Caulfield Junior College recommends that from mid-August to end of April, and whenever UV levels reach 3 and above, students come to school wearing sun-protective clothing and sunscreen.
Excessive exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause health problems including sunburn, damage to skin and eyes, and an increased risk of skin cancer.
cannot be seen or felt
can be reflected off surfaces such as buildings, asphalt, concrete, water, sand and snow
can pass through light clouds
varies in intensity across the year (highest in Victoria from mid-August – end of April)
peaks during school hours
Enjoy the great Australian outdoors and stay safe!
For more information, please visit https://www.sunsmart.com.au/