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    Policy resources for primary schools

    SunSmart primary school policy guidelines

    This document provides primary schools with the background, information and tools they’ll need to develop and update their sun protection policy. It includes tips on implementing Cancer Council’s best-practice sun protection recommendations and steps out how schools can join the free National SunSmart Schools Program.

    Sun protection policy review checklist

    This checklist highlights the key elements that need to be documented in your school’s sun protection policy, in order for it to meet the minimum SunSmart standard. If you are struggling to meet the minimum SunSmart criteria, you can refer to the SunSmart primary school policy guidelines document, or contact Cancer Council SA for support.

    SunSmart Program implementation times

    This fact sheet provides information about Cancer Council’s recommendation for South Australian schools to implement sun protection during terms 1, 3 and 4.

    Sample sun protection policy for primary schools

    This sample policy is suitable for the South Australian primary school setting. Use this sample policy as a reference, copy and paste sections that are relevant to your school, or simply use it as a template and adjust sections, as required. It is available as a downloadable Word document for your convenience.

    Sample sun protection policy for primary schools, including OSHC and vacation care

    This sample policy is suitable for primary schools that have an on-site OSHC and/or vacation care service that is under the school’s management. Use this sample policy as a reference, copy and paste sections that are relevant to you, or simply use it as a template and adjust sections as required. It is available as a downloadable Word document for your convenience.

     

  • FAQ: Sun protection policy and practice

    FAQ: Sun protection policy and practice

    This information has been developed to answer common questions from schools regarding sun protection policy and practice.



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