newham College is committed to full website accessibility in accordance with the Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance Status

We aim for full compliance with WCAG 2.1 AA standards.

Preparation of This Statement

Prepared on 09 December 2023, last reviewed on the same date.

Website Testing

Last tested on 09 December 2023 using internal quality assurance tools and manual checks. Monthly reviews ensure ongoing accessibility compliance.

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