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Healthy Me

Healthy Me is a fun 10 week healthy lifestyle programme for children aged 7-11 and their families, who may be less active than recommended and above their healthy weight range.

Young people and their families can attend the ten 90-minute sessions based in health and wellbeing centres and leisure centres across the county to find out about nutrition, food groups, portion sizes, food labeling, physical activity and making healthier choices a habit.

Theory and practical elements, including a supermarket sweep style hunt for healthy food labels, are mixed together to make the sessions fun and informative.

Healthy Me has supported over 150 children and their families to make positive healthy lifestyle changes. Once the programme has been completed, families will be supported to continue their healthy lifestyles.

Healthy Me Bitesize

Healthy Me offers schools a 6 week Healthy Me Bitesize programme aimed at Years 4 and Year 5 children to engage them in healthy eating and fun physical activity sessions. The programme also encourages engagement with the child’s family through weekly take home tasks. Contact the Healthy Me team for more information on how you can get your school signed up; healthyme@wiltshire.gov.uk

A summary of the Healthy Me offer can be downloaded here

More information about Healthy Me group programmes, including the times and locations of sessions:

Healthy Me leaflet - all areas

Healthy Me poster - All areas

Healthy Me referral form

Healthy Me - Medical information form

January 2019 course dates

Trowbridge: Longfield Community Centre; Mondays 4.15pm-5.45pm; starts 21st January.

Chippenham: The Olympiad; Tuesdays 4.15pm-5.45pm; starts 22nd January. 

Salisbury: Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre; Wednesdays 4.30pm-6pm; starts 23rd January. 

DevizesDevizes Leisure Centre; Thursdays 4.15pm-5.45pm; starts 24th January.

Newsletters - The Healthy Me Herald

Issue 7 - March/April 2018

Issue 6 - February 2018

Issue 5 - January 2018

Issue 4 - December 2017

Issue 3 - November 2017

Issue 2 - October 2017

Issue 1 - September 2017

Session Outline:

Session 1: Eat Well Guide, measurements  

Session 2: Food Label reading and Healthy Breakfasts

Session 3: Energy Balance

Session 4: Hunger v Cravings and Portion control

Session 5: Half way measurements / physical activity and games

Session 6: Building Confidence

Session 7: Healthy Lunches and Hydration

Session 8: Sugary Drinks and Healthy Snacking

Session 9: Recipe Modification

Session 10: Celebration Event, measurements