Langham Primary School pupils are safer in the sun

Langham Primary School pupils and headteacher Janet Lord celebrate being part of the first 1,000 schools to sign up to the Sun Safe Schools and Nurseries awards. Photo by Elli Dean
Langham Primary School pupils and headteacher Janet Lord celebrate being part of the first 1,000 schools to sign up to the Sun Safe Schools and Nurseries awards. Photo by Elli Dean

Youngsters have been finding out the dangers of sun exposure as part of a national scheme.

Langham Primary School has signed up to the Sun Safe Schools and Nurseries scheme, run by Superdrug and UK skin cancer charity Skcin.

The initiative helps schools and nurseries educate their pupils on the importance of being safe in the sun.

Superdrug staff visited Langham to celebrate 1,000 schools and nurseries signing up to the scheme.

Pupils has been working its way through free curriculum based worksheets and other resources to help the school become an official Sun Safe environment.