NCMP (National Child Measurement Programme)
The National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP) measures the height and weight of children in reception class and year 6 in schools across Cornwall every year.
You can find further information on the programme on the Cornwall Council website, including why children are measured, information on BMI in children, what to do if you have received a letter regarding NCMP, and much more:
You may also want to visit the NHS Healthy Choices pages which explain in more detail the purpose of the programme and how you can support your child to be a healthy weight. They also have an online BMI calculator for you to check and track your child's weight and growth:
Frequently asked questions that arise from parents in response to their NCMP results letter have been answered within an FAQ booklet: