Thornford CE Primary School – SUN SAFETY GUIDELINES

THE ROLE OF SCHOOL STAFF

  • To encourage parents to provide pupils with their own named sun cream SPF of 15 or greater
  • Allow time during school for the application of sun cream, by the children
  • Encourage parents to ensure that their children have appropriate cover up clothing such as HATS and Tshirts
  • Encourage children to use shaded areas on the field and playground
  • Encourage pupils without hats to stay in the shade
  • Encourage staff and pupils to be role models for younger pupils.

THE ROLE OF PARENTS

  • Parents are asked to support and encourage the school sun safety guidelines
  • To apply appropriate SPF of 15 or greater prior to attending school (Boots Soltan ONCE recommended)
  • To provide appropriate named sunscreen for their child to use themselves before lunchtime
  • To sign a class list (in the school office) giving permission for your child’s teacher/teaching assistant to supervise your child applying their own sunscreen.