The River Thames outside DLD College London

Month: November 2020

Artwork of the Month for November

30th November 20

The artwork of the month is an A1 dry pastel drawing by Year 12 A Level Art student Cecilia (Cici). November is the month of Christmas preparations when shop windows display Christmas decorations and everyone is slowly preparing for a festive season. Cici regularly sees homeless people in the area she lives in and is…

From the Principal #96

27th November 20

Greetings from London during a week of excitement as our wonderful Christmas tree was decorated by the boarders and both Father Christmas and a Snowman appeared, ensuring that they were socially distanced and wearing appropriate face masks. In addition, our Christmas fireplace was set up in the entrance area of the Boarding area, together with…

Disney Producer gets Creative with the Film & Media Society

27th November 20

The Film & Media Society was proud to welcome Robert Sloan, Creative Producer for Interactive Media at Disney this week. Robert has almost 24 years of experience in the creative industries and he delivered a workshop entitled ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’. The workshop covered where good ideas come from, how to innovate…

Performance Coach Leads Year 13 Students Towards Exam Success

25th November 20

On Tuesday 24th November, DLD College was proud to welcome performance coach, Kam Taj, to work with some of our Year 13 students to help prepare them for the January mock exams. Kam is a postgraduate in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and founder of the Exam Success Academy, which the students have been…

London Institute of Banking and Finance Approved Centre

23rd November 20

As part of our commitment to create unique learning opportunities for all our students, I am delighted that DLD College London is now a London Institute of Banking and Finance Approved Centre. For the past year, we have been facilitating students on a number of different qualifications that are offered by the LIBF. The aim…

From the Principal #95

20th November 20

Earlier this week I opened my mail in my office and I was surprised to find a Christmas Card, in November! Firstly, I was surprised at the efficiency of the sender, and secondly, it alerted me to the fact that we are just five Fridays away from Christmas. Is it me, or does Christmas seem…

Independent School of the Year Awards Coverage

20th November 20

  The news that DLD College London has won both the Special Judges’ Award for Independent School of the Year 2020 and also Independent Boarding School of the Year 2020 has been announced online on the Independent School Parent Magazine website – view here. In addition, the news has been covered in London News Online…

UK Senior Maths Challenge 2020 Success

19th November 20

The following DLD students took part in the Senior UK Maths Challenge on 5th November, and between them achieved three Bronze, three Silver and three Gold Awards : Huize P Botao Z Viktor T Gia (Ryan) P Nina M I-Ying (Michelle) L Joshua L Dasha J Angelina I Taehee Y Xiyang S The two Year…

England Rugby Star sends his congratulations

18th November 20

England & British Lions Rugby star George Kruis has sent a message of congratulations to DLD on our double awards win.  View his message here.

Nutritional Impact on Academic Performance

18th November 20

Last week we welcomed Amanda Ursell, expert health nutritionist and internationally-published author to the college to not only discuss the great work from Mark, Ollie and the team, but also to discuss her potential input into our health charter and the impact of nutrition on academic performance. We will be working closely with Amanda in…