Holiday Playschemes

Easter Holiday playscheme TBC

(Decisions subject to government guidelines and Lambeth Children with disabilities commissioning team.)

Whippersnappers are very proud to be such a diverse and inclusive organisation. We pride ourselves in offering creative, fun, and diverse inclusive and specialist holiday childcare and play scheme settings. Activities on offer across sites include a wide range of creative arts, messy play, sports, performing arts, music and trips out.

Our age range is currently from 5 to19 years. ( Children must have turned 5 before the 31st August, prior to their start date).

Out of School Clubs for Children with Disability

Both our after-school club and inclusive playschemes are commissioned by Lambeth and Southwark for children with disabilities team and are open to children and young people with disabilities living in the borough of Lambeth and Southwark. Children and young people living outside these boroughs can also apply for non-funded places.

Inclusive Out of School Clubs for All children

Whippersnappers offer after-school clubs and school holiday childcare at Brockwell Lido and College Lodge. All services will hopefully recommence during the Summer holidays 2021, subject to government guidelines. For more information, please contact

Must Know

  • Venue: Brockwell Lido in Herne Hill, College Lodge in Dulwich Park, and The Livity School in Streatham
  • Variable Hours ( Between 9am to 6pm).
  • Sessions cost – Non- funded places start from £30 a day.
  • Age range: 5 – 19 yrs (Children must have turned 5 by the 31st August 2020 before they start due to Ofsted regulations)
  • We accept childcare vouchers.

Whippersnappers Local Offer for SEN children

  • Parents/carers are encouraged to use funds from their core package to cover support worker costs for children with disability.
  • Limited subsidised places are available for families who are not in receipt of Lambeth Direct payments. These places are funded by BBC Children In Need.

For more information about Whippersnappers local offer for SEN children please click here.