Congratulations to Flying Start - Marjon for issuing letters and Sun Safety leaflets to the parents / guardians of all of their children. Flying Start - Marjon have also pledged to make sure that all children have access to Sun Hats & Sunscreen and that all teachers at the school will be good role models with regard to sun safety.
“At Flying Start we like the children to enjoy the outdoor facilities, what ever the weather. We work in partnership with families to ensure that children are appropriately clothed and protected from the potentially harmful effects of the sun. At Flying Start we endeavour to provide an area of shade within the garden, Senior staff will risk assess and monitor the potential for children to sunburn and children will play outside mostly before 11 and after 3pm on very sunny days. All children will ware a hat outside, provided from home and staff will wear a hat to provide a good role model. Permission will be sought form parents/carers at the time of registration to apply sunscreen to children's faces, arms, necks and lower legs, where appropriate. Flying Start will provide sunscreen of protection factor 30 minimum. This will be hypo-allergenic/ dermatologically tested/ suited for sensitive skins to reduce the likelihood of allergic reactions. Parents/ carers will inform the nursery if their child a particular allergy/ sensitivity to our sun cream and provide ”
“Policies are in place to ensure this happens. Regular checks are carried out. ”
(Samantha Paine - Flying Start - Marjon)