Welcome to Sun Safe Nurseries

A national accreditation programme
providing nursery and pre-school settings
with free resources to assist them in their duty
of care to safeguard children against UV
and prevent skin cancer through education


3 Steps To Gaining Your Accreditation

From creating your sun safety policy and communicating with parents, to educating early learners - our 3 step accreditation programme provides you with all the guidance, support and resources you need, to help you every step of the way.

Resources for Nurseries and Pre-schools

From book, song and music to activity sheets, reward stickers and information for parents - download quality free resources or purchase additional resources to get your nursery ‘Sun Safe’ and educate your little sunbeams on the importance of sun safety.

Feedback From Accredited Settings

We love shouting about the feedback from the thousands of nurseries and pre-school settings that have become accredited and are benefitting from the Sun Safe Nurseries programme - but don’t just take our word for it, see for yourself what they say.

Who are we and why get Involved?

Skin cancer statistics are compelling, yet the disease is almost entirely preventable. We are dedicated to reversing these statistics by planting the seeds of sun safety in education and embedding prevention in the heart of communities nationwide.

Vitamin D - Advice & Recommendations

Exposure to UVB radiation is the most efficient way for our bodies to boost our Vitamin D supply. So, whilst some sun is definitely good for us, over exposure is a serious health risk, it is therefore extremely important to strike the right balance.

Check Today's UV Forecast in your Area

Want to know the UV forecast in your location? You can check it here daily courtesy the Met Office in association with Skcin. Remember, when UV levels reach 3 or above, use Skcin’s five S’s of Sun Safety to protect from over-exposure to UV.