Buddy Club

Funded by BBC Children in Need

Whippersnappers are funded by BBC Children in Need to provide a therapeutic setting for children aged 5 to 11 with additional needs. Buddy club gives children  an opportunity to make new friends, interact with their peers and learn to express their emotions within a group setting. The group is open to children living in the borough of Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham and referrals can be made by parents, carers and social workers. For more information check out SEND Local Offer.
Buddy Club is available on;


Specialist Setting
Group Drama Therapy

This session is run by Shereene Carnegie a professional drama therapist. Children explore their feelings and emotions through sensory stories, musical games and role play. We have fun with bubbles, parachutes, dressing up, musical instruments and objects of references.


Specialist Setting
Group Art  Therapy

This session is run by Sarah Goodall who has recently completed her MA in Art Therapy at Goldsmith University. The group therapy takes place  outside in the garden at College Lodge and inside  our Yurt and  garden cabin  . Children are encouraged to explore a range of different art materials enabling  them to self-lead and explore expressions of feelings and emotions. Activities include; messy play, painting, clay work, drawing.