Accessibility statement for Organisational Safeguarding Assessment

This accessibility statement applies to content published on

This website is run by Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means 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 just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand. AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is 

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • The focus styling of our buttons within the form are not visible enough when focused 
  • Our site logo is difficult to read 
  • Required fields are not explicitly explained 
  • Page titles don’t change while completing the assessment
  • Some buttons on pages have the same text which may be confusing as to their purpose 

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille: 

  • email

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 14 days. 

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or you think we’re not meeting the accessibility requirements, email

Enforcement procedure 

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you have reported problems to us and are not happy with how we have responded, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS)

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018. 

Compliance status 

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to the non-compliances listed below. 

Non-accessible content 

The content listed below is non-accessible for the following reasons. 


There are general html mark-up errors which may cause problems for users of assistive technology. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 4.1.1 Parsing.  

Headings and labels 

There are various instances where headings and labels aren’t descriptive enough or exist at all to describe the following content. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.6 Headings and labels. 

Error Identification 

Multiple errors are not summarised at the top of forms. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 3.3.1 Error Identification.  

Labels or Instructions 

Our login and register pages don’t indicate specifically what required fields are indicated by. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 3.3.2 Labels or instructions.  

Meaningful Sequence 

The guidance notes help text is not in the correct sequence to help users using assistive technology. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence.  

Page Titles 

Page titles do not change when navigating between assessment pages. This fails WCAG 2.1 success criterion 2.4.2 Page Titled.  

Disproportionate burden 

Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership believes all content should be accessible for everyone. We do not currently intend to claim disproportionate burden for any website content. 

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations 

Leeds Safeguarding Children Partnership believes all content should be accessible for everyone. Documents published before September 2018 unless they are crucial to delivering a service, are not in scope of the accessibility regulations, but we intend to make all our content accessible. 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

We are actively developing this site and aim to have full compliance by the end of January 2022 and will update this statement when non-compliances are resolved. 

Preparation of this accessibility statement 

This statement was prepared on 2 December 2021. It was last reviewed on 4 January 2022.  

This website was last tested on 1 December 2021. The test was carried out by Leeds City Council. 

We tested a selection of pages, ensuring those tested reflected the variety of different page layouts used on our website. 

The pages we tested were: 

  • Home/Login 
  • Register 
  • My Assessment (all steps) 
  • My Submissions