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DLD College London CIFE Awards Ceremony 2017

CIFE Awards Ceremony 2017

Karabo Sankoloba was presented with the DLD CIFE College Award by Lord Lexden OBE at a ceremony held at the House of Lords.

DLD College London Community Riverside Litter Clean

Community Riverside Litter Clean

On Saturday 1st April two of our DLD Staff, Gareth Evans and Erica Jannetta, took some of our Environmental ECA students to Newham to take part in a Community Riverside Litter Clean.

DLD College London TV Presenting Workshop

TV Presenting Workshop

DLD College London is proud to present this exciting workshop on television presenting. Led by Channel 4 presenter, Jodie McCallum.

DLD College London at London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week

The Principal, Rachel Borland, kindly invested in two sets of tickets for the Art & Design department to take two students along to attend the London Fashion Week on Friday, 24th February.

DLD College London World Book Day

World Book Day 2017

For World Book Day this year, we were lucky enough to welcome back Russell Frost. Russell runs his own letterpress print and design company, Hooksmith Press, based in the East End of London.

DLD College London Evelina Charity Run

Evelina Charity Run

Spirits were high on a very cold and grey Saturday morning as both students and staff set out on a challenge to complete either a 5k or 10k run in aid of Evelina Children’s Hospital.

Sarah J Coleman at DLD College London

Sarah J. Coleman Returns to DLD

Guest speaker Sarah J. Coleman, one of the UK’s leading illustrators and typographers, returned to DLD College London to give another talk about creativity.

DLD College London School of Rock Trip

School Of Rock

Music and Drama students from DLD College London took a trip to the New London Theatre, Drury Lane on Thursday 26th January 2017 to see Andrew Lloyd Webber’s critically acclaimed musical School of Rock.

Fireworks from the roof of DLD College London

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Photos of the Fireworks from the 18th Floor of Westminster Bridge Road on New Year’s Eve, taken by the DLD College London House Parents.

DLD College London Music Technology Production Workshops

Ask The Professional – BTEC Music Technology Workshops

This year’s “Ask the Professional” series, has seen music industry professionals and organisations form closer, working partnerships through the design, development and launch of vocational assignments on the BTEC level 3 Diploma course in Music Technology.

DLD College London Winter Concert 2016

Students Celebrated at DLD Winter Concert

The annual Winter Concert at DLD College London proved to be the best yet with 20 students being awarded for their outstanding achievements so far, whilst a spectacular display of talent was showcased.

DLD College London visit Arts University Birmingham

Link Building Visit by The Arts University Bournemouth

On Thursday, the 11th of October, Chloe Swann, a representative of the Arts University Bournemouth, came to the College and gave an informative talk to our second year A level Art, Graphic Communication, Photography, and Art-Foundation students.

A Level English Students Visit Highgate Cemetery

English Trip to Highgate Cemetery

English Language and Literature students made an autumnal visit to Highgate Cemetery, one of the most spectacular burial grounds in the world.

DLD College London Talent Show

DLD Annual Talent Show

On Thursday, 20th October an outstanding collection of performing arts was showcased during our annual talent show ‘DLD Star Search’.

DLD College London Students raise Money For Guy's Hospital

DLD Students Raise Spirits During Charity Challenge

Charitable students from DLD College London used their creativity to help support and motivate fundraisers in support of Guy’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and Evalina London Children’s Hospital.

DLD College London students visit UCL

DLD students visit UCL

On 22nd September some A-Level Chemistry students enjoyed a day trip to University College London (UCL) and participated in a Spectroscopy workshop.

Adam Walker Visits DLD College London

Adam Walker – Never Give Up on Your Dreams

On Friday, 9th September, Adam Walker came to DLD College London to talk to the students about his challenge “Oceans 7”, created as the ultimate endurance challenge – the ocean swimming version of the “Seven Summits”.

DLD College Educate and Celebrate

Educate & Celebrate

Elly Barnes from Educate & Celebrate visited DLD College London to help support staff and encourage LGBT+ discussion in the curriculum and the college.

DLD College London ABRSM Music Exams

ABRSM Music Exams

DLD College London have been directly entering students who take private music lessons for music examinations, run by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).

DLD College London BTEC Celebration

ARRAY – A Celebration of BTEC

The BTEC Media Production Year 1 students broadcast LIVE from the college yesterday afternoon. The students worked incredibly hard to create an entertaining and fun programme that showcases the hard work of all of the BTEC courses in the college.

DLD College London A Level and GCSE Art Show

End of Year Art Show 2016

Please come along and join us at DLD’s annual celebration of achievement at the A-level Art, Photography, Graphics and Art Foundation show 2016.

DLD College London Students Attend CIFE Awards Ceremony 2016

CIFE Awards Ceremony 2016

Three DLD College London A level students attended the CIFE Awards at the House of Lords, in the Cholmondeley Room, on Thursday, 7th April.

DLD A Level Science Students Facing the Future with Confidence

Facing The Future with Confidence

On Thursday 25th February, we were delighted to host the inaugural Faculty of Science lecture. Those who attended included students from DLD, parents, alumni and visitors from other schools.

DLD College London A Level Students Attend What Career Live

What Career Live?

DLD students will be attending the NEC What Careers Fair this year, on Friday 26th February.

DLD College London Brexit Lecture

Brexit Lecture

On Thursday 4th February, David Buik, MBE came to DLD College London and gave a lecture on ‘Brexit’ (the potential exit of the UK from the EU).

Inspiring Futures Workshop

Inspiring Futures Workshop

Friday, 29th January saw our first, full-day, Inspiring Futures careers’ workshop for Year 11 on ‘6th Form Induction/Pathways to HE and Work’.

DLD College London Student Awards Ceremony

Autumn Student Awards Ceremony

On Monday 14th December, 2015, the GCSE, Year 10 and Pre-sessional groups had their first Student Awards Ceremony this academic year.

DLD College London A Level Drama Production of Great Expectations

Great Expectations

DLD Fringe produced the first Christmas Production in the new building, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic work ‘GREAT EXPECTATIONS’.

A level drama production of Great Expectations

DLD Fringe – Great Expectations

DLD FRINGE presents their first Christmas production in The ATRIUM of DLD College on Tuesday, December 8th and Wednesday, December 9th at 6.30pm. Get your tickets here.

Alpha Plus Group rise

The Rise and Rise of Alpha Plus Group

November 2015 - The Resident

It’s an exciting time to be part of Alpha Plus Group at the moment, with the brand new, state-of-the-art DLD College London overlooking Westminster Bridge in the heart of London, and the addition of Wetherby Senior School.

DLD College London Social Sciences Rewards Badges

Gamification in Social Sciences

This academic year the Faculty of Social Science at DLD College London has committed to developing an innovative student reward system.

DLD College London new campus in the James Bond film Spectre

DLD in the new James Bond film, “Spectre”

The trailer for the latest James Bond film “Spectre” was released recently, and the eagle eyed of you may have noticed a certain London college as the camera pans across the city’s skyline.

DLD College London A Level Biology trip to the Forensics of Crime Exhibit

Forensics: The anatomy of crime

A Level Biology students from DLD College London recently took a trip to the Wellcome Collection to see the ‘Forensics: The anatomy of crime’ exhibit.

DLD A level history Trip to Hampton Court

Trip to Hampton Court

After a long and challenging year getting to grips with the language and culture of the UK, the DLD Belgravia pre-sessional students were finally able to relax and enjoy some of Britain’s history, at Hampton Court.

A level Politics trip to the British Library

DLD Politics Trip to Magna Carta Exhibition

A Level Government and Politics students visited the Magna Carta exhibition at the British Library to see the rare manuscripts, historical artefacts and documents which contain the first sources of the English Bill of Rights, signed at Runnymede by King John in June 1215

DLD College London A Level Students at the Royal Society of Medicine

So you want to be a doctor?

DLD College London A Level students, Emeline, Isra and Aaron, went to the Royal College of Medicine in Wimpole Street for a careers conference ‘So you want to be a Doctor’ on March 2nd.

DLD A level student trip to Paris

DLD Belgravia – Trip to Paris

This January 17 students and 3 teachers from DLD Belgravia had a very exciting and enjoyable trip to Paris, France. For three days we explored what art, culture, fashion and food Paris had to offer!

Shanghai International School Visit A Level students

Shanghai International School Visit

For the past two weeks at DLD, we have had the delightful pleasure of spending time with Huang Lina and Lin Ling who are two teachers from Shanghai Pinghe Bilingual School, in China.

DLD College London A Level Religious Studies Ethics Matters Trip

Ethics Matters

On Thursday 5th February 2015 the AS and A2 Religious Studies groups attended ‘Ethics Matters’, a conference at Bloomsbury Baptist Church.

DLD A Level British Physics Olympiad Challenge Team

British Physics Olympiad Round 1

DLD College London Astudents pitted their wits against some of the UK’s brightest in the first round of the British Physics Olympiad competition.

A Level and GCSE DLD Drama Students

DLD Drama Students Take a Bow

Drama Students from the A Level and GCSE Drama department presented Take a Bow a showcase of talent. from the best 6th form college in London.

DLD College London Student Council Charity Presentation

Student Council Charity Presentation

DLD College London’s Student Council Charity Presentation took place on Thursday 13th November in the Gallery. DLD’s two chosen charities this year are the John Van Geest Cancer Research Centre and Centrepoint Shelter. Student Council President Serena Bhandari introduced two representatives from each charity and they met with students and staff for a presentation and […]

DLD A Level and GCSE Student Choir

Marylebone Lights

Every year DLD’s Vocal Group perform at Marylebone Lights in Marylebone High Street as part of the ‘Lights On’ ceremony.  This year the actor Jessica Hynes was the special guest.  The Vocal Group performed Coldplay’s ‘Christmas Lights’, and did a really great job under the direction of Tom Lowe.  And just in case the crowd felt […]

BTEC Business Students visit the Cocoa Cola Factory

Coca Cola Factory Visit

On the 19th November A Level and BTEC Business students from DLD College London visited the Coca Cola Factory in Edmonton.

DLD College London Students Wrap Up London

Wrap up London

Students from DLD College London have been collecting old coats for Wrap Up London.

DLD Business students visit Holt Business School

Hult Business School visit

Helena Theseira, from Hult International Business School, visited DLD College London on Friday 7th November. Helena works on the academic side of the recruiting team for the Undergraduate programme at Hult International Business School.  Helena introduced Hult to our International Foundation Programme students, and filled them in on the Hult Programme and developments on campus, […]

DLD College Students at the Clare Astor Workshop

Clare Astor Workshop

A level and GCSE Drama and Theatre Studies students attended the Claire Astor workshop this week.

DLD College London A level business studies students at Wimbledon

Wimbledon Trip

Business Studies students from DLD College London visited the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon this week to get a real insight into the workings of one of the most famous tennis clubs in the world.

DLD College London Talent Show Winners

DLD’s Got Talent Prizegiving

Yesterday, A level, GCSE, BTEC and IFP students from ‘DLD’s Got Talent’ received their prizes from Principal Rachel Borland.

DLD College London A level English students at the the British Museum

Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination

It was on a dreary day of October – the afternoon of Friday the 10th to be exact – when our English class went to see Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination currently on at the British Library.

DLD College London's annual talent show

DLD’s Got Talent 2014

DLD’S Talent 2014 was probably the best show we’ve ever had.  It was truly amazing, and almost every student stunned us with their performances. 

A level students at the UVIC Unifair 2014

UVIC Unifair 2014

Students from DLD College London had the opportunity to meet with some of the UK’s top universities at this year’s UVIC UniFair on Saturday 11th October.

DLD College London Parents Social Evening

New Parents Social Evening

The ‘New Parents Social Evening’ took place last night, and was a great success. Lovely to see lots of teachers and parents socializing.

DLD College London Topping Out Ceremony

Topping Out Ceremony

Wednesday 23rd July saw the Topping Out Ceremony at the new DLD College London Westminster Bridge Campus.

DLD A level and GCSE Art Exhibition at the best sixth form college in London

End of Year Art Exhibition 2014

The Private View of the annual DLD Art Exhibition took place in the Gallery and in the Art Studios on Thursday the 26th of June.