This website has been designed to meet the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) web accessibility guidelines (Opens in a new window).

If you come across a page which is not accessible please contact

Changing Settings

Using your browser, you can change the size of text on this website. You can also make other helpful changes in your browser, as well as within your computer generally. To find out what else you can do, visit the BBC Accessibility Guide (Opens in a new window).

Reading PDF documents

For help with reading PDF documents please see guide found here at Adobe for information and advice.

Resizable text

Text size on this web site is not fixed so that visitors who wish to can alter the font size on the screen to make it easier to read.

There are a number of ways to change the text size in your browser; the easiest way is to follow the following steps: (In Internet Explorer)

  • Select the 'View' menu
  • Select the 'Text Size' option from the menu
  • Click on the text size you want to view

Mozilla Firefox: Select the 'View' menu, then 'Zoom', then one of the options.

It is also possible to increase the size of the text by holding down the ctrl key on the bottom left hand row of the key board whilst using the scroll wheel on the mouse to increase (or decrease) the size of the text.

Images and alternative text

Where images are used 'Alt' tags - text alternatives have been added so that you will still know what the image is meant to tell even if it doesn't load or if you have chosen to browse with the images switched off or you are using a screen reader to browse the web page rather than view.