The River Thames outside DLD College London

Month: April 2020

Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award Virtual Presentation

30th April 20

DLD Alumni, Chiko Aykan completed her Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Silver Award this week. Chiko is the first student to complete the whole award (all four sections) whilst on lock down. Normally we would arrange a small award presentation at school when students complete their award but instead DLD College London’s DofE leader, Charlie Pinel,…

FAQs about Estimated Grades

29th April 20

Examinations Officer, Bryan Whittaker, at DLD College has put together a useful set of Frequently Asked Questions regarding the estimation of grades for students who were due to sit their public examinations in summer 2020. These grade estimates will be sent to the relevant examination boards and it is important for students and parents to…


28th April 20

The DLD College London Charity Run this year has been adapted to link in with the 2.6 challenge to support charities across the UK who would normally hugely benefit from the London Marathon which has had to be postponed in 2020. As this will be a virtual challenge we need everyone to get on board…

New Vice Principal (Boarding) Appointed

27th April 20

  James Kidd will join DLD College London in the role of Vice Principal (Boarding) at the start of the new academic year in August 2020. Recently shortlisted for TES Boarding School of the Year 2020, DLD College London provides an outstanding boarding experience for its boarders from over 50 different nationalities. It is the…

From The Principal #77

24th April 20

Welcome back to the start of the new summer term and I hope you all had a good Easter, albeit a very different one. The past five weeks have certainly been strange – we have all had to adopt to new ways of living, working and socialising (I wish I had bought shares in Zoom!)….

Beacon of Hope – DLD displays Rainbow posters for the NHS

24th April 20

DLD College London joined the British public in their weekly display of support for the courageous NHS workers and carers on Thursday evening.  The College has been accepting rainbow posters created by children throughout the UK to cheer the NHS staff and patients and we are proud to be able to display them in our…

Photography Presentation

24th April 20

Our talented A Level Photography students are in lockdown all over the world but are managing to find creative photographic solutions in their environments. These images are some of their submissions. The students are uploading images on a weekly basis so that progress can be monitored and ultimately we will create a memorable on line…

From The Principal #76

3rd April 20

I often talk about the strength of the DLD community and how fortunate we are to be part of such a strong support network. This week, our remaining boarders who are in lockdown in College, together with the Houseparents spent an evening creating posters to thank the NHS staff. They are now posted onto the…

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