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Awards, Graduation and Exhibitions. Creating history at DLD.

Yesterday marked the outstanding achievement of the College for picking up the Innovations Award at the Alpha Plus Celebration Evening for the Leadership & Management of eLearning. Our departing Y13 and Y14 students today attended the College’s inaugural Graduation Ceremony at The Houses of Parliament.

DLD Student Council Leadership Development Weekend

Student Council Leadership Development Weekend

Members of the newly elected student council here at DLD College London have been put through their paces during a leadership development weekend, preparing them for a demanding year ahead.

Royal Wedding, Ramadan, Y12 Exams

So the final preparations are underway; notes are being made, texts are being revised, nerves are being tested, tables are being organized, no it’s not the Royal Wedding but the summer exam season which started this week.

DLD Summer Ball 2018

Seventh Annual Summer Ball 2018

DLD College London students had an exceptional night at their seventh annual Summer Ball, held at the prestigious Underglobe on the bank of the River Thames.

Persian New Year, Clieo Stephenson, & Social Media

‘Nowruz Mubarak!’ or ‘Happy Persian New Year’ to everybody. The College proudly celebrated
Persian New Year this week. Our Iranian students organised a 7Seef table in the Atrium, explaining
its cultural and historical significance.

DLD College Students National Day With CNN News

DLD College London Highlights My Freedom Day with CNN News

DLD College London welcomed renowned news channel CNN, to mark My Freedom Day on Wednesday 14 March. Students at the Westminster Bridge-based College participated in a number of activities to raise awareness of modern day slavery and human-trafficking, a project spearheaded by CNN. The news channel filmed at the college during the day, capturing DLD’s […]

Adverse Weather, Mock Examinations, & Snowball Fights

I really do wonder what some of our students from Moscow (temperature currently -18C) are thinking at the moment. The adverse weather we are experiencing this week is a walk in the park for many of them. I spoke to one who couldn’t see what all the fuss was about and brushed it off to […]

DLD College London Evelina Children's Hospital Charity Run

DLD Students Charity Run for Evelina Children’s Hospital

For the second year running students and staff here at DLD College London, set out on a challenge to complete either a 5k or 10K charity run for Evelina Children’s Hospital at Lee Valley VeloPark, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London.

DLD College London Students Harry Potter

DLD London Students Under The Spell Of Harry Potter

On the 12th December staff took 100 students to the Harry Potter studios in Watford. The Warner Brother’s Studio Tour is always such a successful trip and many students cite it as an influence for them entering the film making industry. The students grew up reading the books and watching the films so this tour […]

DLD College London Movember Press

DLD College London Students Exceed Their Movember Goals

  DLD College students participated in ‘Movember’ to raise funds and awareness for male health. They proudly raised over £867,exceeding their goal of £500! “It is inspiring to see the entire college coming together to generate important awareness and raise essential funds for such a worthy cause.” said Principle Rachel Borland. Click here to view […]

DLD College London Annual BTEC Awards (5)

BTEC Awards 2017

The BTEC Awards are an annual opportunity for students, teachers, schools and colleges to be rewarded for their achievements in skills-based learning.

DLD College London Annual Art Exhibition 2017

Annual Art Exhibition

Students here at DLD College London recently showcased their creative talents during the Annual Art Exhibition hosted at the college.

DLD College London GCSE Student Mariya

Mariya Kalinkina

Mariya Kalinkina of Year 10 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.

DLD College London GCSE Student Vicky

Vicky Xiao

Vicky Xiao of Year 10 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.

DLD College London A Level Student Antonia

Antonia Martens

Antonia Martens of Year 11 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.

DLD College London A Level Student Tommy

Tommy Eastaugh

Tommy Eastaugh of Year 11 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.

DLD College London A Level student Rodion

Rodion Pashaev

Rodion is the A Level Student of the Week for his high level of attainment throughout the first year in Business, Economics and Politics.

DLD College London BTEC Student Martina

Martina Magliarella

Martina is the BTEC Student of the Week for her immense improvement since the start of term.

DLD College London International Foundation Programme student Olya

Olya Kachan

Olya is the International Foundation Programme Student of the Week for her fantastic progress in all subjects.

A level drama production of Great Expectations

DLD Fringe – Great Expectations

DLD FRINGE presents their first Christmas production in The ATRIUM of DLD College on Tuesday, December 8th and Wednesday, December 9th at 6.30pm. Get your tickets here.

DLD College London Art Foundation Project

Art Foundation Installation Project

These images record the current Art Foundation students temporarily installing some of their Project 1 Organic/Mechanic experimental coursework in the College Atrium.

DLD College London A Level Business Student Imran

Money in Business

Last month, 30 DLD students enrolled on the Money in Business course that was run by the ICAEW and Leeds University Business School. Imran Isa-Dutse shares his thoughts and experience on the course.

DLD College London A Level student Giulia

Giulia Babbini

Giulia is the DLD College London A level Student of the Week.

DLD College London GCSE Student Maya

Maya Ganatra

Maya is the DLD College London GCSE student of the week.

DLD College London Principal Rachel Borland

The Rise and Rise of Alpha Plus Group

November 2015 - The Resident

It’s an exciting time to be part of Alpha Plus Group at the moment, with the brand new, state-of-the-art DLD College London overlooking Westminster Bridge in the heart of London, and the addition of Wetherby Senior School.

DLD College London A Level Students at the Royal Society of Medicine

So you want to be a doctor?

DLD College London A Level students, Emeline, Isra and Aaron, went to the Royal College of Medicine in Wimpole Street for a careers conference ‘So you want to be a Doctor’ on March 2nd.

A-Level Students Visit Paris

DLD College London Trip to Paris

This January 17 students and 3 teachers from DLD Belgravia had a very exciting and enjoyable trip to Paris, France. For three days we explored what art, culture, fashion and food Paris had to offer!

Shanghai International School Visit A Level students

Shanghai International School Visit

For the past two weeks at DLD, we have had the delightful pleasure of spending time with Huang Lina and Lin Ling who are two teachers from Shanghai Pinghe Bilingual School, in China.

DLD College London A Level Religious Studies Ethics Matters Trip

Ethics Matters

On Thursday 5th February 2015 the AS and A2 Religious Studies groups attended ‘Ethics Matters’, a conference at Bloomsbury Baptist Church.

DLD College London A Level Debating Club

DLD Debating Club

DLD College London is starting up a Debating Club to encourage our students to gain experience from learning the art of speaking before the public.

DLD College London GCSE Student Andrew

Andrew Leib

Andrew’s tutors all commend him for his steady progress and improvement.

DLD College London GCSE Student Lorcan

Lorcan Kerr

Lorcan got outstanding grades in his mock exams prove his high levels of achievement.

DLD College London GCSE Student Aliya

Aliya Hendra

Aliya was nominated for outstanding effort and achievement since she started in September. Aliya is also the GCSE representative on the student council.

DLD College London GCSE Student Trang

Trang To

Nominated for outstanding effort and achievement, Trang is also involved in extracurricular activities and will be performing as part of the Drama Club.

DLD College London A level business studies students at Wimbledon

Wimbledon Trip

Business Studies students from DLD College London visited the All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon this week to get a real insight into the workings of one of the most famous tennis clubs in the world.

DLD College London Talent Show Winners

DLD’s Got Talent Prizegiving

Yesterday, A level, GCSE, BTEC and IFP students from ‘DLD’s Got Talent’ received their prizes from Principal Rachel Borland.

DLD College London A level English students at the the British Museum

Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination

It was on a dreary day of October – the afternoon of Friday the 10th to be exact – when our English class went to see Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination currently on at the British Library.

DLD College London's annual talent show

DLD’s Got Talent 2014

DLD’S Talent 2014 was probably the best show we’ve ever had.  It was truly amazing, and almost every student stunned us with their performances. 

A level students at the UVIC Unifair 2014

UVIC Unifair 2014

Students from DLD College London had the opportunity to meet with some of the UK’s top universities at this year’s UVIC UniFair on Saturday 11th October.

DLD College London GCSE Student of the Month Hanh

Hanh Tran

Congratulations to Hanh Tran who is one of the students of the month for October. She has worked with outstanding effort in her lessons and extended herself by doing extra preparation for lessons.

GCSE Student of the Month Simon

Simon Bosman

Congratulations to Simon Bosman who is one of the students of the month for October. He has worked with outstanding effort in his lessons and extended himself by doing extra preparation for lessons.

GCSE Student of the Month Rio

Rio Hockley-Morley

Congratulations to Rio Hockey-Morley who is one of the students of the month for October. She has worked with outstanding effort in her lessons and extended herself by doing extra preparation for lessons.

DLD College London Parents Testimonials

New Parents Social Evening

The ‘New Parents Social Evening’ took place last night, and was a great success. Lovely to see lots of teachers and parents socializing.

DLD College London GCSE Student Caroline

Caroline Vain

Caroline has made an excellent effort and engagement in lessons, and has consistently performed well in homework assignments. She is generous and kind to her peers and tutors.

GCSE Student of the Month Vasily

Vasily Rublev

Vasily has made an excellent effort and engagement in lessons. He has consistently performed well in homework assignments and is generous and kind to his peers and their tutors.

DLD College London Guide to GCSE Results Day

DLD College London’s GCSE Results Day Guide 2014

What a glorious summer we’ve had. We hope you’ve had some much deserved time off, spending time catching up with friends and family, and we hope you’ve managed to push Thursday 21st August, firmly to the back of your mind for a while.

What A Levels Do I Need to Study Medicine at University

Want to study Medicine at University? FAQs

Another blog post which we received a lot of feedback and questions from was ” Want to be a Doctor?” way back in 2012. Once again, we have taken the most popular questions and put them in one all together in one place for you.

DLD College London A Level Student Caroline

Want to study Law at University? FAQs

Since we published our Blog Post “Want to be a Lawyer?” back in 2012, a great deal of you have written in with some very good questions about the subject, and we thought it would be a good idea to address some of these further.

DLD College London Topping Out Ceremony

Topping Out Ceremony

Wednesday 23rd July saw the Topping Out Ceremony at the new DLD College London Westminster Bridge Campus.

DLD A level and GCSE Art Exhibition at the best sixth form college in London

End of Year Art Exhibition 2014

The Private View of the annual DLD Art Exhibition took place in the Gallery and in the Art Studios on Thursday the 26th of June.

DLD College London A level and GCSE end of year art show

End of Year Art Show 2013

DLD College is pleased to invite you to our annual A Level & GCSE Art &Design, Photography, and Graphic Design End of Year Show.

DLD College London A Level Students Visit Oxford

Oxford Trip

On Monday, 16th June, our Pre-sessional students headed north to Oxford and, once there, were captivated by the interesting sights and buildings they visited.

DLD College London A Level and GCSE Exam Tips

Exam Tips – The Exam

Here we go. It’s Exam Time. But there’s no need to panic, you’ve worked hard all year and done all of your revision, and with these handy exam tips at your disposal you are bound to succeed.

DLD College London A level and GCSE exam tips

Exam Tips – The Day of the Exam

It’s the day every student dreads: Exam Day. It’s fine to be nervous. It’s not fine to panic and go to pieces. Follow these handy tips and you’ll be halfway there.

A Level Exam Tips from DLD College London, the best 6th form college in London

Exam Tips – Exam Preparation

Are you preparing for your exams at the moment? A Levels or GCSEs round the corner? Don’t panic. Have a read of these handy exam tips to help give you the best chance of succeeding.

William studied A levels at DLD College London

Choosing the right university for you

Choosing the right University is an important decision for any young person. Choosing the University most suited to you isn’t always the most straightforward decision. Other than league tables, there are numerous other factors to consider, when narrowing down where to spend the next chapter of your life. Luckily for you we have consolidated the most important points!

DLD A Level Students at the Charity Football Tournament

Charity Football Tournament

We had a successful and very enjoyable charity football tournament last Friday. In the end over 60 people participated as well as those who came to support. The weather was smiling on us which made the event even more enjoyable.

DLD A level Business Student at the Young Investment Bankers Programme

Young Investment Bankers Programme

Last Sunday four A level students attended the Young Investment Bankers Programme at UCL. Kabeelan Rajamurthy gives us his review of the day.

DLD A Level students can now benefit from linkedin

LinkedIn roll out new student hub

LinkedIn announced that they are launching a new dedicated hub for A level students this week to meet increased demand from its fastest growing demographic.

DLD A Level Classics Students go to the theatre

A Level Classics Trip to the UCL Theatre Bloomsbury

A Level Classics students from DLD College London attended the UCL Classics Drama Society and Department of Greek and Latin performance of Aristophanes’ “The Clouds” at the UCL Theatre Bloomsbury.

DLD College London A level English students at the the British Museum

Sovereign Education Lecture Day

On Tuesday 4th February, 17 of our A Level English Literature students from DLD College London went to a Sovereign Education Lecture Day, which was on Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre.

DLD College London BTEC Media Students produce Loop Magazine

BTEC Media students create Loop Magazine

Eight BTEC Media students from DLD College London were given a challenge and worked extremely hard, to create a magazine from scratch as part of their coursework.

DLD College A Level English student trip

CIE English Trip

DLD College London CIE English students were taken to the Curzon Cinemay to see the sold out Donmar Warehouse production of “Coriolanus”.

DLD A level Art students at the Paris College of Art

Kate Hiley Visit from the Paris College of Art

Kate Hiley, artist and UK admissions representative from the Paris College of Art, met with A Level Art & Design and Photography studies at DLD College to discuss application proceedures for international art schools.

Chinese Team Visit DLD College London

Chinese Teacher’s Visit DLD College London

This week at DLD College London, we have had two Chinese teachers Tina and Denise from Shanghai International School visit us, to observe lessons across the college and get a better understanding of teaching and learning approaches in the UK.

DLD College London A level students at the UK Senior Maths Team Challenge

UK Senior Maths Challenge 2013/14

Some of our students here at DLD College recently took part in the UK Senior Maths Challenge. We are very proud to say that we have some extremely talented mathematicians.