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.

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 […]

13
May
2017

Youth Forum at High Trees

High Trees are bringing together local young people to discuss issues and concerns that matter to them.  During our last session, they met with Margaret Pierre (our Director here at High Trees), and Young Lambeth Co-op, to share ideas such as potential future activities at High Trees, fundraising opportunities and support for GCSE preparation. The […]

10
May
2017

German car factory rolls out the red carpet for Tulse Hill young people!

Last month High Trees took a lucky group of Lambeth young people on an all expenses paid two day trip to Stuttgart, Germany as the guests of Daimler Mercedes. Last summer, a group of senior leaders from Daimler Mercedes visited High Trees to learn more about the work we do and to see how the challenges faced by the us as a charity could […]

6
May
2017

Study Hubs – a new term at High Trees

This term’s topic for High Trees Study Hubs is Story Writing.   We will be working with our young people to create their own unique short stories – the final stories will be presented to their parents as part of an end of term celebration. Our Study Hubs (with sessions for young people aged 7 – 16) […]

3
May
2017

New Opportunity at High Trees – LEAP Parent Engagement Officer

Post title: LEAP Parent Engagement Officer Responsible to: Children, Young People and Families Manager Salary: £22,000-£25,000 per annum pro rata Hours: 3 days per week (21 hours), 2 years fix term contract Closing date: 11.30pm on Wednesday 31st May Interview date: Thursday 8th June The role: The LEAP Parent Engagement Officer will sit within High Trees’ Children, […]

2
May
2017

High Trees receives funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund – Thank You!

High Trees were absolutely delighted to be chosen last year to receive funding from the Co-op Local Community Fund. The project chosen was the Tulse Hill Adventure Playground and for 6 months for all the own brand products purchased at our local Tulse Hill Co-op store by people signed up to their membership scheme, we received a direct […]

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