The River Thames outside DLD College London

Author: Rachel Hall

From The Principal #76

3rd April 20

I often talk about the strength of the DLD community and how fortunate we are to be part of such a strong support network. This week, our remaining boarders who are in lockdown in College, together with the Houseparents spent an evening creating posters to thank the NHS staff. They are now posted onto the…

From the Principal #75

27th March 20

British schools have never had to work under such challenging circumstances since WW2. With the whole of the UK in lockdown since Monday evening of this week, I have been overwhelmed by the determination and resilience demonstrated by our students and staff. I would like to publicly thank all of my staff, both teachers and…

From the Principal #74

20th March 20

The strength of the DLD Community has never been so evident as these last few days as we all come to terms with the rapidly changing Coronavirus situation. The unwavering support of all the staff at DLD College has been incredible to see and I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks for everything that…

From the Principal #73

13th March 20

We are living in uncertain times globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is a worrying and stressful time for many in our community. I therefore want to reassure you that our aim at DLD College London is always to put the best interests of our students first. We are a place of education…

Future Business Leader

6th March 20

We are delighted to announce that Charlotte has been accepted onto a Summer Business School programme at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. This is an intensive course which is called ‘Leadership in the Business World’ and is incredibly competitive for places. We are all very proud of Charlotte and know this will…

Flippin’ Fun

6th March 20

Shrove Tuesday this week saw Tajera clock a winning time of 11.01secs in our annual Pancake Day Races!    

As You Like It Production Triumph

6th March 20

On Wednesday 12th February, Drama Club presented William Shakespeare’s ‘As You like It’ to a full house. The Drama Club students have been working hard on the piece since October last year and the evening was a triumph. Mark Johnson, the play’s Director commented, “The talent and effort that were displayed on the evening showed…

From the Principal #72

6th March 20

C S Lewis, the great novelist and poet best known for his fictional work The Chronicles of Narnia, once wrote: ‘Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.’…

From the Principal #71

28th February 20

So we have come back from our half-time talk, eaten all the oranges, tended to any cuts and bruises and are ready to take on the second half with renewed determination, vigour and enthusiasm. And we have seen this in abundance this week from our students. The DLD International Day event run entirely by our…