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Category: Media Coverage

Awards Finalist News Piece

24th September 20

Our double award finalist news for 2020 Independent Boarding School of the Year and 2020 Independent School of the Year for International Student Experience has appeared featured in South London News. DLD College in Lambeth nominated for two prizes in Independent School of the Year Awards 2020

Racial & Cultural Diversity: Heads Speak

21st September 20

DLD College London features in the new Autumn/Winter 2020 edition of School House magazine. Editor Annabel Heseltine asked DLD Principal Irfan Latif to comment on the sensitive issue of racial and cultural diversity and how we approach education and understanding within our community. The full feature can be read on pages 62 to 66 via…

Sid achieves his place at Oxford University

2nd September 20

This August, Sid secured a much-coveted place at Oxford University. He obtained A grade results in History and Politics and will now go on to read History at Harris Manchester College at Oxford University. Sid can’t wait to start at Oxford but will be back to see us as he’s promised to advise the next…

Media comment about 2020 A Level Results

17th August 20

Principal Irfan Latif is featured in an Independent School Parents’ report on the A Level appeals process. Irfan expresses the view that our students deserve their teacher assessed grades and not those from an algorithm. Full article available to view here:    

Vice Principal (Boarding) Appointment featured in Independent Education Today magazine

20th July 20

Independent Education Today (IE Today) feature our new appointment of James Kidd to the role of Vice Principal (Boarding).  This is an exciting time for James to be joining DLD College London as already this year the school has been shortlisted for TES Boarding School of the Year 2020, as well as double shortlisted in…

Double Award Shortlists Success

1st July 20

The Independent Schools of the Year 2020 Awards from Independent School Parent have shortlisted DLD College London for 2020 Boarding School of the Year & International Student Experience. Principal, Irfan Latif, has expressed his gratitude to all the staff and students who contribute to making this school such a special place to live and learn…

DLD feature news in Independent School Parent Magazine

18th June 20

We are proud to be featured several times in the latest edition of Independent School Parent Magazine Summer 2020, published today, including a full page feature on our Community Outreach award submission in the 2020 Independent Schools of the Year Awards. The pieces can be read via this link: On page 11 the news…

BBC London News report on NHS Rainbows Poster Display

7th May 20

On Thursday 7 May 2020, BBC London News reporter Victoria Hollins interviewed DLD College London Houseparent Sheila Price about the incredible Rainbow Posters for the NHS display in the windows of the school. This piece celebrates the community effort involved in demonstrating the UK’s support for the NHS and everything that they are doing to…

BBC Newsbeat Shout Out on Radio 1

7th May 20

On Friday 7 May 2020, DLD College London student and outgoing Head of School Council, Tim featured in a BBC Newsbeat report on cancelled end of school festivities. He was able to give a Shout Out message to the school and leave a special message for his friends. Listen to his clip here:

DLD Nominated for Boarding School of the Year 2020

12th September 19

DLD College London has been nominated as a finalist at the 2020  Tes Independent School Awards. DLD heads  the list of nominees in the prestigious ‘Boarding School of the Year’ Category, with the winners being announced on the evening of Friday 7th February at Grovesnor House Hotel in London.

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