Finding Encouragement and Acceptance Together
in our Home Education Roles - SEN/SEM

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Feathers Teens is a non-profit community group offering support and friendship to alternatively educated teenagers affected by neurodivergence and mental health, and their families, in Lincolnshire.

We meet :
Monday's at Heckington Pavillion and playing fields, Howell Street, Heckington
Friday's at Broadstreet Methodist Church Spalding
Alternate Wednesday's at Scout Hut HQ, Castle Street, Boston
and the last Sunday of the month at Sutterton dog park, Sutterton, Boston
as well as getting together out in the community, collaborating with other groups, and keeping in touch online.

Feathers Teens is a fun, social and hands on learning and social group, held in a safe and accepting environment.

We offer a safe, parent supervised, friendly space to learn, socialise and be active both indoors and outdoors. Accepting and encouraging of all quirks, interests and identities.

Our staff and volunteers all have lived experience, and are here to support alternatively educated young people of secondary school age and up, and their families, affected by issues such as Autism, ADHD, PDA and anxiety within Lincolnshire.

Parent supported social and educational group activities, outings and experiences to encourage social, emotional, communication, educational, physical wellbeing and development

  • Tutor led sessions
  • Arts and crafts
  • Team games
  • Fun quizzes
  • Visitor Talks
  • Outdoor physical activities
  • Socialising
  • Nature based learning
  • Sensory activities
  • Group discussions
  • Courses
  • Information sharing
  • Collaborative projects
  • Gaming
  • Pet therapy
  • Local tours and visits
  • Days out and more!

We need support and funding to what we do! Financial donations, resources, voluntary skill sharing and opportunities for developing and supporting our young people's core skills and mental health are always appreciated.
  • Sessions are £5 per teen. Tutor sessions are £5 each.
  •  Feathers.teens@gmail.com
  •  Every Monday, Heckington, 11am - 3pm Alternate Wednesday's, Boston, 11-3 Every Friday, Spalding, 11-3 Last Sunday of the month, Sutterton, 1-5

  •  25/03/2024 02:00 PM
  •   Howell Road, Heckington, Sleaford, UK

Tutor session with a qualified teacher working on curriculum English and Maths adapted to the kids abilities and needs, twice a month. Tutor sessions are an additional £5 per teen paid in advance. 2-3pm Tutor sessions are optional.

  •  20/03/2023 11:00 AM
  •   Howell Road, Heckington, Sleaford NG34 9RX, UK

Working on some simple but fun science experiments using household items. We will also have the magnifying glasses, microscopes and slides.