This web site has been designed to comply with the international web accessibility standards issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as part of their Web Accessibility Initiative.

All reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that pages are compliant with the standards.

If you have difficulty accessing the site or have any comments or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact the SPPA Webmaster.


Mobile and Tablet devices

Whilst we strive to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, it is not always possible to do so in all areas of the website. For example, Microsoft Excel files may not work as intended.


Associated Documents

To read PDF documents with a screen reader please link to the Access Adobe website which provides useful tools and resources. Adobe also has a free online conversion tool for pdfs.


Internet Browsers 


Google Chrome

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Access to file formats used on the website

Excel Viewer allows you to open, view, and print Excel workbooks if you don't have Excel installed.

Adobe Reader allows you access PDF documents.

Open Office is a free open-source application suite whose main components are for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, and databases.

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