This year’s BTEC Creative Media Production magazine, Trip, showcases the talents of the class. Download your copy now.
We were invited to participate in this year’s CIFE 7-a-side Football Tournament for the second year running, held at St. Georges Park, the training facility of the England National Team.
Karabo Sankoloba was presented with the DLD CIFE College Award by Lord Lexden OBE at a ceremony held at the House of Lords.
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 is proud to present this exciting workshop on television presenting. Led by Channel 4 presenter, Jodie McCallum.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday 27th February, the Pre-sessional students went on a trip to the Tower of London.
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.
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.
Last week we welcomed Rio Gold Medal Olympian Kate Richardson-Walsh to DLD College London to give an inspiring speech on her sporting success and LGBT+.
On Monday, 16th January, Youth Pride ran a training event at DLD College London.
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.
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.
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.
The College performance of Twelfth Night last week, showed at last, what the DLD Drama Group can do with traditional theatre.
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.
Art and French students collaborated on the first cross-curricular trip to Paris, exploring art, culture and language.
The Faculty of Humanities is hosting our first public lecture this academic year: The First World War – Memories of the Somme.
English Language and Literature students made an autumnal visit to Highgate Cemetery, one of the most spectacular burial grounds in the world.
Come along and join us at DLD College London’s annual drama production: Shakespeare’s classic Twelfth Night.
On Thursday, 20th October an outstanding collection of performing arts was showcased during our annual talent show ‘DLD Star Search’.
DLD College London delivered and displayed a selection of our best student artworks, at the annual London West Area Independent Schools Association Art Competition.
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.
On 22nd September some A-Level Chemistry students enjoyed a day trip to University College London (UCL) and participated in a Spectroscopy workshop.
Staff and students at DLD College London gathered to celebrate the retirement of the influential and magnificent Baroness Perry of Southwark.
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”.
Mandy comes to us hot foot from Royal Ballet at Covent Garden to teach dance at DLD.
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 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).
Congratulations to our International Foundation Business Programme students who achieved Distinctions this year.
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.
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.
The fourth annual DLD College London Summer Ball took place on Friday, 6th May and was held at the UnderGlobe, located underneath Shakespeare’s Globe.
Celebrations were held at DLD College London after students were presented with much coveted awards during a prestigious ceremony on Friday, 29th April.
Three DLD College London A level students attended the CIFE Awards at the House of Lords, in the Cholmondeley Room, on Thursday, 7th April.
Last Thursday evening the Creative Arts Faculty took their turn to host DLD College London’s third public lecture.
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 students will be attending the NEC What Careers Fair this year, on Friday 26th February.
A spokeswoman from one of the UK’s top ranking Universities, London School of Economics visited lucky students at DLD College London to offer a personal insight into securing a place at the prestigious facility.
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).
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 students felt highly motivated following an inspirational talk from Paralympic star Danielle Brown.
DLD College London students showcased their array of impressive talent and skill at the recently held annual Winter Concert.
On Monday 14th December, 2015, the GCSE, Year 10 and Pre-sessional groups had their first Student Awards Ceremony this academic year.
The Art & Design Festive tree project is DLD Art Students and Art & Design Staff’s response to the festive season.
DLD Fringe produced the first Christmas Production in the new building, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic work ‘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.
An array of talent was showcased at DLD College London on Thursday, when musically gifted students took to the stage to entertain with their creative abilities.
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.
On 6th October, one of our Art teachers, Jonathan Parkhouse, took a selection of our best students artwork and presented them at the London West ISA annual Art Competition.
Last week the Student Council organised a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Awareness to help raise money for Breast Cancer Now, which is the UK’s largest breast cancer charity.
This academic year the Faculty of Social Science at DLD College London has committed to developing an innovative student reward system.
Rachel Borland, Principal at DLD College London, is a strong advocate of the value of boarding in sixth form colleges in the UK.
DLD College London opened the doors to its new college building in Westminster Bridge Road this week.
DLD College London students celebrated posting another fantastic set of A level results this year.
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.
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.
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 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
Students celebrated the end of the academic year at the annual End of Year prom at Fulham Palace. This year’s theme was Hollywood Glamour.
DLD students Yuqian Zhang and Sirui Fang were chosen as the best examples of the ASDAN Business and Enterprise Presentations and Posters.
Students celebrated their fantastic achievements at the annual award ceremony held at St Marylebone Parish Church, London.
DLD College London has invested in a state-of-the-art MakerBot 3D Printer as they continue to propel the technology offered for A level and GCSE students.
Six DLD College London GCSE students were awarded a much coveted accolade at the annual Goldie Awards last week.
Three of our GCSE Physics students took part in the British Physics Olympiad Physics Challenge.
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.
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!
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.
On Thursday 5th February 2015 the AS and A2 Religious Studies groups attended ‘Ethics Matters’, a conference at Bloomsbury Baptist Church.
On February 3rd, Year 13 Drama students performed their devised play, which was inspired by the London Riots in 2011.
DLD College London students at the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge.
Former editor of Empire magazine Helen O’Hara, visited students from the BTEC Media Production department today.
DLD College London Astudents pitted their wits against some of the UK’s brightest in the first round of the British Physics Olympiad competition.
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.
Students took centre stage to spread festive cheer at St Marylebone Parish Church
DLD’S Vocal Group performed at the Friends of Colombia Concert for Social Aid in Kensington last night in the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
GCSE Art and Graphics students took a trip to the British Museum for a Japanese Woodblock Workshop to work with artist Hiroko Imada.
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 […]
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 […]
On the 19th November A Level and BTEC Business students from DLD College London visited the Coca Cola Factory in Edmonton.
A Level and GCSE Music students went to The Barbican Centre to watch the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Students from DLD College London have been collecting old coats for Wrap Up London.
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, […]
A level and GCSE Drama and Theatre Studies students attended the Claire Astor workshop this week.
Some of our A level Graphic Communication students visited the Abram Games: Designing the 20th Century exhibition at the Jewish Museum as part of their research.
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.
Yesterday, A level, GCSE, BTEC and IFP students from ‘DLD’s Got Talent’ received their prizes from Principal Rachel Borland.
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’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.
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.
Enjoy the latest DLD Music Newsletter here.
The ‘New Parents Social Evening’ took place last night, and was a great success. Lovely to see lots of teachers and parents socializing.
This was an opportunity for some of our students to immerse themselves in the wizarding world of Harry Potter.
Congratulations to our three Oxford candidates: Hyeonjun Lim, Charlotte Neve and Yiqin Wang.
Wednesday 23rd July saw the Topping Out Ceremony at the new DLD College London Westminster Bridge Campus.
What are the ingredients of academic achievement? DLD College London has the answers.
The Ingredients of Academic Achievement.
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.