Category News

8
Dec
2016

Generation Code – with Barclays and Crystal Palace Football Club!

High Trees and Barclays Digital Eagles have been busy beavering away behind the scenes to organise a great trip to the Barclays Study Centre at Crystal Palace Football Club. The fun two-hour session, for 10 young people, will teach the basics of coding and will help them develop digital skills for the future. We’ll report […]

30
Nov
2016

ESOL with Mitie!

Since September Mitie have been doing exciting work here at High Trees, including sponsoring and supporting some of our free courses. One of these courses is our ESOL course which helps our learners improve their English, including their writing and speaking skills.  Learners on this course recently had a visit from Mahroof Anwar who is the Community Investment […]

9
Nov
2016

St Martins Residents Association AGM

The St Martins Residents Association AGM will be held this evening on Wednesday 9th November at 7pm at the High Trees office. All St Martin’s residents are invited – this is a chance to help support your TRA in shaping the future of St Martins Estate. The chair and treasurer will give a report about what […]

1
Nov
2016

Two weeks until our next AGM!

20
Oct
2016

High Trees moving forward!

It was a momentous occasion last month when after 18 years the old St Martin’s Library sign came down from the street outside High Trees!   We became concerned that the sign could potentially become dangerous in high winds and although it had stood safely for years, maintenance hadn’t been carried out on it in a while.  A huge Thank You […]

19
Oct
2016

Autumn Courses at High Trees

All the courses started in September are running well, and feedback so far has been excellent.  Learners are currently halfway through courses in Computer skills for everyday life, ESOL and English Skills for work with Computer Skills for Work,  beginners guide to community organizing and L1 Award in Community Development due to start in November […]

18
Oct
2016

High Trees AGM

The High Trees AGM will be held on 16th November at 6pm at our main office in the St Martin’s Learning Centre (220 Upper Tulse Hill). This meeting will be open to everyone and will be a chance to hear reports about High Trees’ activities over the past year, look ahead to work being undertaken […]

3
Oct
2016

High Trees selected for the Co-op Local Community Fund – Please help us!

High Trees are delighted that the Tulse Hill Adventure Playground has been selected to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. This means that for all the own brand products purchased at our local Tulse Hill Co-op store by people signed up to their membership scheme, we’ll receive a direct contribution to sessions and […]

30
Sep
2016

High Trees working with Mitie!

High Trees are delighted to have a new sponsor supporting some of our upcoming courses this September.  Mitie will be working with High Trees on 3 of our upcoming courses, helping to ensure that all our courses continue to be tailored to helping people enter the workplace or further the skills they need for work and […]

29
Sep
2016

Community pride Awards 2016

This month High Trees’ Director Margaret Pierre, was asked to attend the Community Pride Awards and present an award to the Brixton Soup Kitchen There are so many brilliant charities working all throughout Lambeth and it was a real privilege to help celebrate some of them!   

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