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Updated: May 2021


This accessibility statement applies to and services hosted on the

This website is run by St. Peter’s Church, Monkseaton. It is designed to be used by as many people as possible and we have invested resources to help ensure that this website is easy to use and more accessible for all. The text should be clear and simple to understand and you should be able to:

  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts in your browser
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • use most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
  • reduce motion by enabling the global setting on your device

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand following Plain English guide.

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

How accessible this website is

We continue our efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of this site and our services to allow seamless, accessible, and unhindered use also for everyone. 

However, despite our efforts to make all pages and content on this site fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to meet the highest accessibility standards.

Parts of this website are not fully accessible. For example:

  • some pages and document attachments are not written in plain English
  • some heading elements are not consistent
  • some images do not have image descriptions
  • some buttons are not correctly identified
  • some error messages are not clearly associated with form controls
  • some documents are in PDF format and are not accessible
  • there is no option to enable a high contrast colour scheme

Contact Us

If you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions, or are having trouble with any part of our site and require assistance, please contact us and we will be more than happy to assist you. You can email us at or call or text 07954 415 253.

Access Keys

On this website we have implemented some government recommended Access Keys. These are:

S – Skip to main content
0 – Access key details (this page)
1 – Home page
2 – Latest news
3 – Site map
8 – Terms and conditions
9 – Contact us

How to use an Access Key

Chrome & Microsoft Edge – hold down the ALT key (Control and ALT key on Mac) and press the shortcut key.

Firefox – hold down the ALT and SHIFT keys and press the shortcut key.

Internet Explorer – hold down the ALT key and press the shortcut key, then release both keys and press ENTER.

Safari on Mac – hold down the Control and ALT key and press the shortcut key.

Opera (newer versions) – hold down the ALT key and press the shortcut key.

Opera (older versions) – press SHIFT + ESC to enter access-key mode, and a list of the available access keys will be displayed. You can then press the appropriate access key to activate the link or form input. To exit access-key mode, press SHIFT + ESC again. Access-key mode will automatically exit as soon as you press an access key, or load another page.

Text Browsers – use the ‘S’ access key to skip the navigation menus and go straight to the page content.

Screen Magnifiers

You may already have your own preferred magnification tool. But if you don’t, our site is designed to work with in-browser zoom or magnification settings, up to 300%.

How to zoom or magnify your browser

Ctrl + scroll wheel – if you use a mouse with a scroll wheel (usually between the two buttons on a standard mouse) scroll it gently away from you while holding down the Ctrl key on the keyboard to make the page bigger. Hold the Ctrl key and Scroll it towards you to make the page smaller.

Ctrl + [+] / [−] – if you don’t have a scroll wheel, hold down the Ctrl key and press the + (plus) key on your keyboard to make the page bigger. If you over do it, Ctrl – (Ctrl & minus) will make it smaller again.

Google Chrome – click the menu button at the top right corner (three dots) and click the + or – (plus or minus) buttons.

Firefox – click View from the menu at the top of the page and click the + or – (plus or minus) buttons.

Microsoft Edge – click the menu button at the top right corner (three dots) and click the + or – (plus or minus) buttons.

Internet Explorer – click the cog (settings) button at the top right corner of the page, hover your mouse over the Zoom menu item and select the desired zoom level.