Avondale Primary is a SunSmart school.
To assist with the implementation of our SunSmart policy, parents, staff and students are encouraged to access the daily local sun protection times via the SunSmart widget on the school’s website, the free SunSmart app, or at www.sunsmart.com.au
The sun protection times are a forecast from the Bureau of Meteorology for the time of day UV levels are forecast to reach 3 or higher. At these levels, sun protection is recommended for all skin types. In Victoria, UV levels regularly reach 3 or higher from mid-August to the end of April.
Tips to support your child in being SunSmart
- Follow the 5 SunSmart steps for staying safe in the sun
- Dress your child in sun safe clothing.
- Remember to pack their sun-protective hat each day between mid-August to the end of April.
- Keep sunscreen in their bag and encourage them to apply it at school. Teach your child how to safely apply their own sunscreen so they will be all set when they get to school.
Click here to view resources on how to stay safe in the sun.
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