Signup starts for new Child Weight Management Programmes

Four new family weight management programmes will start in the New Year in the district for children aged 12 years and over.

Each programme lasts for 6 weeks, with each session lasting 2 hours.

The first hour will be for parents and children to learn about being healthy through fun activities


In the second hour, the children will take part in a fun physical activity while the parents get further help and information on how  best to support their child to maintain a healthy weight. 


The topics discussed will include the eatwell guide, portion sizes, label reading, healthy lunches, physical activity, goal setting and behaviour change


The programmes will take place at;


  • Newby Primary School, Ryan Street, West Bowling, Bradford, BD5 7DQ

   Wednesday 10th January, 5.00pm – 7.00pm (for 6 weeks)


  • One in a Million School, Cliffe Terrace, Bradford, BD8 7DX.

   Thursday 11th January, 5.00pm – 7.00pm (for 6 weeks)


  • Karmand Centre, Barkerend Rd, Bradford BD3 9EP

   Saturday 13th January, 10.00am – 12.00pm (for 6 weeks)


  • Victoria Hall, Hard Ings Rd, Keighley BD21 3JN

   Tuesday 20th February, 5.00pm – 7.00pm (for 6 weeks)


To sign up with your child or refer a child to one of these programmes, please
call the Health Improvement team on 01274 435387 during office hours.


Published: 03/11/2017
Audience: Parents, carers, school nurses, teachers with responsibility for wellbeing
Contact: Thomas Atcheson

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