The Charter in action

The Tottenham Charter is a commitment by key partners to support local residents with skills and experiences that will enable them to make the most of their own opportunity and ambition.

Find out more about the Charter in action below.

Volunteering at The Paddock

Paddock volunteer day

The Hale Wharf team took part in a volunteer day in late 2019 at The Paddock, Tottenham Hale.


Local garment makers learn the secrets of success

Tailoring expert holding a part made  jacket

Fifty job seekers with a flair for fashion and garment making have been learning what it takes to succeed in the highly competitive world of fashion.


Park View pupils break down barriers to learning

Park View School

Park View School reports substantially positive impact on their students after 6 weeks of one to one coaching sessions.


Pupils go to the moon and back in after school club

Pupils building jet packs

The wonder of space travel was used to help pupils at Crowlands Primary School improve their reading.


Eighteen Year 10 students experience the wonderful world of work

Work Experience

Eighteen year 10 students from Duke’s Aldridge Academy in Tottenham spent a week of work experience at Lendlease their supply chain partners.


Year 7 pupils mega motivated by Challenge Mentoring Programme

Support and advice Signpost

Year 7 pupils from Duke's Aldridge Academy in Tottenham have been taking part in a mentoring programme to build their confidence as they make the transition to secondary school.


Raising aspirations with Speak Street

Linklaters Duke Academy Speak Easy participants

Speak Street, a locally developed social enterprise, with support from Linklaters has been delivering English language classes to students, and their parents, at Duke’s Aldridge Academy in Tottenham.


The future of business

Students in discussion with young entrepreneurs

The movers and shakers of the future recently had their own business event thanks to Haringey Council’s Tottenham Charter initiative. As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 25 business students from Haringey Sixth Form College enjoyed a day at the 639, Enterprise Centre on Tottenham High Road.


Anthology arrives with amazing activities

Tottenham Hale Canal

In Tottenham Hale, the developer for Hale Works, Anthology has signed up to the Tottenham Charter. They’ve pledged to work closely with the local community to provide skills and experiences to help residents make the most of their opportunities and ambitions.


Gladesmore creates blueprint for innovative new play area

Gladesmore award

Year 9 students of Gladesmore Community School recently completed their Design and Technology coursework, delivered as part of Haringey Council’s Tottenham Charter. Working with Grainger plc, students produced designs for play equipment at the Apex House development in Seven Sisters.


Tottenham Charter launch event

The Tottenham Charter launched at Tottenham Town Hall on Friday 30 June 2017. On the day attendees enjoyed presentations from students at Northumberland Park School and celebrated progress on pledges from our partners.


Beyond Boundaries

Local young people have joined forces with a leading construction company in order to improve a popular adventure playground. A group of 16 – 19-year-olds have been busy designing and building a new sandpit and water play area in the Somerford Grove Adventure Playground.


SportInspired Games

Pupils from Brook House, St Francis de Sales and Devonshire Hill Primary Schools came together on March 8 2018 at Tottenham Green Leisure Centre to try out new sports at the SportInspired Games.