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The Farningham Day Nursery Completes Step 3 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Teaching Resources & Activities

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

“The children really enjoyed listening to the story and after several times were pre-empting the next words. ”

(Gillian Mitchell - The Farningham Day Nursery)

“The resources provided have been warmly welcomed by children and staff. We will continue to be Sun safe and will fully engage new children and staff in promoting sun safety.”

(Gillian Mitchell - The Farningham Day Nursery)

3rd Oct 2016 6:17pm

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

Congratulations to Step By Step Nursery for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Step By Step 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:

“We already ask parents to sign permission for applying Sun-cream on registration form. We have know included sun safe request and information within our home visit pack /welcome pack to support our families on sun safety”

(Katy KEELER - Step By Step Nursery)

“It has been in our policy for years Staff have a duty of care to protect children from the sun. We have a box of spare sun hats by our outdoor area and provide nursery sun-cream factor 50 to children who may have forgotten theirs.”

(Katy KEELER - Step By Step Nursery)

19th Sep 2016 3:04pm

Kiddies Corner Pre-School Completes Step 1 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Sun Hats, Sunscreen & Role Models

Congratulations to Kiddies Corner Pre-School for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Kiddies Corner 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:

“Letters have been printed and will be given to parents as we return in September. Parents already aware of providing appropriate sun hats & sun cream. agreements will be kept & forms given to new arrivals.”

(Jayne Partridge - Kiddies Corner Pre-School)

“As a nursery, we always ensure that the children wear sun hats when playing outside on sunny days. Parents are asked when dropping off if sun cream has been applied and we have supplies if they have forgotten. During sessions staff reapply when necessary. All staff are good role models and remind children about the importance of staying safe in the sun.”

(Jayne Partridge - Kiddies Corner Pre-School)

3rd Aug 2016 3:20pm

Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery Completes Step 2 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Shade

Congratulations to Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery for providing shaded areas for their pupils.

Shaded Area photo submitted by Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery

“We have two permanent shaded areas for our children and set up termporary shades using sheets and tarpaulins for a bit of fun and extra sun protection”

(Sharon Lucas - Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery)

11th Jul 2016 4:15pm

Towers Tiny Tots Pre-school Completes Step 2 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Shade

Congratulations to Towers Tiny Tots Pre-school for providing shaded areas for their pupils.

Shaded Area photo submitted by Towers Tiny Tots Pre-school

“We have lots of areas for shade while playing outside including a purposefully installed sun canopy over our patio”

(Nicola Hills - Towers Tiny Tots Pre-school)

11th Jul 2016 4:14pm

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

Congratulations to Towers Tiny Tots Pre-school for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Towers Tiny Tots 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:

“We have sent letters to all our current parents and have inculded the letter for furture parents within our welcome pack. These will be stored within personal fiels in the filing cupboard”

(Nicola Hills - Towers Tiny Tots Pre-school)

“As a setting we ensure the children are provided with appropriate clothing and suncream either by the setting or parents. we strive to inform parents of the importance of sun protection and always ensure children are suitibly protected from UVA and UVB”

(Nicola Hills - Towers Tiny Tots Pre-school)

11th Jul 2016 4:14pm

Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery Completes Step 1 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Sun Hats, Sunscreen & Role Models

Congratulations to Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Hythe Bay Children Centre 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:

“All letters sent out to parents and carers, we will log and keep all returned slips from parents and carers, making a register we can refer to.”

(Sharon Lucas - Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery)

“We already have spare hats and suncreen even though we have asked parents/carers to bring in their own for their children. No child goes outside this time of year without appropriate hat and sunscreen. Our sunscreen is a high factor and has a four star rating.”

(Sharon Lucas - Hythe Bay Children Centre Nursery)

11th Jul 2016 4:14pm

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

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

“Although some of the children found the story a little long (we have children between the ages of two and four years) some were able to understand what George had done. All the children love the Slip Slop Slap song with many parents and carers telling us their children sing it at home - and that was in the first week of learning it!”

(Lorraine Sluggett - Kingfisher Nursery)

“Here at Kingfisher Nursery, Boyton, we have all benefitted from making the extra effort to register with Sun Safe Nurseries. It has made us all more aware of the dangers of the sun, even when it is cloudy. I have now completed all three steps to become a Sun Safe Nursery and pledge we will continue to regularly use the resources provided in order to reinforce the sun safe message to all our children. ”

(Lorraine Sluggett - Kingfisher Nursery)

11th Jul 2016 9:31am

Kingfisher Nursery Completes Step 2 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Shade

Congratulations to Kingfisher Nursery for providing shaded areas for their pupils.

Shaded Area photo submitted by Kingfisher Nursery

“The outside area is shaded in part with some old beech trees; although quite tall they provide shade over the majority of the outside area. In another area we have made shelters with the children using old curtains and netting. ”

(Lorraine Sluggett - Kingfisher Nursery)

11th Jul 2016 9:30am

Li'l Angels Day Nursery Completes Step 1 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Sun Hats, Sunscreen & Role Models

Congratulations to Li'l Angels Day Nursery for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Li'l Angels 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:

“Fact sheet has been recorded and saved, also we have enclosed it in our Statement Of Purpose, where it will be given to all new parents. It has also been given to all parents of children attending, ”

(Sue Evans - Li'l Angels Day Nursery)

“All staff carry out applying of suncream and of putting sun hats on children. We have a good supply of childrens sun hats as spares in nursery”

(Sue Evans - Li'l Angels Day Nursery)

30th Jun 2016 6:09pm

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