It was great to see so many school communities engaging with the Sun Protection policy as part of the term 4 2019 SchoolDocs review. Board members, staff, and parents were invited to send review feedback, and we heard from a wide range of reviewers. Most reviewers were very happy with the policy and their school’s implementation of it, but we also received lots of good ideas for improvement, and we’ve updated the topic with these suggestions in mind.
When the policy applies – The Cancer Society offers feedback on our policy, and this year they suggested making it apply not only during terms 1 and 4 but at any time the UVR levels are above 3. This means the ‘no hat no play’ policy (if a school has this) and other sunsafe practices would apply throughout the year, on days that are identified as high in UVR.