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Accessibility statement

Website accessibility

Using this website

East Sussex County Council run this website. We aim to make it as easy to use as possible. You should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
  • navigate most of the website using only a keyboard
  • listen to our website using a screen reader.

Go to AbilityNet to find out how to make these changes.


We use plain English to make the text easy to read. We aim to create content for a reading age of 11. We regularly run readability audits on our content and make continual improvements. As of 20 May 2022, our content meets AA accessibility standards and scores 95% on our automated testing software.

Sign language readers can visit our British Sign Language (BSL) introduction to the East Sussex County Council, website.

If you would like to read the website in another language use Google Translate.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 24 September 2019, and was last reviewed on 4 August 2022.

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