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Collaborations and Partnerships

Roots and Shoots works with many outstanding organisations to strengthen our charitable aims and make a positive impact with the local community. We thank the organisations, charities and businesses below for working with us and helping to improve both opportunities for young SEND Londoners and urban biodiversity.

Read more about our charitable aims


We provide a range of vocational training and education opportunities, which are made possible with help from the below organisations.

City & Guilds, Lambeth Council’s SEND Local Offer, BASE UK

Lansdowne and Turney Federation, Highshore School, Platanos College, and Newlands Academy who are all participants in our School Links Programme

Disability Advice Service Lambeth, Share Community, Bosco Centre, Central Training Group, Disability Sports Coach, London South Bank University

Ethelred Nursery students often visit Roots and Shoots for access to green space.


As an environmental charity, we often work collaboratively with the below local and UK-wide organisations on a range of environmental, horticultural and wildlife-focused projects. 

Black Environmental Network, Buglife, Butterfly Conservation, Lambeth Biodiversity Action Plan, London Beekeepers’ Association, Incredible Edible Lambeth, Pennard Plants


We are passionate about supporting our local community, and we often work collaboratively with the below local community organisations, with many providing work placements for our students. 

Archbishop’s Park, Myatt’s Field Park, Metropolitan Public Gardens Association, Royal Parks, The Garden Museum

BeeUrban, St John’s Church, WLN St. Luke’s, Lambeth Community Care Centre, Lollard Adventure Playground

Volunteering Matters which helps organise Corporate Volunteering at Roots and Shoots.


We thank our Student Employers partners for their commitment to creating new opportunities for our students. 

Read more about Careers and Work Experience at Roots and Shoots

Student Employer organisations include AFC Wimbledon, Archbishop’s Park, AYM Media Group, Barnardo's Brixton, Battersea Flower Station, Beaconsfield Gallery, BeeUrban, Bede House, Body Shop, Brixton Soup Kitchen, Brixton Youth Theatre, Cafe Van Gogh, Catch-22, Christian Aid, Community Housing & Therapy, The Courtyard Cafe, Creative Sparkworks, Crisis, Disability Sports Coach, Eataly, Ethelred Nursery, Fairshare Food Coop, Galliford Try Building, Imperial War Museum, Janet Edwards Florist, JD Sports, Lambeth Community Care Centre, LCCM, Lego World, Lollard Adventure Playground, London Bridge Experience, Loughborough Farm, Marks and Spencer Walworth Road, Morleys of Brixton, Myatt’s Field Park, Pathway SkillsZone, Pets at Home, Pret, Royal Trinity Hospice, Sense, Shaw Trust, Simply Bread, Southwark College, Southwark Playhouse, St John’s Church, The Flower Lady, The Jolly Gardeners, The Travel Café, Trinity Hospice Charity Shops, Watmos Community Housing, Windmill Flowers and Young Vic Theatre.