Whippersnappers Lambeth Local Offer

Whippersnappers offer afterschool clubs, Saturday clubs and holiday playschemes for SEND  Children and young people living in the borough of Lambeth.

Please be aware Whippersnappers are only able to offer places to SEND children living in the borough of Lambeth. Referrals from parents/ social works and schools can only be made by emailing lambethshortbreaksservice@lambeth.gov.uk.

Once referrals have been received each application will  be assessed at the panel by Lambeth CWDT

Please see the referral flow chart and eligibility

Afterschool Club

We run after school club  4 days a week (Tuesday to Friday) across 3 sites; Brockwell Lido SE24, College Lodge SE21 and The Livity School SW16. The club is for primary school-aged children who must have turned  5 by the 31st of August prior to attending.

School pick up and drops are available.

Saturday Club

Saturday club takes place on Saturday morning at our College Lodge Site in Dulwich park for 10 weeks each term.

The club is for  SEND young people aged between 11 and  18 years. Trips out are arranged as well as activities on site such as cooking, arts and crafts, music and socialising with peers.

Home pick up and drops are available.

We have 10 places each week and referrals must be made through Lambeth CWDT.

Holiday Playschemes

Holiday playschemes run during the Easter and Summer holidays as well as half-term breaks.. (There is no play scheme during the Christmas break)

Playscheme runs across 3 sites: Brockwell Lido SE24, College Lodge SE21 and The Livity School SW16. The club accepts SEND children and young people aged from 5 – 18 years. (Please note children must have turned  5 by the 31st of August prior to attending due to Ofsted regulations)

Children attend age-appropriate groupings. One to one support is provided. Please see more information on our Holiday Playscheme page.

Referrals must be made through Lambeth CWDT.