These new evidence-based resources have been strategically developed in consultation with the NSW Department of Education and other education and health sector representatives. They offer teachers a set of flexible classroom materials that align with the outcomes, objectives, skills and content of both the NSW PDHPE and Science syllabuses for years K–10.
These resources are also linked to the Australian Curriculum, where relevant, and can be used by Canberra teachers. They are also linked to the SunSmart program.
A new set of 5 posters to remind students to be SunSmart. Ideal for classrooms, school foyers and hallways etc. 1 set per request.
Availability: Order your free SunSmart Don't Forget poster set here or contact Cancer Council ACT 02 6257 9999.
A free PDF download for young children to enjoy and learn from. Activities include; The SunSmart Game, Make a SunSmart Bookmark, Spot the SunSmart Differences and more.
Online activities and learning modules to assist Canberra teachers across the Early, Middle and Upper primary school years to reinforce the importance of sun protection to reduce the risk of skin damage that may lead to skin cancer in later life.
This free online learning program upskills ACT school teachers and students about skin cancer, being SunSmart and how to incorporate sun protection activities into day to day activities. Choose Generation SunSmart for your TQI Teacher Identified Activity.
ACT primary schools are encouraged to upload the FREE SunSmart Widget to their school's website. The widget not only works as a general reminder to be SunSmart, but it also indicates what time sun protection is required each day along with a daily max temperature and rain forecast for Canberra.
Download and print off our free Sid Seagull colouring in book for your earnd contact Cancer Council ACT to assist with free sunscreen prizes for your classroom artists.
Canberra primary school teachers and parents can now access all their school's health and wellbeing needs from one website. The website was launched in October 2014 and includes resources, tools, support and PL opportunities from Canberra's leading health Not For Profit Organisations, including Cancer Council ACT. You can also follow the Healthy Schools Network ACT on Twitter @hsnACT. Please share this website with your school community.
The "Be SunSmart today" poster is an ideal way to remind children, staff and parents to your service when sun protection will be required each day in Canberra. It can be downloaded, laminated and displayed in practical locations throughout your service for all to see. Simply view the daily sun protection times for Canberra here (or via your SunSmart phone app or widget) and then share it with your workers and parents via the poster.
Availability: Free download or contact Cancer Council ACT to order an A3 size by clicking here.