Overweight and obese



This booklet provides a brief overview of students who are overweight or obese and a wide range of strategies teachers and other school professionals can use to assist the child in the classroom. Relevant strategies can also be easily adapted to be included in student’s Individual Learning Plans and in the recommendations section of psychologist’s reports.

These strategies are designed for use with students in primary and junior secondary schools.

  • For the whole class
  • For the whole school
  • Plan and consult before talking to the child's parents
  • Talking to the child's parents
  • If you and the child's parents are happy to work together
  • For the child
  • Resources