The River Thames outside DLD College London

Month: March 2021

From the Principal #109

26th March 21

A year ago this week, the Prime Minister made a televised address from Downing Street and gave the British people a very simple instruction – ‘stay at home’. It would…

DLD Shortlisted for another Prestigious Award

26th March 21

Today we have received the news that we are once again shortlisted for a TES Independent School Award, this year for Wellbeing initiative of the year. This recognises the programmes…

Lower School Art Competition Winners

26th March 21

Congratulations to Year 11 GCSE Art & Design student Kate who has won a Lower School Art Competition for the 2nd half of the Spring Term. Her digital paintings, which…

National Maths Olympiad Challenge Success

24th March 21

  Several Year 10 and Year 11 DLD students recently took part in the UK Intermediate Mathematical Challenge 2021 including Maria (left), Ryan (centre) and Noelle-Elena (right). This is a…

Women’s History Month

24th March 21

March is Women’s History Month when we commemorate and encourage the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in our society and history and in February I…

Neurodiversity Celebration Week Challenge Winners

22nd March 21

Winners of our Neurodiversity Celebration Week Challenge are: Laila in Year 10 for her incredible brain/heart poster “No Matter How it works – Celebrate You“ Jason in Year 12, whose…

From the Principal #108

19th March 21

‘Creating Unique Learning Opportunities’ is our vision at DLD and this week gives us a perfect example of what can be achieved when students are prepared to “go for it”….

Neurodiversity Celebration Week

19th March 21

This week has been Neurodiversity Celebration Week, which has been marked by an assembly and an ongoing creative challenge at DLD. Neurodiversity is based on the idea that everyone’s brain…


18th March 21

Twelve DLD Chemistry students entered the renowned UK Chemistry Olympiad which is the leading chemistry competition for students in secondary education across the British Isles. It is an annual challenge…

Exceptional BTEC Unit Results

18th March 21

In January, we took the decision to allow BTEC students to take the external assessments that they had worked so hard towards. On Wednesday this week, students received their results…