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Ready Steady Go!

Ready Steady Go! (RSG) is a FREE healthy lifestyle after school and weekend club for children above the healthy weight and their families. Since the start, just over 800 families from 17 different cultural backgrounds have entered this programme.

RSG are now looking for families who want to lead healthier lifestyles to take part in the latest programme which begins in September 2019. Statistics from previous programmes have demonstrated the benefits of attending RSG:

  • 74% of children who completed the programme saw a decrease in their BMI score
  • 69% had improved nutritional uptake
  • 64% reported taking part in more physical activity after the programme

According to the National Child Measurement Scheme, in Lambeth, 24% of children in Reception are overweight and obese. By Year 6 this applies to 39% of children. That means almost 2 in 5 children at the age of 10-11 years are overweight or obese.

If you are concerned about your child’s weight, contact the Ready Steady Go! Team today! By learning to live a healthier lifestyle, you can help reduce the chance of having many long term health conditions in the future.

To check your child is eligible, contact the Ready Steady Go! Team on:

Tel: 020 7926 0619, 07961591849

Or by email: readysteadygo@Lambeth.gov.uk

Further information:

Visit the Ready Steady Go page on the Lambeth website.

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Ask your GP or School Nurse for more information.

Local sessions, every Thursday from 19 September 2019 (5:30-6:30pm) at:

West Norwood Health & Leisure Centre, 25 Devane Way, West Norwood, SE27 0DF