Accessibility Statement

This website runs on Oxford Mosaic, the University of Oxford’s web platform. Information regarding the accessibility features common to platform sites can be found in the Oxford Mosaic Accessibility Statement. Where applicable, further information on the content or features specific to this site is given below.

The University of Oxford is committed to providing an accessible web presence that gives members of the public and members of the University community full access to University information, courses and activities offered publicly through the web.  

This accessibility statement applies to Oxford University Museum of Natural History's Learning Zone website –

Our Aims 

This website is run by the Oxford University Museum of Natural History Public Engagement team. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to: 

  • 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 

  • access most of the website, including the interactive games, using a screen reader  

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 are aware that some parts of our website are not fully accessible. These include: 

  • Not all images have a meaningful text alternative 

  • Some interactive content is fully accessible to screen reader software

We are working to address areas where our accessibility needs improvement.

Feedback and Contact Information 

If you need information on this website in a different format, find any problems not listed on this page, or think we are not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact Oxford University Museum of Natural History at

Other accessibility resources 

If you would like more information about accessibility and resources for students, staff and visitors at Oxford University please visit Equality and Diversity pages.  

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

Technical information about this website’s accessibility 

Oxford University Museum of Natural History is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies accessibility regulations

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1  standard, due to the non-compliance and exemptions. 

What we’re doing to improve accessibility 

To provide the best possible experience for all our website visitors we will:  

  • Fix known issues 

  • Report any issues with the Mosaic CMS (Content Management System)  

  • Check all new content for accessibility 

  • Train all content editors on accessibility

  • Carry out periodic accessibility checks 

This statement was prepared on 4 February 2022.