Accessibility & Cookies

Mountview is committed to making all visitors welcome and equally valued. This commitment applies equally to Mountview’s website.

Mountview endeavours to use plain English wherever possible although it is sometimes unavoidable to use technical terms, shortened versions and acronyms for organisations and qualifications within the education, training, arts and theatre sectors.

Accessibility features:

  • All images have text alternatives (ALT attributes)
  • Pages can be displayed in most web browsers – we built the new site with the most common browsers in use over 1% today based on 
  • Pages have been designed with scalable fonts meaning you can adjust the size of text using your browser zoom
  • Pages have also been developed with scalable responsive layouts meaning you can adjust the size of content using your browser zoom

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), along with other groups and standards bodies, has established technologies for creating and interpreting web-based content. These technologies, which are referred to as web standards are carefully designed to deliver the greatest benefits to the greatest number of web users whilst ensuring the long-term viability of any document published on the web.



Our website uses ‘cookies’, which are small data files which collect information about how you use the website.  They are stored on your device and may be accessed by a website’s server.  Cookies however cannot be used to identify any user personally.

How We Use Cookies

Read our privacy policy for full information on how we use cookies.

The following is a list of cookies used by the Mountview Academy website and what they are used for:

Name: _utma

Description: A cookie used by Google Analytics to determine the number of unique visitors to the website.

Expires: 2 years.


Name: _utmb

Description: A cookie used by Google Analytics to calculate the average length of time that you spend on the website.

Expires: 30 minutes.


Name: _utmc

Description: A cookies used by Google Analytics to calculate and record when you close the browser.

Expires: When the browser is closed.


Name: _utmz

Description: A cookie used by Google Analytics to find out how you reached the website.

Expires: 6 months.


Name: ga_nextpage_params

Description: Stores information which will be sent to Google Analytics on the next page you request.

Expires: When the browser is closed.


Youtube Videos

Our website uses YouTube to embed videos on some pages.  YouTube provides its own cookies when a video is viewed such as:


Name: _use_hitbox

Description: Provides a randomly generated number for your browser to help identify you.

Expires: When the browser is closed.



Description: Youtube uses this to count the number of ‘views’ of a video.

Expires: 9 months.


Blocking Cookies

The majority of browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device.

Please note that any restriction or deletion of cookies could impact on the functionality of this website. 

Further information on the blocking cookies for each browser can be accessed at:

If you use a mobile phone, you may need to check the relevant section of the manual or settings to block cookies.


Deleting Cookies

Most browsers will allow you to delete cookies installed on your device.  Dependent on your browser, further information can be accessed at:

Mobile phone users will also need to consult their manual or browser settings for details on how to delete cookies.


Contact Details and Useful Information

The Mountview Academy website is owned and operated by Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we store your data then please contact