Pupils could be weighed at school as part of the drive to tackle obesity

Dutch plan could be replicated in Britain as it was effective in cutting obesity Proponents say it helps schools know what they are up against 'No child, wants to be fat and we should be doing everything to help,' they said

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 18:05 BST, 3 May 2018 | Updated: 18:05 BST, 3 May 2018


Schools could be made to weigh and measure their pupils as part of the drive to tackle obesity.

Children found to be overweight would then receive taxpayer-funded gym classes and home visits. 

The success of the strategy would then count towards the school's overall Ofsted report.

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