Our Latest News

10
Oct
2018

High Trees are hiring a Children, Young People and Families Manager

Post title: Children, Young People and Families Manager Department: Children, Young People and Families Salary: £32,000- £36,000 FTE Hours: Part time (21 hours) or Full Time (35 hours) roles considered The role: High Trees Community Development Trust is a community anchor charity based in Tulse Hill in Lambeth.  We deliver a range of services focused […]

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 […]

31
Aug
2018

GLA – Citizen Led Engagement Evaluation Report!

Earlier this year High Trees had the amazing opportunity to work on a innovative pilot run by the Greater London Authority to work with peer researchers to connect with and include the most under represented groups within City Hall to ensure their voices were heard. Please take a look at the evaluation undertaken by the […]

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 […]

19
Jul
2018

ESOL learners visit to the Horniman Museum and Gardens

Our ESOL learners visited the Horniman Museum and Gardens for the first time, with our teacher Elly. Thank you so much to Laura from the Horniman Community Engagement team, for the warm welcome and the free tickets to the Aquarium and the temporary exhibitions.

19
Jul
2018

High Trees Learner Forum at the Adventure Playground

This week we bought together leaners from across our courses for our High Trees Learner Forum. Our learners explored  themes such as self care and wellbeing, created a poster of tips on how to be healthier and happier and had a great food and music celebration for the end of our academic year. One of our learners who attended […]

19
Jul
2018

End of year conference with Lambeth Adult Learning

Last Friday our Education and Training team took part to the End of year conference for Lambeth Adult Learning! Our tutor Wayne received a nomination for E-Learning , our tutor Dorota won the most the Inspirational Tutor Award and our Service Admin Mohammed won the best the Customer Service Award. Our learners worked together on a well-being mosaic, reflecting on the importance […]

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