Category News

17
Oct
2017

Tulse Hill Adventure Playground – 2 week closure

The Tulse Hill Adventure Playground will be closed temporarily from Thursday 19th October and is expected to open again in early November. This necessary maintenance will improve the buildings at the APG for all who use them. In the meantime, our youth services will run from St. Martin’s Learning Centre, Yellow Qube and the Scout’s […]

12
Oct
2017

Study Hub at the Tulse Hill Adventure Playground

This week, our young people enjoyed writing a book review for their favourite book. Each young person was asked to write up a brief description of the plot, the main characters, and what what they most liked about their book.  Then each young person presented their review to the whole group, and tried to convince […]

6
Oct
2017

EastEnders Star Joins High Trees Drama Class

Our drama participants were pleased to welcome a special guest – Maia Watkins, ex EastEnders star, to work with them. She joined in with the session, and our young people were able to ask her questions, such as, ‘How do you remember your lines?’ and ‘What do you do in an audition?’ Drama takes place […]

29
Sep
2017

The XLP van is back!

After the summer break, the XLP van is now back at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground. XLP aim to create positive futures for young people, and the van is equipped with recording studio and computer games. The sessions are every other Tuesday from 6.30-8.00pm, during term time only. The next XLP date is 10th October.  All […]

19
Sep
2017

Standard 1 Validation for YOUth Coach from Project Oracle

We are pleased hear that Project Oracle has awarded Standard 1 Validation to High Trees’ YOUth Coach project, as part of the Youth Justice Cohort. YOUth Coach is a 6 week programme, delivered through local secondary schools. We work with young people aged 14 years and above who want to make a change in their […]

13
Sep
2017

Children, Young People and Families – New Term at High Trees

The new term for our Youth services begins this week. Please see below for details or call 020 8674 3975 for more information.

12
Sep
2017

The Deputy Mayor of London visits Tulse Hill Adventure Playground

At the end of our summer programme we were pleased to welcome Matthew Ryder, Deputy Mayor of London for Social Integration, Social Mobility and Community Engagement. It was a privilege to share our experiences of working in the community with local young people, and discuss the projects that we deliver. His visit also fell on […]

25
Aug
2017

The Power of Polo

With our summer provision in full development we were offered the opportunity for our young people to go on a polo trip by Winston from Juvenis. Initially this seemed a bit left-field and we were not sure if we would be able to accommodate this trip. However, after speaking to the inspirational Katy Hayward the […]

16
Aug
2017

Barclays’ Digital Eagles at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground

Barclays Eagle Labs visited Tulse Hill Adventure Playground yesterday to facilitate a Digital Eagles workshop for young people taking part in our summer programme. They started the day with a session on Scanning – editing and 3D printing their very own avatars to keep.  As part of the process, the young people learnt all the […]

3
Aug
2017

Building Young Brixton Community Day – Friday 4th August

Come along to the Building Young Brixton (BYB) Community Day on Friday 4th August, 1-4pm. All are welcome! BYB is a group of seven Lambeth based organisations, including High Trees Community Development Trust, which provides a broad and diverse offer.  Each organisation brings a specific geographical and thematic focus, enabling us to cater for a […]

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