Category News

20
Jul
2017

Family Youth Session at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground

This afternoon High Trees are hosting our family session at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground, celebrating the end of academic year, and the achievements of the young people who attend our clubs. Open to all aged 8-12 years – parents very welcome! Please join us at Tulse Hill Adventure Playground (Greenleaf Close, SW2 2EY) between 4.30-7.00pm. Please call 020 […]

19
Jul
2017

High Trees welcomes Fiona Asiedu

On Thursday 20th July at 5pm High Trees will be welcoming Fiona Asiedu to the Tulse Hill Adventure Playground (Greenleaf Close SW2 2EY). Who is Fiona Asiedu? Fiona, from Tulse Hill, is a 21 year student of Oxford University, studying Experimental Psychology. Recently she was in the news when she set up a crowdfunding page to […]

4
Jul
2017

Planning for Summer!

High Trees young people have been enthusiastically planning for their summer. As part of Tulse Hill and West Norwood YLC Consortium, young people have been tasked with planning and budgeting 3 trips around the theme ‘Life Beyond Lambeth’.  All the trips must be outside Lambeth, encouraging adventuring outside the borough.  The young people’s plans must be comprehensive […]

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 […]

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