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Eat Well Move More – Family Weight Management

Eat Well Move More is a free family weight management and healthy lifestyles programme for families with children aged 4-16 years who have concerns over their child’s weight and  health.  This programme is designed to help children lose weight by working with families, supporting them to develop a healthier and more active lifestyle.

Sessions include healthy eating and nutritional advice, tips and ideas for being more active, fun games and interactive activities for the whole family.

The service is for children who are overweight or obese (over 91st centile). If you would like to find out your child’s  BMI centile please see the ‘Children’s Healthy Weight Calculator’ below.

Family Weight Management Support: Understanding NCMP height and weight checks

Children have their height and weight measurements taken in Reception and Year 6 as part of the National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP).  If your child’s NCMP letter surprised or worried you, speak to your GP or school nurse for advice and support. Children classified as overweight or very overweight are eligible to take part in the Eat Well Move More programme, you can contact the Solihull Active team by calling 0121 704 8207.

Eat Well Move More – Programme Types

Eat Well Move More: One-to-One Programme (4-16years)

Families will receive four one-to-one appointments over a 12 week period taking place in a community setting or home environment. One-to-ones are offered to children aged 4-16 years.

11-16years old-

You are also offered a 12 week FREE supervised Gym  access and programme under Junior DocSpot

Available at Everyone Active Gyms: North Solihull Sports Centre / Tudor Grange Leisure Centre

Eat Well Move More: School Programme (Key Stage 1-4)

Schools will receive a Terms programme, for a 1 hour per week. Parent/ carer attendance is optional, although encouraged.

Term Programme example:

School Induction and Data Collection

Eat Well and 5-a-day

Physical Activity and Games

Portion Size and Snacks

Physical Activity and Games

Sugars and Dental

Physical Activity and Games

Breakfast, Food Labels and Sleep

Physical Activity and Games

Fats and Fast Food

School Conclusion and Data Collection

How to Join Eat Well Move More?

Eat Well Move More: One-to-One Programme

G.P.’s, Practice Nurses, Dieticians, Health Visitors, Paediatricians, Obesity Specialists or School Nurses can all refer children and young people onto the 1:1 programme.

Parents/Carers who have received an NCMP letter, please call Solihull Active T. 0121 704 8207

Eat Well Move More: School Programme

Schools please call Solihull Active T. 0121 704 8207 to discuss Eat Well Move More School Programmes

Children’s Healthy Weight Calculator

Is my child a Healthy Weight?

Try out the Children’s Healthy Weight Calculator below –

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