Our Latest News

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!   

27
Sep
2016

Hopes and Dreams for Tulse Hill Adventure Playground

High Trees have been selected to apply for the The People’s Project, to continue the great work of the Saturday morning adventure play sessions at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground funded through Awards for All. Through this video, the young people and residents of Tulse Hill Estate explain the difference the adventure play sessions have made, how […]

21
Sep
2016

High trees September courses have now started!

Our Introduction to Housing session took place on Friday 21 September. 95% of the learners are now progressing onto L2 Award in Involvement in Housing and Communities course which starts on the 27th September.  Here is some feedback from students on the day: “We were able to discuss as a group sharing knowledge and information of different […]

15
Sep
2016

Summer Adventures on Tulse Hill

High Trees’ jam packed summer programme had our young people literally jumping for joy – thanks to FLIP OUT, Wandsworth. Our young people tried new things – healthy green smoothies – and had a go at making their own. They took small steps towards their future careers thanks to Rathbone‘s employability workshops. Our coaching sessions were thought-provoking […]

14
Sep
2016

Last few places available on our courses!

We have few places still available on some of our courses due to start in the next week. Africology starting on 15th September Computer Skills for Everyday Life starting on 21st September Please don’t hesitate to contact High Trees on 020 8671 3132 or by email at courses@high-trees.org to find out more details or please […]

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