‘Helping children make healthy choices’
Life Education Wessex & Thames Valley is a local charity providing relationships, health, wellbeing, and drugs education to children aged 3-13 in schools across:
Wessex - Devon & Cornwall, Dorset, Hampshire and Somerset
Thames Valley - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and East Swindon
Our programmes are delivered under the strapline ‘Helping Children Make Healthy Choices’. Trained Educators use evidence-based, interactive, creative methods and resources to stimulate curiosity and imagination, and where a positive, fun-filled experience helps children to develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their own positive choices about their physical and emotional health.
Why we do it
The well being and health of our young people is the future of our community. Healthier, happier children do better in life. Our young children are facing ever increasing pressures and risk of damage to their health.
16% of 2- to 15-year-olds are obese and a further 12% are overweight.
Source: Health Survey for England 2016 (NHS Digital)