The River Thames outside DLD College London

Month: June 2020

DLD Awarded Accredited Status for Pastoral Care

30th June 20

DLD College London is joining a group of beacon schools and colleges who are able to demonstrate proactive, targeted, evidence based pastoral care. Schools and colleges like DLD are exhibiting a shift in cultural mindset, equipping their teachers with a tool, shared language and strategies to move pastoral care from reactive to proactive, from generalised…

Virtual Prom Playlist

29th June 20

Our Class of 2020 finished their time at DLD College London with a virtual prom. This was more of a sedate affair than our American counterparts, but nevertheless they enjoyed their final chats with staff and fellow students before chilling with their own curated playlist which you can listen to here. We wish them all…

2020 Virtual Graduation

29th June 20

This year’s class of 2020 enjoyed a first of its kind for DLD College London with a live Virtual Graduation Ceremony. Bringing the leavers together for this special occasion was as important to the college as it was for the students themselves.  The students joined the event via Zoom and their families and friends were…

Sir John Ritblat Message

26th June 20

During these unprecedented times it has been incredibly pleasing to witness the tremendous efforts shown by staff and students ensuring that teaching, learning and pastoral care remain of a gold standard. DLD College London has adapted extremely well to the enforced changes. I would like to thank everyone involved for their resilience and patience. Sir…

From the Principal #85

26th June 20

No one can deny that this has been a school term – indeed a year – like no other. A year that started with such optimism and excitement across the whole College, suddenly morphed into something wholly unexpected, a Coronavirus induced hibernation, from which we are only now beginning to awaken. When we cast our…

End of Year Awards

25th June 20

This year’s Awards Ceremony was brought to the school in a virtual way and included the awarding of prizes to students from Years 9, 11 and 12, as well as speeches from Principal Irfan Latif and Director of Senior Schools Tim Haynes, interspersed with musical showcases from our very own talented musicians. We hope you…

GCSE Art Extension “OPPOSITES” Winner

24th June 20

Nina M took on the challenge of making ordinary things around her appear extraordinary. In this particular piece she photographed the same window in different weather conditions, carefully observing the quality of light and how it affects colours. We were all impressed by her thoughtful approach, so Nina’s photograph is the winner of Week 4…

Virtual End of Year Arts Show

23rd June 20

The DLD College London Virtual End of Year Arts Show 2020 is a celebration of our students’ creativity. Art Department staff prepare for this annual event months in advance. This year, due to the pandemic, the physical display of students’ artworks was sadly postponed. However, we recognise the importance of celebrating students’ creative achievements throughout…

Winning Short Films

22nd June 20

Congratulations to all the students who participated in the recent film school and for all the hard work that went in to them. The three winners are: Best film: Coffee  Oskar E Best Combination of Sound and Image: Inside  Alice H Best Storyline: Murder Game  Melody Y Each winner has received a certificate via email…

From the Principal #84

19th June 20

It’s a real pleasure to greet you as we move towards the final week of the term. I hope that you are safe and well, wherever you are around the world. As this most unusual term draws to a close, I would like to take this opportunity of thanking the DLD College London community for…

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