Talking Control is a 12-week programme and runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9.30-3pm.
Hosted at: Staines Rugby Club, Snakey Lane, Feltham, TW13 7NB 
We work with groups of up to 18 young people per course.
Groups include:
* Cohorts for young people who are at risk of or have permanent exclusion from school. To re-engage them back into school, an apprenticeship, college.

* Young people who are either currently at  Feltham YOI on ROTL to assist with their transition and re-engagement into society in a positive way. 

We are supported through a huge host of volunteers: personal trainers, charities, coaches, mentors and University placement assistance. 

CALMS (Community Action Lead Mentoring & Sport) is a collaborative rolling programme runs every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-1pm. Financed by London Borough of Hounslow, Thriving Communities.
Hosted at: Hanworth Centre, 64 Hounslow Road, Feltham, TW13 6QQ This provision is for young people aged 13-17 who are not engaging in education or need respite from their education setting.

This is a collaborative community group run by No Shame in Running director, Garvin Snell and staff with ‘lived experience’ 

We are supported through a huge host of volunteers: personal trainers, charities, coaches, mentors and the Backstreet Dojo. 


We adhere to current government covid regulations

Young people take part in:

  • Rugby, American football, boxing, personal training sessions – Taking Control
  • Boxing, Martial Arts and HIIT training – CALMS
  • Personal development workshops which focus on; run on all courses
  • knife crime and youth violence
  • mental health and well-being
  • behaviours and consequences
  • future pathways
  • Social time to interact with each other and staff
  • 1-1 mentoring

The programmes are an alternative provision which aims to:

  • Engage young people into positive activities
  • Raise the confidence and self-esteem of the young people
  • Support young people to build resilience and overcome barriers
  • Support them to re-engage back into education
  • Divert them from criminal activity
  • Help them create a positive plan for their future
Taking Control 

Starts: 21st February 2022 – 27th May 2022
12 weeks excluding school holidays
3 days a week.
Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am – 3pm 

Includes breakfast and lunch on site. All kit is provided. 

Email Steve Leach, Programme Director if additional information is required. 

Sports included. No previous experience needed: rugby, football, boxing, American football, Personal Training

1-2-1 mentoring and group sessions. 

Workshops on: grooming, anxiety, stress, self belief, knife crime and more. 


Starting 4th January – 31st March 2022

Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10am – 1pm. Includes use of the Boxing Dojo, Mentoring, Mental Health, Wellbeing, Re-engagement and workshops on crime, grooming, self belief, anxiety and more.

Click here for full details and to reserve your place: CALMS – Community Action Lead Mentoring & Sport