The River Thames outside DLD College London

Category: Media Coverage

Great British Education – DLD Boarding Profile

19th January 21

  This four page feature details DLD College London’s superior student wellbeing and urban boarding provision, our strength of community and values. Great British Education magazine is a guide to the best UK independent schools and universities. The full article can be read on pages 16 to 19 via this link  or below.    

DLD Goes from Strength to Strength

14th January 21

DLD College London continues to go from strength to strength So it says in the Spring Term 2021 edition of School Report, where the Independent School of the Year Award wins were noted as well as the visit from Sol Campbell last year to open the new sports pitch. The full news item can be…

In Support of BTECs

14th January 21

We did not want to deny the students this vital opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and understanding – they have worked so hard for them – Irfan Latif, DLD College London   Independent Education Today recently spoke with Principal Irfan Latif about his decision to go ahead with the BTEC examinations this January, after the…

Pioneering Mental Health Award news coverage

12th January 21

Our recent Gold status Boarding School Mental Health Award from the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools has been featured in Wellbeing NEWS. This prestigious award establishes and reaffirms DLD College London as a leader in the independent education sector in mental health and wellbeing.  We are delighted for the whole community…

Sky News interviews BTEC students

8th January 21

On Wednesday 6 January 2021, Sky News interviewed several BTEC students at DLD College London about the cancellation of this year’s public exams and the inconsistency with BTECs in this policy. The 7pm news item was cut short due to live coverage from Parliament and this full version aired in the 10pm news bulletin. The…

Independent School of the Year Awards Coverage

20th November 20

  The news that DLD College London has won both the Special Judges’ Award for Independent School of the Year 2020 and also Independent Boarding School of the Year 2020 has been announced online on the Independent School Parent Magazine website – view here. In addition, the news has been covered in London News Online…

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: