Using this Website indicates that you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, do not use this Website.
The Acorn Academy may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
The content, design and layout of this website is protected by National and International copyright laws and may not be reproduced other than when downloaded and viewed on a single PC for private use only.
The Acorn Academy website includes links to external sites and resources. These sites and resources are owned by their respective copyrights and we do not lay claim to material externally produced. Nor do we have responsibility for content on linked sites. These links are checked regularly for appropriateness, but if you find any materials that concern you, please inform us immediately.
Should an owner of externally produced material object to a link, the link would be removed immediately.
Subscription services are not allowed to link to this site.
Every effort has been made to ensure information in this website is accurate and accessible to all. The Acorn Academy reserves the right to amend information at any time. The Acorn Academy strives to protect the integrity of its computer files and anything available for download from this site has been virus-checked. However, there is always a risk attached to downloading files from the Internet. Please ensure that anything downloaded from this site is virus-checked. The Acorn Academy accepts no liability for any loss or damage caused by the downloading of files from the Internet or their use.
We do not warrant that the functions contained and the material contained in the The Acorn Academy website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
All the links to external sites from pages on the The Acorn Academy website have been placed in good faith. Due to the constantly changing nature of the internet, it is possible that the content of those sites may have changed since they were last checked. This is also true for any links from pages on those sites. Whilst The Acorn Academy have made every effort to ensure the links it recommends are suitable for children, it cannot be held responsible for the content of external sites.
The Acorn Academy are committed to protecting the privacy and security of its online visitors. No personally identifiable information appears on any of our pages. We consider the following, among other things, to be personally identifiable information: first and last name together, e-mail address, street address and phone number. It is Unsworth Primary School's policy to never post on its site, more than a child’s first name.
Please notify us immediately if you spot any information on the site, which is personally identifiable information.
Remember to be smart online. Do not give out your full name, e-mail address, home address, telephone number or any other personal information on any of the external sites that would enable someone to contact you either online or offline, without first asking your parent or guardian for permission.
We recommend that children check with their parents before clicking off to any new sites and we encourage all end users of the The Acorn Academy website to read the privacy policies of all linked sites before navigating through them.
The Acorn Academy we believe everyone should be able to access our website and we are taking continual steps to improve accessibility. This website has been developed to be as accessible as possible within the confines of the technology we’re using.
Whilst creating this website, we’ve incorporated recommendations and best practice from the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium’s) WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) guidelines.
The website uses HTML5 code to provide document structure and CSS (Cascading Stylesheets) to provide document formatting. By following guidelines set down by the W3C we are trying to make sure that all the information on our website is available to everybody: not just the text, but the information contained in the images and other media. Using these technologies also allows us to provide a website that loads faster, and displays in more devices.
We believe the website template set contains valid HTML5 and CSS code and meets Priority 2 (AA) of the Web Accessibility Initiative’s guidelines.
The site has also been build to expand conforming to original design layout. This is in order to allow users with visual impairments to increase text size without losing the structure of the site.
Text size can be increased/decreased in most browsers on a computer by:
On a PC
Holding the “Ctrl” key and pressing the “+” or “-” respectively, or by holding the “Ctrl” Key and scrolling the Mouse Wheel (If present). Pressing “Ctrl” together with “0”(zero) will return the text size to its default in later browsers.
On a Mac
Holding the “cmd” Key and pressing the “+” or “-” respectively, or by holding the “cmd” Key and scrolling the Mouse Wheel (if present). Pressing “cms” together with “0” (zero) will return the text size to its default in later browsers.
For further information about adapting your computer to improve accessibility you can visit this website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility/.
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