The River Thames outside DLD College London

Month: December 2020

Winter Boarding Newsletter

20th December 20

In these most unusual of times, the boarding community at DLD College London have still been having a great time making new friendships and settling into new routines. The Winter 2020 Newsletter gives a round-up of what has been happening in boarding with updates from the boarders themselves – read here.

From the Principal #98

11th December 20

Instead of spending the next two minutes of your reading time talking about the difficulties of 2020, I prefer to reflect on the positive outcomes this year has brought. It has been a year of ‘firsts’ in many ways. Not only was this pandemic a first for everyone, but since January, we have learnt an…

Presentation Award for Jay

10th December 20

Jay in Year 10 did an excellent presentation on the Javan Gibbon, a critically endangered species, for his English Language Speaking and Listening. The College has gifted the Year 10 English Language group an annual subscription to the World Wildlife Fund UK in recognition of their excellent work on wildlife conservation. The WWF have a…

Cambridge Interviews

10th December 20

Congratulations and good luck to the following students who have received invitations to interview at the University of Cambridge this year. Sophie (Human Social and Political Sciences) Minh Dat (Steve) (Economics) Sofiia (Engineering) John (Law) Jaimie (Land Economy) Head of Universities & Careers, Daniel Woodley, has organised a programme of mock interviews in preparation and…

New Student Council member

10th December 20

Congratulations to Laura who becomes our newest member of the Student Council, joining the Charity & Community team.

Colourful Physics

10th December 20

Year 13 A level Physics students have been looking at a neon tube through a diffraction grating, which splits up the red-orange neon colour into an emission spectrum. Each line is caused by an electron dropping down one or more energy levels in the neon atom and emitting a photon. The colour of the photon…

Art & Design Showcase video

10th December 20

The Art & Design department have put together this short showcase video featuring our talented artists in action and some of the amazing work being produced.  

Artwork of the Month for December

10th December 20

Artwork of December is a beautiful A1 pastel drawing by Year 12 A level student Virginia of Alpe di Mere in the Valsesia region of the Italian Pennine Alps, near a small town called Scopello. She worked from a photograph she took there last year during the Christmas holiday. She remembers the pleasant moments: ‘My…

A to Z of Christmas

9th December 20

Kirsty in Year 12 has put together this lovely A to Z of Christmas to amuse and entertain you over the Christmas period. Click here for her A to Z of Christmas Happy Christmas!

Christmas Concert Review

9th December 20

An unusual Christmas Concert of course, but unusual has become so usual this year hasn’t it? Crises often lead to innovation, and our innovation was to pre-record the musical events and thread them through the live awards and speeches. The upside was we had slick production values and no delay setting up live acts, the…