The River Thames outside DLD College London

Month: May 2021

From the Principal #116

28th May 21

This has been a very busy and academically focused first half of the Summer Term, with assessments for our Year 11, Year 13 and Year 14 students in the school. Staff have been working tremendously hard to produce the Teacher Assessed Grades (TAGs), which replace the summer exams due to the pandemic. I hope they…

ISA coverage of Multi-Award Winning Success

28th May 21

The Independent Schools’ Association (ISA) recently published news of our multi-award winning success. The full article can be read online via this link.

Year 12 Awards Ceremony

28th May 21

On Wednesday 26th May, we celebrated a year of learning, progress and achievement for our Year 12 students who were joined by their families online. The DLD Productions students from Film & Media A level and BTEC courses managed the filming and live emission on the college’s YouTube channel and website, which went brilliantly well….

Artwork of the Month – May

27th May 21

The Artwork of April is a beautiful round painting by Year 13 A level Art student Maris (Khue), which is based on the different perception of the world by a child and an adult. She explains: ‘In this idea, I want to communicate how adults looked forward to the future modern world when they were…

Lower School Art Competition Winners

27th May 21

               This has been a busy term and we are particularly proud of all our GCSE Year 11 Art students for completing and submitting their work by the final deadline. They have all done well and it was very difficult to choose the winners of the final Lower Year…

Next Generation Summit for Girls at DLD College London

27th May 21

The UK’s first empowerment development summit for girls aged 11-14 will be held at DLD College London on Saturday 26th June 2021. This event with Reach Next Generation co-founder Sarah Stirk of Sky Sports consists of workshops and discussions to empower women leaders of the future in this ever changing world we live in. For…

Getting Sustainability Right – Visiting Speaker from Syracuse University

27th May 21

This week the Bigger Picture Society welcomed Dr Rebecca Farnum of Syracuse University to the College for a seminar on sustainability and peace building. We explored definitions and parameters of sustainability and reflected on relevant political, environmental links. With a room full of staff and students who specialise in multiple disciplines, the discussion was wide…

Spelling Bee House Competition

26th May 21

Over this half term our Lower School students have been building up to the Spelling Bee House Final. Students in both Houses (Westminster and Marylebone) battled it out over several rounds in the hope of being crowned ‘Spelling Bee Champion’ gaining vital points for their House. In most cases, this is the first time students…

Mental Health First Aid Student Training

25th May 21

On Monday evening this week, 26 of our year 12 students took part in training to become Youth Mental Health First Aiders. They learnt how to recognise the signs and symptoms of poor mental health or mental illness and how to help individuals access the appropriate professional support or sign-posting. All the students engaged very…

From the Principal #115

21st May 21

It has been a difficult year to manage the changing environment due to COVID-19. It changed many of the things we took for granted, such as seeing our families and places we can visit. At DLD College London we adapted the way we delivered our lessons by going online to keep all of our students…