Category News

20
Jun
2017

School Ground Sounds

Yesterday, we took four of our young people along to School Ground Sounds, at Raw Material studio in Brixton. The young people, aged 10-12 years, created a track, supported and guided by Chavez of Raw Material, named The Chicken Song!  Together they arranged, rapped, ad-libbed and added a sample.  Have a listen to their awesome […]

13
Jun
2017

London Youth Quality Mark

Over the coming months High Trees will be working with London Youth to bring their services for children, young people and families into line with their Quality Mark standards.  Attainment of the Quality Mark will result in improved services, increased opportunities for the young people, and access to additional funding.

7
Jun
2017

Africology – a new term at High Trees!

High Trees’ innovative Africology course starts again tomorrow evening here at our main learning centre (220 Upper Tulse Hill). The course explores the issues facing people of African descent in Britain and the Diaspora, studies the accomplishments of Africans in the Diaspora and takes a critical look at the legacies of slavery. If you’re interested […]

1
Jun
2017

ESOL for Community Involvement at High Trees

High Trees are now halfway through our ESOL for Community Involvement course.  Aimed at people who speak English as a second language, and have only basic English skills that they feel are holding them back in everyday life, it concentrates on speaking and listening, in particular language skills that will help people get more involved […]

31
May
2017

Last few places for Lambeth Housing Tenants!

High Trees’ have a few places still left on our exciting Level 2 Award in Involvement in Housing in Communities course. Learners will develop skills in report writing and analysing data and gain fun and gain practical experience of putting on a community event.  They will have the chance to access work placements with Lambeth Council, increasing the chances of […]

30
May
2017

An Administrator role at High Trees!

Post title: Administrator – Employment, Education and Training Salary: £22,000- £25,000 pro rata per annum Hours: 35 hours per week (5 days) Closing date: 11.30pm on 27th June Interview Date: Tuesday 4th July The role: High Trees Community Development Trust is a community anchor charity based in Tulse Hill in Lambeth. We deliver a range […]

30
May
2017

Youth Mental Health First Aid training at High Trees

Staff from High Trees Children Young People & Families team and community members enjoyed 2-days training on Youth Mental Health First Aid conducted by South London and Maudsley (SLAM) NHS. The training included a focus on depression, anxiety, suicide, psychosis, self-harm and eating disorders. The group learnt how to identify these in young people, what […]

23
May
2017

Jamming with School Ground Sounds

On Monday, a group of our young people enjoyed the first of three jamming session organised by School Ground Sounds at Raw Material Studio in Brixton Hill. SGS offer free recording studio experience for young musicians aged 11-18 years. School Ground Sounds aim to tackle inequality in music education and strengthen the industry through greater […]

21
May
2017

XLP at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground!

High Trees are excited to let you know about a new partnership with Tulse Hill Tenants Residents Association and the church group Hillsong to bring the XLP van to Tulse Hill Adventure Playground.  XLP aim to create positive futures for young people growing up – the van is equipped with recording studio and computer games.  All […]

19
May
2017

Calling all Lambeth Housing Tenants!

Don’t miss this chance to enrol on High Trees’ exciting Level 2 Award in Involvement in Housing in Communities course taking place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am to 3pm from 6 June to 25 July.  You will develop your skills in report writing and analysing data and gain fun and gain practical experience of putting on a community […]

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