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Cardiff University Day Care Centre is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Cardiff University Day Care Centre for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“The process was easy for us mainly because we do everything you were asking for. I have already had parents return their slip and I only sent it out by e-mail earlier today. I am in contact with our publicity department for them to help publicise that we are now part of the scheme. The children are enjoying the story and asking questions and love the song. We will be doing the song several times every day and reading the story as well. The children even role played what they had to do in certain circumstances, such as, going to their trays to get out what they needed as in sun hat and cream, helping each other as to what they needed and what to do with the cream before going in the sun. We had one child with hat, glasses and cream and one child who had nothing. We then asked them who could go out and who had to stay in. They answered all correctly already. Our children are showing an excellent understanding already. I think this is a good idea but the only part I am con”

(Jacqui Kempa - Cardiff University Day Care Centre)

22nd Jun 2017 11:16am

Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station Completes Step 3 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Teaching Resources & Activities

Congratulations to Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station for reading George the Sun Safe Superstar to all their children and introducing everyone to the ‘Slip, Slap, Slop song’.Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station have also pledged to continue to regularly use the resources provided to reinforce the sun safe message to their children.

“The children really enjoyed this on the hot sunny day!”

(Lorraine Brown - Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station)

“Such a fantastic site and supporting documentation wish I had found years ago”

(Lorraine Brown - Hopscotch Nursery Hove Station)

19th Jun 2017 8:33pm

Tiny Toez @ Tividale Completes Step 3 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Teaching Resources & Activities

Congratulations to Tiny Toez @ Tividale for reading George the Sun Safe Superstar to all their children and introducing everyone to the ‘Slip, Slap, Slop song’.Tiny Toez @ Tividale have also pledged to continue to regularly use the resources provided to reinforce the sun safe message to their children.

“We have read the story with the children and we will also be teaching them the song with our oldest preschool children. Our youngest children just like to dance and move to the song.”

(Gemma Wheatley - Tiny Toez @ Tividale)

“I can confirm that this will be embedded into our nursery and within our policies and also in our parent prospectus. The children will become familiar with the story and we are also going to introduce the song next week. ”

(Gemma Wheatley - Tiny Toez @ Tividale)

19th Jun 2017 8:29pm

Bright Kids Day Nursery is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Bright Kids Day Nursery for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“We are happy to have signed up to the sun safety nursery scheme as part of our partnerships with parents and ensuring the children's safety while in our care. It has been a really easy website to navigate and the resources have been helpful. ”

(Bel Oomerjee - Bright Kids Day Nursery)

19th Jun 2017 8:26pm

Twinkling Tots Completes Step 3 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Teaching Resources & Activities

Congratulations to Twinkling Tots for reading George the Sun Safe Superstar to all their children and introducing everyone to the ‘Slip, Slap, Slop song’.Twinkling Tots have also pledged to continue to regularly use the resources provided to reinforce the sun safe message to their children.

“We have read the book and sung the song (borrowed from another setting - but have now ordered more)- the children really like it and are reminding their parents to put sunscreen on too !! Perfect results - we no longer get "don't want to", comments either x”

(Nicola Hendon - Twinkling Tots)

“I have now completed all three steps and pledge to regularly use the resources provided - i have even ordered some more.”

(Nicola Hendon - Twinkling Tots)

13th Jun 2017 7:47pm

Charltons Pre-school Completes Step 1 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Sun Hats, Sunscreen & Role Models

Congratulations to Charltons Pre-school for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Charltons Pre-school has also pledged to keep sun hats and sunscreen available for all their children and to act as role models with regard to sun safety:

“All parents are aware of the process we are engaging in. They have all been sent information and been provided with a copy of the letter. A copy of the letter and information will be provided during the registration process.”

(Karen Glassborow - Charltons Pre-school)

“We have adequate supply of suitable sun hats and sunscreen, at the pre-school. Staff are aware of their duty to be appropriate role models.”

(Karen Glassborow - Charltons Pre-school)

13th Jun 2017 7:36pm

Stepping Stones Day Nursery Completes Step 1 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Sun Hats, Sunscreen & Role Models

Congratulations to Stepping Stones Day Nursery for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Stepping Stones Day Nursery has also pledged to keep sun hats and sunscreen available for all their children and to act as role models with regard to sun safety:

“The letter has been emailed out to our parents along with the fact sheet. the fact sheet has been displayed on the walls of the notice boards within the setting. ”

(Jenny Carlton - Stepping Stones Day Nursery )

“The setting currently has sun cream available for children which is 50+. The parents are asked about any skin allergies before using this sun cream and the parents complete a form to say this is agreed that children can use the Nursery sun cream. Parents also bring in their own sun cream we don't accept anything below factor 30. We have spare sun hats that can use if they have forgotten their owm however we do encourage all parents to bring there own in daily. The team completed a 'sun cream' record which details the times of when sun cream has been applied. ”

(Jenny Carlton - Stepping Stones Day Nursery )

6th Jun 2017 5:56pm

Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare Completes Step 3 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Teaching Resources & Activities

Congratulations to Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare for reading George the Sun Safe Superstar to all their children and introducing everyone to the ‘Slip, Slap, Slop song’.Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare have also pledged to continue to regularly use the resources provided to reinforce the sun safe message to their children.

“George the sun safe superstar is so much fun. A superhero that helps to protect you from the sun is a great way for the children understand to keep safe in the sun. ”

(Linda Irvin - Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare)

“We have loved being a part of the 'Sun Safe Nurseries' and we will continue to ensure that children and adults at our setting stay safe in the sunshine. The children are all now aware of the importance of wearing sun cream and a sun hat, taking shelter from the sun (especially at the heat of the day) and most of all keeping safe. We have really enjoyed being one of the first nurseries to do this!”

(Linda Irvin - Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare)

30th May 2017 10:50am

Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“Michelle Forsyth has helped us massively with this exciting project. All of our children - even the very youngest - do not mind wearing their sun hats and sun cream now! What a fabulous way to raise awareness of the importance of staying safe in the sun!”

(Linda Irvin - Fairy Godmother Home From Home Childcare)

30th May 2017 10:49am

Tamworth Tiny Toez Completes Step 1 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Sun Hats, Sunscreen & Role Models

Congratulations to Tamworth Tiny Toez for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Tamworth Tiny Toez has also pledged to keep sun hats and sunscreen available for all their children and to act as role models with regard to sun safety:

“As part of our induction process all our families receive sun safety fact sheet and sign a declaration. This is a on-going process at our nursery and we thrive to provide protection from the sun at our nursery and educate our parents how to be sun safe. ”

(Jayne Heaven Bates - Tamworth Tiny Toez)

“We have a sun safety policy in place at our nursery that all staff implememt at all times. We ask parents to bring in labelled sun cream and sun hats at all times. We also provide these items at our nursery. ”

(Jayne Heaven Bates - Tamworth Tiny Toez)

24th May 2017 9:30pm

Primary Schools can gain their Sun Safe Status via our sister scheme at: www.sunsafeschools.co.uk
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