Health4Life Programme

Health4Life is a healthy weight programme for children and young people who live in Southend-on-Sea. 

The programme, created in partnership with us and Southend United Football Club Community Trust aims to help local children and families enjoy a healthy and happy lifestyle.

Take part fun in activities professionally planned by the Southend United Football Club Community Trust.

Fun classes cover healthy eating, cooking on a budget, understanding food labels, creating balanced meals and fun ways to keep active as a family.

Health4Life is a free, 6-week programme for 5 – 16 year olds, consisting of weekly 2 hour sessions. 

It will highlight small easy to make lifestyle changes to keep excess weight off. Including; swapping to low sugar versions of favourite drinks and cereals and taking part in enjoyable exercise or activities locally.

Weekly topics include:

  • The Eatwell Guide, eating out and the importance of sleep
  • Sugar and caffeine in drinks
  • Fruit and vegetables tasting – blind taste testing
  • Cook4Life

Physical activities weekly sessions include:

  • Rounders
  • Tennis
  • Handball
  • Football skills

Page last updated: 08/03/2019