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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

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

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

“The children loved listening to the story and the song. The staff read the story to the children and reinforced the important message of why it is so important to look after our skin. Our older children are beginning to sing the song when they apply their sun cream and use language to describe what they are doing. The children also like to make sure they have a sun hat, and also find one for their friends to wear!”

(Emma Northwood - Kiddi Caru Day Nursery)

“The resources we have been provided with are extremely beneficial to the children and the song and story will be used regularly. We will also be looking at the additional resources available to us to support the children and their families awareness of sun safety. ”

(Emma Northwood - Kiddi Caru Day Nursery)

11th Jul 2017 6:38pm

Horsted Keynes Preschool Completes Step 3 towards becoming a Sun Safe Nursery - Teaching Resources & Activities

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

“A friend provided us with the song a while ago and since purchasing our new hats and implementing a new sun policy, we have been singing this with the children. Its lovely to hear them singing it to their siblings.”

(Clare Humphreys - Horsted Keynes Preschool)

“Horsted Keynes Preschool will regularly use the resources provided to reinforce the sun safe message to our children.”

(Clare Humphreys - Horsted Keynes Preschool)

11th Jul 2017 6:32pm

Horsted Keynes Preschool is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Horsted Keynes Preschool for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“Everybody at Horsted Keynes Preschool would like to congratulate you on making the process and simple and fun one but most importantly for allowing us to teach such an important message to our children in a fun, informative way. Thank you ”

(Clare Humphreys - Horsted Keynes Preschool)

11th Jul 2017 6:31pm

Hinckley Road Nursery is now an Official Sun Safe Nursery!

Congratulations to Hinckley Road Nursery for obtaining their Sun Safe Nursery Status & Award

“This is an excellent program that I feel the local authorities should embrace to ensure all their settings are taking positive action to ensure they are spreading the important information about being safe in the sun. Any posters stickers and additional literature you can send us will certainly help us to further promote this practice at our family picnic which is taking places Monday 3rd July. Thank you again for the support and information.”

(Lorraine Weaver-Ennis - Hinckley Road Nursery)

29th Jun 2017 8:24pm

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