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

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

“letters have gone out to parents and returned with the understanding of the importance of this policy”

(Alison Morland - RockingHorse Nursery )

“We provide factor 50 suncream Nivea and Ambre Solaire sensitive advanced,the children have all been patched tested with written consent from all parents. Our staff are fully aware of the dangers of the sun and uv factors . There is a board to which the uv index is displayed everyday. With times the children should not go out in the direct sunlight. We have spare hats for the children ,but we do ask parents to take responsibility to remember to bring one with them.”

(Alison Morland - RockingHorse Nursery )

23rd Aug 2018 4:41pm

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

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

“The children love reading this story, we read it everyday with all the children. The older children have being over heard discussing with parents and peers why we wear sun cream and how to protect ourselves from the sun. ”

(Emma Gollings - Silkwood Nursery )

“We have introduced the resources in to all rooms within nursery so they are now apart of our planning throughout the summer months. every day we log in to check on the UV levels within our area this is then communicated with staff to ensure that he children are protected. We have a safer sun display in the entrance way to inform parents of how important it is to protect their's and their child skin from harmful UV rays. ”

(Emma Gollings - Silkwood Nursery )

8th Aug 2018 10:20am

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

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

“Here at the Oaks Day Nursery and Preschool unit the children have met George and enjoyed his sun safety journey. Since then the children have taken part in various sun safety activities such as Preschool children helping to apply their cream and the younger children putting sun hats on their dolls.”

(Rebecca Slater - The Oaks Day Nursery & Pre-School)

“The Oaks Day Nursery and Preschool unit commit to ensuring that the children are protected from the sun and that we are adhering to our sun safety policy when receiving hats and sun cream from the parents. The fact sheets and sun safety booklets are on display as well as giving them to our current parents and will be kept in our master folder ready to re-use next year along with the fun activities.”

(Rebecca Slater - The Oaks Day Nursery & Pre-School)

3rd Aug 2018 12:16pm

Cherubs Montessori Day Nursery is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Cherubs Montessori Day Nursery for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“this was a simple straight forward process. it helped to educate both our parents and children in the importance of sun cream and playing in the shade. staff members enjoyed walking around the building singing "slip, slop, slap"”

(Tracey Vick - Cherubs Montessori Day Nursery)

3rd Jul 2018 3:29pm

Congratulations to Tiny Toez @ Westfield who have just renewed their Sun Safe Nurseries Accreditation.

Skcin are pleased to announce that Tiny Toez @ Westfield in Staffordshire have renewed their Sun Safe Nurseries Accreditation. The accreditation has been awarded to the nursery as they have completed the necessary steps to ensure their pupils and employees are educated on the importance of sun safety and that a suitable sun safe environment and policy is put in place and reviewed annually.

Skcin’s Sun Safe Schools, Sun Safe Nurseries and Sun Safe Workplaces national accreditation schemes are dedicated to educating at risk groups and future generations on the importance of sun safety to prevent skin cancer and promote early detection of the disease.

21st Aug 2017 2:09pm

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

Congratulations to Tiny Toez @ Westfield for issuing Sun Safety Fact Sheets to all their pupils. Tiny Toez @ Westfield 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:

“Tiny Toez @ Westfield have given out all their Sunsafe letters and fact sheet to their parents and carers in their setting. They have been signed and returned and are now kept in the managers office and are easily accessible. The Sunsafe information will be given along side the enrollment forms to the new children that join the nursery. ”

(Hayley Ferns - Tiny Toez @ Westfield)

“Tiny Toez always keeps spare sunhats and sunscream at the nursery. The parents are always reminded to provide their own appropraite sunscreen however the nursery will always have high appropraite factor available. The staff in the setting are good role models and will demonstarte to the children how to put the suncream on themselves and will always tell them the importance of sunhats and protection. Shaded areas are provided during outdoor play and water is provided at all times too. The staff have been reading George the Sunsafe Superstar to the children. ”

(Hayley Ferns - Tiny Toez @ Westfield)

21st Aug 2017 2:09pm

Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Writtle Completes Step 3 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Teaching Resources & Activities

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

“Our children enjoyed looking at the book and singing the song. It has really engaged them and they have a better understanding of sun safety.”

(Rachel Broome - Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Writtle)

“We will continue to ensure our children and families are aware of sun safety.”

(Rachel Broome - Kiddi Caru Day Nursery Writtle)

21st Aug 2017 2:04pm

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

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

“The children adore this song and have caught on to the catchy tune already. This definitely is effective for enthusiasm for sun cream as this can be a tedious task for the children to stand and have cream applied. The book is very popular and encouraged lots of role play in the nursery ”

(Emily Stevenson - Little Voices Nursery )

“The resources in this scheme will be used regularly to encourage and promote sun safety within our nursery ”

(Emily Stevenson - Little Voices Nursery )

26th Jul 2017 8:22pm

Kiddi Caru Caldecotte is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Kiddi Caru Caldecotte for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“the service was great, we didn't know about the award and just stumbled across it I feel more nurseries would benefit from implementing the things in supporting children and families. we will also be informing our local press about our award.”

(Lucy Clarke - Kiddi Caru Caldecotte)

26th Jul 2017 8:06pm

Step By Step Nursery is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Step By Step Nursery for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“I feel this has been very rewarding to achieve. Sun safety is very important to all of us but especially to children who attend nursery. We are teaching them to care for themselves and gaining our sun safety status has helped them to understand the importance of applying sun cream, wearing a sun hat and putting on a t-shirt. I would love to see more awards like this to support children's learning a great idea Thank you.”

(Katy KEELER - Step By Step Nursery)

26th Jul 2017 8:03pm

Primary Schools can gain their Sun Safe Status via our sister scheme at: www.sunsafeschools.co.uk
UV Forecast from the Met Office
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UV index in association with www.skcin.org

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