‘If music be the food of love, play on!’ William Shakespeare was right, as our well turned out students enjoyed the Summer Ball at the world renowned Globe theatre last Friday evening.
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.
It is always good to get out of one’s office, put your head above the parapet and take a look at what is going on beyond our College gates and indeed our town and for that matter, our city. This week I have been in Brighton, at the Boarding Schools’ Association Conference and it was […]
Last week the weather was stunning, culminating in a glorious weekend on the coast with our new Student Council (more about that below) and the internationally recognised event, The London Marathon (the hottest on record) which went past our iconic building.
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.
I was lucky enough to participate in a ground breaking Blockchain conference in Hamburg, Germany. It was rated as one of the greatest events taking place in Hamburg. My dearest friend was the one who put the event together and invited me to participate.
Students from DLD College London have spent time visiting local charity, Ambition Aspire Achieve, to support young people living in the community.
DLD College students raise awareness of modern-day slavery and human-trafficking with CNN News.“It was inspiring to welcome CNN and Anna Stewart into our college to mark this noteworthy day”
A year from today, the talking will be over and the UK will finally leave the EU. With a year to go, where is Brexit up to? An agreement has been struck on the “divorce bill”, but we’re yet to reach a deal on the future UK-EU trading arrangement. The Irish border remains a sticking […]
‘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.
Helen O’Hara, former editor of Empire Magazine shares her industry knowledge with DLD College Students. O’Hara’s visit to the college inspired students with her experience and writing advice.
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 […]
With the ‘Beast from the East’ finally fleeing for colder climes and ice thawing at the tail end of last showing signs of thawing. The two leaders are planning to talk (the first of its kind in history) and the latter is stopping nuclear testing for the time being. I would love to be a fly on the wall during that particular question time. However, it is a lesson for us all that by having open channels of communication we can begin to resolve issues which could otherwise if left, could become strained and difficult. The Paralympic Winter Games have begun in Pyeongchang (The Olympics have no doubt helped to thaw the relationship between the US and North Korea) and we will be watching the athletes perform to the highest standards over the next couple, of weeks, as I hope our students do here at College day in and day out
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 Students participated in a 5k or 10k run, raising over £1,400 in aid of Evelina Children’s Hospital, a specialist London hospital and community services that is part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
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.
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 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 […]
The BTEC Awards are an annual opportunity for students, teachers, schools and colleges to be rewarded for their achievements in skills-based learning.
Students here at DLD College London recently showcased their creative talents during the Annual Art Exhibition hosted at the college.
Mariya Kalinkina of Year 10 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.
Vicky Xiao of Year 10 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.
Antonia Martens of Year 11 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.
Tommy Eastaugh of Year 11 is one of the proud recipients of DLD College London Student of the Month for September and October.
Rodion is the A Level Student of the Week for his high level of attainment throughout the first year in Business, Economics and Politics.
Martina is the BTEC Student of the Week for her immense improvement since the start of term.
Olya is the International Foundation Programme Student of the Week for her fantastic progress in all subjects.
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.
These images record the current Art Foundation students temporarily installing some of their Project 1 Organic/Mechanic experimental coursework in the College Atrium.
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.
An array of talent was showcased at DLD College London on Thursday, when musically gifted students took to the stage to entertain with their creative abilities.
Giulia is the DLD College London A level Student of the Week.
Mariya is the DLD College London GCSE student of the week
Maya is the DLD College London GCSE student of the week.
Art and Design teacher Johnathan Parkhouse installed the Inaugural Kinetic Hanging Sculpture in the Atrium this week at DLD College London.
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.
Students celebrated their fantastic achievements at the annual award ceremony held at St Marylebone Parish Church, London.
DLD College London has invested in a state-of-the-art MakerBot 3D Printer as they continue to propel the technology offered for A level and GCSE students.
Six DLD College London GCSE students were awarded a much coveted accolade at the annual Goldie Awards last week.
Three of our GCSE Physics students took part in the British Physics Olympiad Physics Challenge.
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.
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!
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.
On Thursday 5th February 2015 the AS and A2 Religious Studies groups attended ‘Ethics Matters’, a conference at Bloomsbury Baptist Church.
On February 3rd, Year 13 Drama students performed their devised play, which was inspired by the London Riots in 2011.
DLD College London students at the UKMT Senior Maths Challenge.
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.
Former editor of Empire magazine Helen O’Hara, visited students from the BTEC Media Production department today.
Andrew’s tutors all commend him for his steady progress and improvement.
Lorcan got outstanding grades in his mock exams prove his high levels of achievement.
Aliya was nominated for outstanding effort and achievement since she started in September. Aliya is also the GCSE representative on the student council.
Nominated for outstanding effort and achievement, Trang is also involved in extracurricular activities and will be performing as part of the Drama Club.
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.
Yesterday, A level, GCSE, BTEC and IFP students from ‘DLD’s Got Talent’ received their prizes from Principal Rachel Borland.
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’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.
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 hosted a Getting Into Medicine Conference for students interested in studying medicine at University.
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.
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.
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.
The ‘New Parents Social Evening’ took place last night, and was a great success. Lovely to see lots of teachers and parents socializing.
Congratulations to our three Oxford candidates: Hyeonjun Lim, Charlotte Neve and Yiqin Wang.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Another blog post that generated a lot of interest was “Want to be an Architect?” 2012. Find out what it is like to study Architecture at university here.
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.
Wednesday 23rd July saw the Topping Out Ceremony at the new DLD College London Westminster Bridge Campus.
What are the ingredients of academic achievement? DLD College London has the answers.
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.
BTEC Media Production students interview Hollywood director Mike Hodges for ‘Conversations’, a series of programmes written and directed by the students.
DLD College is pleased to invite you to our annual A Level & GCSE Art &Design, Photography, and Graphic Design End of Year Show.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gabriele Watts was the Class of 2014 Valedictorian at DLD College London.
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!
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.
Last Sunday four A level students attended the Young Investment Bankers Programme at UCL. Kabeelan Rajamurthy gives us his review of the day.
Yesterday a group of our Business students here at DLD College London spent the day at Cadbury World in Bourneville near Birmingham.
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.
ICT and Business students from DLD College London benefited from a much-coveted opportunity to study at Disneyland Paris recently.
Nine Media BTEC students from DLD College London campus were awarded their 15 minutes of fame when they entered into the spotlight to showcase their radio production skills while producing their own programmes.
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.
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.
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.
Not sure what to do with your last few days off? Here are our top 5 things to do in London during half term this weekend.
DLD College London CIE English students were taken to the Curzon Cinemay to see the sold out Donmar Warehouse production of “Coriolanus”.
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.
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.
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.
The official results of the British Physics Olympiad Round 1 are in, and we are proud to say that we have some very talented physicists in our midst.
The final of DLD’s Got Talent 2013 took place in the theatre on Thursday 17th October. DLD’s latest musical talents battled it out in a live concert in the theatre.
Christmas came early this week at DLD College London as A level, GCSE, BTEC and IFP students performed at the annual Winter Concert.
Westminster Abbey has dominated London since the Middle Ages and the area in an around Westminster and has been at the centre of the history of England.
DLD College London A Level Maths students came 14th out of 40 schools in the UK Senior Maths Team Challenge North on 14th November.
A level students of DLD College London’s choir bought an extra dash of festive spirit to this year’s Marylebone High Street Christmas Lights Switch On.