The River Thames outside DLD College London

Month: October 2020

House Poetry Competition Winner

16th October 20

Noelle (Marylebone House) won the Lower School House Poetry Competition with her poem “Behind the Cherry Blossom Tree” shown below. The theme was ‘Seasons’ and Simon Pearson and Kieran McGuigan judged the entries. Congratulations also to Runner-up Lola (Westminster House).

New House Captains Announced

16th October 20

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed a House Captain and a House Vice-Captain for both Westminster House and Marylebone House. The students went through a rigorous application and interview process with Gareth Evans, Assistant Principal (Lower School). A huge congratulations to Esli K who has been made House Captain for Westminster House…

Black Lives Matter – Black Art Matters

15th October 20

Jonathan Parkhouse, Art Teacher at DLD College London, writes about the importance of Black Art as we continue to celebrate Black History Month. As someone brought up in a very white, English town in the West Country, my first real interaction with people of African and African Caribbean heritage was when, as a teenager, I…

ChemSoc Remembers Black Heroes

14th October 20

Year 12 ChemSoc member Nina M has produced the following timeline about Marie Maynard Daly’s life and achievements.

Organic & Mechanic Lower School Art Competition

12th October 20

Lower School artists have been creating work in response to the theme ‘Organic and Mechanic’ and entering into the Art Competition. The winner for the first half term is Year 11 GCSE Art & Design student Noelle for her amazing pen and ink drawing inspired by Michelangelo’s “Creation of Adam” fresco from the Sistine Chapel…

DLD Wins Independent School of the Year 2020 – Special Judges Prize AND Boarding School of the Year

8th October 20

We are absolutely overjoyed this afternoon as we have been announced as the winner of a Special Judges’ Award for Independent School of the Year 2020 and also as joint winner of the Independent Boarding School of the Year 2020. The Special Judges’ Award created this year, was announced by the Chief Executive Officer of…

Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

7th October 20

Congratulations to: Zahra A, Julia O, Brenda M, Luca P (from left to right in picture above) and our online learners Byron N, Suleyman K, Hooman P and Oliver R. In June, over 6,300 Year 12 students sat this challenging but fun Chemistry competition sponsored by the University of Cambridge. This competition aims to stretch…

First Business Students of the Month Announced

7th October 20

Last Friday, the Business Department announced their first three Business students of the month for September. In Year 12, Petya is recognised for being attentive and involving herself in lessons as well as for her contributions to the Business Enterprise Society, demonstrating creativity and teamwork. In Year 13, Maheyra has been selected as she is…

From the Principal #89

2nd October 20

Dear Parents, Guardians and Students This week marked the official start of the academic calendar with the first round of Milestone Tests for Year 13 and Year 11. Next week, Year 12 will sit their Milestone Tests and other year groups will follow suit after. The Milestone tests are the first formal assessments replicating public…

Black History Month

1st October 20

As part of DLD’s commitment to develop leaders for a diverse world, Black History Month is an opportunity for us to recognise and celebrate the role of Britons from Black, Asian and other ethnically diverse backgrounds. There are displays of Black British heroes on display all around our building and members of the College community…

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