National Grid Education has made every effort to ensure this site is accessible to everyone, including those using screen readers or other non-browser software.

We have aimed to adhere to the following, international guidelines:

  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional markup standard
  • CSS 2.0
  • WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility standard

We have used the official W3 validators and a range of software solutions to ensure our website conforms to these strict, up-to-date standards.


The National Grid Education web site has been tested on most of today's leading browsers:

  • Apple Safari 5 for Mac and PC
  • Google Chrome 9
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and 8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2 and 3
  • Opera 8, 9 and 10

For optimum viewing of the National Grid Education site we recommend a minimum screen resolution of 1024 x 768 and at least 16-bit colour mode.



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