We want our website to be accessible and easy to use for everyone. Please read this page if you are having any difficulties!
This website has been designed to make full use of multimedia activities, including Flash activities, movies and sounds. These require that you have the appropriate plugins installed on your computer, including up to date versions of Flash and Quicktime. If you do not have the plugins already, you can download them from the links below.
Using 'Full Screen' options
Most of the 'Flash' interactive activities have an 'enter/exit full screen' button. Clicking this button will cause the activity to display over the whole of your monitor. This is intended to allow teachers to display activities on whiteboards at a larger size than would otherwise be possible, no longer constrained by the space available in a browser window.
Text based alternatives to multimedia activities
We have provided text based alternatives to multimedia activities wherever possible. These will usually be in the form of Microsoft Word files as this will allow you to format the content to suit your own needs - for example if you want to enlarge the text, remove answers to questions and save them in a separate file, and so on.
If you want to save the file to your hard disk, right click the link and select the "save as" option.
Resizing the text
If you want to, you should be able to resize almost all of the text using your browser controls (a few bits of the text are actually graphic images and therefore have a fixed size).
Changing your browser settings
You might find the links below helpful if you are unfamiliar with the controls built into your web browser.
All pages on this site should be valid to XHTML 1.0 Transitional and use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
We also aim to follow the Worldwide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.