HENRY Group Facilitators & 1-to-1 Practitioners

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If you are planning to run a HENRY parent group or 1-to-1 Programme, please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.  Alternatively, please contact the office for any support and to order your resources.

As part of your continuing professional development as a HENRY Group Facilitator or 1-to-1 Practitioner, it is essential that you attend annual refresher training.  If you are running a HENRY Parent Group or 1-to-1 Programme this term, you will also need to attend a supervision session.

For details of HENRY training, support or this term’s supervision dates, please contact Rachel by email or call 01483 225596.


Tackling Obesity Through The Healthy Child Programme A Framework for Action by Mary Rudolf. This report focuses on the most up to date evidence on what works in terms of preventing and reducing childhood obesity.

Eat Better Start Better As part of the Eat Better Start Better Project, the School Food Trust have published: ‘A practical guide to introducing the new national voluntary food and drink guidelines for early years settings.’ This guide has been developed to help early years’ providers and practitioners meet the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) welfare requirement for the provision of healthy, balanced and nutritious food and drink. This guide is for early years’ providers and practitioners providing meals, snacks or drinks to children aged one to five years. All regulated providers are encouraged to use this guide,including children’s centres, regardless of the amount of time children spend in the setting. The Practical Guide can be downloaded here

NHS Choices website: Lots of tips and ideas for feeding the under 5s plus information on the Eat Well Guide which can be gradually introduced from 2 years of age so that by the age of 5 children are eating the balance of foods shown. http://www.nhs.uk/LiveWell/Goodfood/Pages/Goodfoodhome.aspx http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/5ADAY/Pages/Portionsizes.aspx (NOTE: this shows adult portion sizes)

The Start4Life Campaign This is part of the Change4Life Campaign and it is aimed especially at pregnant mums and new parents to promote healthy habits from birth. The 6 key Start4Life behaviours are all covered by the HENRY Programme

The Surrey Infant and Child Feeding Guidelines

Healthy Start Useful information regarding vitamin supplements from the  website:

Please note: Surrey Nurturing Links makes every effort to ensure that web links listed provide relevant information but is not responsible for the content of external websites.