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How many sun protection boxes does your school tick?

Is your school wanting to improve sun protection for students and staff, but is not sure where to start? This checklist will help to identify what your school is already doing well and what needs to be improved on. Your school can then prioritise actions. School organisation, ethos and environment  Students and staff wear […]

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WA // 2017 Win $10 000 for Shade competition now open!

Win $10 000 for shade at your school, just like our 2016 recipient, Creaney Primary School (pictured). To enter, make sure your school is a current SunSmart School by renewing membership or join the program. Find out if your school is currently SunSmart here. If your school needs to renew membership or sign up, complete […]

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Physical activity and sun protection – how to encourage both for healthy kids

For most, these facts are most likely not new: Physical activity is important for immediate and long-term physical and mental health Australian children are not meeting the daily recommendations for physical activity* Research supports the importance of play for young children Australia has one of the highest rates of skin cancer in the world Ultraviolet […]

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WA // WA schools getting SunSmart in the classroom

We’ve been hearing great things from teachers across WA who have been doing sun protection activities in their classrooms. Here’s a sample (just click on each image for a better view): Belmont Primary School created this great display   Toodyay District High School’s year 1 students did activities on sun protection after a visit from […]

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WA // SunSmart/Nature Play Mission Competition winners announcement

Nature Play WA and SunSmart photo competition for kids 8 years and under   Winning photo – Rosalie Primary School in Shenton Park show us how to make a shady cubby! Thanks to the Western Australian schools and child care services who entered our Mission Competition!  Kelmscott Child Care Centre  Goodstart Early Learning in Eaton […]

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