Website accessibility

Accessibility statement for The Southfield Trust website.


This accessibility statement is for the Southfield Trust website:

www. / which includes the individual websites for:

Hazel Court School and FE Department, The Lindfield School, South Downs School and Summerdown School.

This website is run by The Southfield Trust. We want everyone who visits the Southfield Trust website to feel welcome and find the experience rewarding. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. The website was created with the following features:

  • A fully responsive design, meaning that the website is correctly displayed across all devices
  • A ‘High visibility’ version of the site, designed for screen readers and assistive technology
  • ‘Alt-tags’ which allow you to apply a text description to images
  • Giving users the option to pause audio/video
  • Google Translate functionality
  • Design which ensures colour contrast and text legibility are visually accessible

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible and we are working to make improvements in line with legal requirements.


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, please call or email one of our school offices listed below:

Hazel Court Tel: 01323 465720

The Lindfield Tel: 01323 502988

South Downs Tel: 01323 761061


We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 5 days during term time.

If you cannot view the map on our ‘contact us’ page, please call or email us [add link to contact details page] for directions

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.


Reporting accessibility problems with this website

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’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

The Southfield Trust is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.


This statement was prepared on 7.11.2020.


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