Category News

15
Jun
2018

Tulse Hill Adventure Playground

Our young people are enjoying the good weather, and the facilities at the Adventure Playground, including the new sports pitch. Come and join us on Tuesdays (ages 8-11) , Wednesdays (ages 11 – 16) and Thursday (ages 8 – 16) between 4.30 and 6pm – pop down and see us at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground, […]

13
Jun
2018

Volunteer Opportunities – High Trees needs you!

High Trees are currently looking for volunteers to help us reach and support even more people in the local area. If you are interested in volunteering for High Trees, please check out our page on Do-It and register your interest. Our next volunteer group induction date is on Wednesday the 18th of July, so please […]

13
Jun
2018

London Community Organisers Network – Saturday 16th of June

The London Community Organisers Network is supporting people to use Community Organising in whichever context they would like, to re-address power imbalances within our society. The topics covered in the meet-ups are informed by the needs of the network, in line with the Community Organisers code of conduct. On Saturday 16th of June we will offer […]

12
Jun
2018

Our quickest employment result ever!

Vera registered on High Trees Step Up programme in March 2018 and by June she had secured a job! Vera is a qualified social worker, who shortly after qualifying had to move temporarily abroad to care for an unwell family member.  When she moved back to London she lacked the confidence to apply for new […]

5
Jun
2018

May Half Term at High Trees

High Trees had a brilliant half term with our young people, including clay modeling and crafts, a trip out of London and enjoying the fantastic new all purpose pitch at the Adventure Playground. We are currently seeking funding to ensure we can offer a full range of summer activities for our young people this summer. […]

5
Jun
2018

June courses at High Trees

Several new courses at starting at High Trees in June, including The Award in Education and Training, Level 2 Food and Hygiene and Excel courses – for more details please click here. If you or someone you know are interested in joining one of our upcoming courses, please get in touch by calling 0208 671 […]

30
May
2018

High Trees Job Club

High Trees has held its first Job Club on Wednesday 23rd of May and it was a huge success.  Thank you to all those who participated and a special thank you to the Halifax (Lloyds) Tooting branch staff who run these employment sessions. Our Job Club is a FREE monthly peer group drop-in session where […]

29
May
2018

ESOL learners visit The Migration Museum

Last Wednesday, High Trees’ ESOL learners visited The Migration Museum in Lambeth. They learnt about people’s migration stories and discussed how they related to their own. This visit is a part of the new Community ESOL classes delivered under the City Bridge Trust funded project. If you or someone you know are interested in joining […]

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 learners prepared for their upcoming trip to the Migration Museum  Learners discussed the reasons people may migrate and how this might impact on their new lives, preparing for the group trip later this week!    

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