SunSmart School Newsletter Inserts - Cancer Council New South Wales

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					School Newsletter Inserts – A SunSmart
             Approach

  Use the 5 ways logos (horizontal or vertical) in your school
communications about sun safe behaviours and requirements.
Use these different mini-articles in school newsletters whenever there
is space or as reminders for parents and students at particular times
of the year.




Five SunSmart symbols.

[insert 5 ways logos]

Do you know what these symbols mean?
1. Slip on clothing that covers your arms and legs
2. Slap on a broad brimmed, bucket or legionnaire hat
3. Slop on 30+ broad-spectrum water-resistant sunscreen
4. Seek shade
5. Slide on wrap around sunglasses (if you can manage them)

Go to the Cancer Council website to find out more:
www.cancercouncil.com.au/primary




Have you had a SunSmart week?

[insert 5 ways logos]

√Tick the SunSmart boxes:
 I slipped on my sun protective clothing
 I slapped on my hat with a brim
 I slopped on 30+ broad-spectrum water-resistant sunscreen
 I found shade to eat my lunch or sit and talk
 I wore my sunglasses (optional)

Go to the Cancer Council website to find out more:
www.cancercouncil.com.au/primary
Have you been SunSmart at home too?

Don’t forget to help your family be SunSmart too!!
1. Slip on sun protective clothing with collars and sleeves
2. Slap on broad brimmed hats
3. Slop on 30+ broad-spectrum water-resistant sunscreen
4. Use shade as much as possible
5. Wear sunglasses if happy to do so

Go to the Cancer Council website to find out more:
www.cancercouncil.com.au/primary
Sun protection and skin cancer myths


Answer true or false:
  1. You don’t get sunburnt on cloudy days.

  2. I don’t need to use sunscreen because my foundation/
     moisturiser has some sunscreen in it.

  3. People with olive skin are not at risk of skin cancer.

  4. Sunbeds (solariums) are not a safe way to tan.

  5. You need to spend lots of time in the sun to get your daily dose
     of vitamin D.

  6. Fake tan protects your skin from the sun.

  7. It takes less than half an hour to get sunburnt.

  8. You don’t have to be concerned about skin cancer because, if it
     happens, it’s easy to see and easy to treat.

  9. Only people who sunbake get skin cancer.

  10. You can get burnt through a car window.


Answers
1. False 2. False 3. False 4. True 5. False
6. False 7. True 8. False 9. False 10. True


For further myth-busting information, go to:
www.cancercouncil.com.au/sunsmart and click on Sun Myth Busting
Quiz.
Some very short inserts for tiny spaces in the newsletter!

Place the 5 ways logo provided on another page of the newsletter for
children to check their answers.




Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek, Slide
Do you always do this? Find out why you need to:
www.cancercouncil.com.au/primary




The 5 Ss – Are you SunSmart?
Fill the gaps:
S         ,S     ,S      ,S     ,S
Find out more information from:
www.cancercouncil.com.au/primary




Have you checked the UV Alert lately?
This is where you can: www.cancercouncil.com.au/sunsmart
Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide if the UV Alert is 3 or over

				
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