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26
Nov
2018

Adventure Playground Study and Play Sessions

Our new indoor sports equipment has proved popular at our Study and Play sessions, seeing the young people set up  a badminton competition last week! We also worked on sentence structure and formatting paragraphs.                

6
Nov
2018

Half Term at High Trees

Our young people enjoyed a brilliant range of half term activities including a trip cycling in Richmond park (including seeing the deer!), an energetic time zorbing on our newly refurbished pitch and a trip to the Future Festival to encourage our young people to think about the careers they may wish to pursue.  We also […]

1
Nov
2018

October 2018 Half Term Activities

This half term saw a full programme of activities for young people who attend the Adventure Playground.  We had a cycling trip to Richmond Park, a day of play, slime making and craft activites at the playground and a fun session of zorbing on our all weather pitch!    

24
Oct
2018

Study Hub

This week at Study Hub, the young people created gratitude chains demonstrating their appreciation to things they are grateful for in life and discussed what their ideas had in common

15
Oct
2018

Youth Nights at the Adventure Playground

This week our young people looked at gratitude – sharing with each other what they are grateful for in life. The young people also worked together to develop their techniques in the football area!

29
Sep
2018

Study Hub healthy life styles

This week our Study Hub sessions looked at staying healthy and physical wellbeing.  The young people found out more about what our bodies need to stay healthy, and enjoyed putting some of the ideas into action!

4
Sep
2018

Islington Boat Club – a summer trip

As part of our summer programme of activities, we took our young people to try kayaking.  For many of them, this was a first time they’d been in a boat or experienced watersports.  The trip was hugely popular with our young people – even those who initially struggled to get in the water worrying they’d […]

15
Aug
2018

The Power of Polo

Our young people recently enjoyed a four day residential in Windsor with the Power of Polo Charity, where the lessons culminated in a tournament.  The young people had an excellent trip and have all said they’d like to return in the future.

25
Jul
2018

Study Hubs mini interview training

This week the young people worked in pairs to prepare for and then practice being interviewed.  They took turns asking and answering questions, and then gave each other feedback!

19
Jul
2018

Coaching sessions at St Martins’

High Trees have finished another term of weekly one 2 one coaching sessions with girls from St Martin-in-the-Fields High School which finished with a group session on the nature of leadership. It was great to see the girls’ confidence grow week by week, and their feedback shows that the programme has made a tangible difference […]

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