Category News

24
May
2018

Barclays Digital Eagles at Study Hub

Our young people had an amazing time with Barclays Digital Eagles at High Trees this week. During a coding workshop, they created a compass and an online rock, paper scissors game using a micro bit website and a micro soft block editor, many of them building on the skills they have learned at previous coding sessions. High […]

24
May
2018

Community ESOL learners discuss migration

Last week during the Community ESOL class learner’s prepared for their upcoming trip to the Migration Museum  Learner’s discussed the reasons people may migrate and how this might impact on their new lives, preparing for the group trip later this week!    

22
May
2018

New Community ESOL Classes at High Trees

New Community ESOL Classes started at High Trees last Wednesday. These classes, funded by City Bridge Trust, are part of a three year project to increase ESOL provision for the local community. Learners develop their English alongside learning about the local community as well as visit places of interest in the area and London. Classes […]

21
May
2018

New Food and Hygiene course at High Trees

Places are still available on the new level 2 accredited Food and Hygiene course at High Trees! The course will take place on Friday the 25th of May between 10am and 3pm and is free for Lambeth Housing tenants. Non-Lambeth Housing tenants will incur a fee of £100 (or less if you’re an organisation wishing […]

20
May
2018

Community Organisers Ltd Network in London – Saturday the 16th of June

High Trees Community Organiser Graham is currently working with his counterparts at the Selby Trust and Pembroke House to develop the Community Organisers Ltd network in London. The network will aim to develop people’s power and strategy for action, whilst nurturing the collective care required to sustain community action. The first meeting will be on the Saturday […]

17
May
2018

Community Councils

Last week, High Trees Community Organiser met with the National Association of Local Councils to discuss their work around Community Councils, how this is currently working in London and around the Country and how High Trees could help embed a Community Organising approach to help this work become even more effective. To find out more about Community […]

10
May
2018

High Trees at City Hall!

High Trees was recently commissioned by the Greater London Authorities Citizen-led Community Engagement programme to engage with historically established and underrepresented local communities in Brixton to explore issues around gentrification of the area. We were very excited to present the key findings of our listening campaign and research to at City Hall, full details of […]

9
May
2018

Community Living Room at High Trees

Our Tuesday Community Living Room continues to go from strength to strength, a drop-in space for parents and carers with children under 4. Recent activities have included families helping to create a vision tree, craft activities and a chance to meet and socialise with other parents. Free and open to all, please pop by every […]

1
May
2018

Computer Skills for Beginners

Come and join our Computer Skills for Beginners course on Fridays 10 – 12 ,  27th April – 22nd June.  Though the course started last week learner’s can join for the next two weeks – so please get in touch as soon as possible!  Places are still available to learn about Word, email and internet […]

30
Apr
2018

Level 2 Food and Hygiene course

Interested in improving your chances of working in the catering industry and getting a qualification? Join our one day course to gain a Level 2 qualification. By law, all food handlers must have an understanding of the basic principles of food hygiene and know how to work safely so as to protect the food they […]

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