SunSmart resources

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, on posters on display around the school, the free

SunSmart app, or at 

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 (wide brim or  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. 

All classrooms also have sunscreen for student use.

Click here to view resources on how to stay safe in the sun.

Arabic SunSmart poster

Chinese SunSmart poster

Persian SunSmart poster

Vietnamese SunSmart poster