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DLD College London Love Cake hate Bullies Day

Love Cakes Hate Bullies

Students and staff here at DLD College London, were treated to cakes on Wednesday 15th November to help highlight Anti-Bullying Week 2017.

DLD College London Les Miserables Workshop

Les Miserables Workshop

DLD Music students took part in a workshop on the long running musical Les Miserables at the Prince of Wales theatre in the heart of the West End.

DLD College London Britannica Digital Learning

Britannica Digital Learning

DLD College London are pleased to announce that it has recently subscribed to Britanica Digital Learning. This digital version of the Encyclopedia Britannica provides a wonderful learning resource which is available for DLD students inside and outside college.

DLD College London Producing Best BTEC Students

Producing the Best

DLD College London is celebrating an incredible achievement as its BTEC Media Production course has won another national competition.

DLD College London BTEC Courses

On Course to Start Courses

Boarders at DLD College London started the school year abseiling, rock climbing and walking high ropes on an adventurous relationship building trip.

DLD College London Visit Frieze Art Fair

Frieze Art Fair Visit

DLD College London Art students took a trip to the frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park. Viet Anh Nguyen gives us his impressions on the fair.

DLD College London Resilience Speech

Sarah Inspires New Students

The theme this year at DLD College London is ‘Resilience’. Alumni student Sarah Dittrich returned to the college on Friday and gave an inspiring speech to our new students.

DLD College London Score Record A Level Results Again

Record A-Level Results Again

Students from DLD College London excelled with a 99% pass rate. An impressive 41 per cent of students achieved A*-A results topping last year’s 38%.

DLD College London A-Level Science Results

Science Faculty A-Level Results 2017

The Science Faculty at DLD College London are delighted with this year’s A-Level results. Hard working students posted a perfect 100% pass rate this year.

DLD College London Clearing Guide

DLD’s Guide to Clearing

Clearing is for those who did not apply to any universities, have not received any offers, chosen to reject all their offers, or not attained the grades required for their offers. Here is a handy guide to getting through it in one piece!

DLD College London Exam Success

A Pathway Towards Exam Success

DLD College London blazed a trail for International Foundation Programme exam results this year as every student on the Engineering pathway passed.

DLD College London BTEC students stars

Shooting for the Stars

BTEC students reaped the benefits of their Digital Media Production by winning a competition official BTEC Awards this year.

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 Art Exhibition

End of Year Art Exhibition 2017

You are invited to the annual DLD College London Art Exhibition on Wednesday 28th June between 4.30pm and 6.30m. RSVP here.

Abbey DLD Mexico Launch

Abbey DLD Launches in Mexico

Abbey DLD launched in Mexico this week, looking for students who want to study at one of our colleges; DLD College London, Abbey College Cambridge and Abbey College Manchester.

DLD Summer Ball News

Summer Ball 2017

Students celebrated the end of their academic year with the sixth annual Summer Ball.

DLD College London Biology Students visit Whipsnade Zoo

KS5 Field Study – Whipsnade Zoo

Last week, my A2 Biology class went along to Whipsnade Zoo to complete one of our compulsory practicals required to achieve our A level.

Jodie Inspires Media Students

Channel Four presenter Jodie McCallum held a workshop at DLD College London inspiring a number of BTEC Media students to improve their presenting skills.

DLD College London CIFE Awards Ceremony 2017

CIFE Awards Ceremony 2017

Karabo Sankoloba was presented with the DLD CIFE College Award by Lord Lexden OBE at a ceremony held at the House of Lords.

DLD College London Community Riverside Litter Clean

Community Riverside Litter Clean

On Saturday 1st April two of our staff took some of our A Level Environmental ECA students to the Community Riverside Litter Clean in Newham.

DLD College London TV Presenting Workshop

TV Presenting Workshop

DLD College London is proud to present this exciting workshop on television presenting. Led by Channel 4 presenter, Jodie McCallum.

DLD College London visits London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week

The Principal, Rachel Borland, kindly invested in two sets of tickets for the Art & Design department to take two students along to attend the London Fashion Week on Friday, 24th February.

DLD College London World Book Day

World Book Day 2017

For World Book Day this year, we were lucky enough to welcome back Russell Frost. Russell runs his own letterpress print and design company, Hooksmith Press, based in the East End of London.

DLD College London Evelina Charity Run

Evelina Charity Run

Spirits were high on a very cold and grey Saturday morning as both students and staff set out on a challenge to complete either a 5k or 10k run in aid of Evelina Children’s Hospital.

Sarah J. Coleman at DLD College London

Sarah J. Coleman Returns to DLD

Guest speaker Sarah J. Coleman, one of the UK’s leading illustrators and typographers, returned to DLD College London to give another talk about creativity.

DLD College London School of Rock Trip

School Of Rock

Music and Drama students from DLD College London took a trip to the New London Theatre, Drury Lane on Thursday 26th January 2017 to see Andrew Lloyd Webber’s critically acclaimed musical School of Rock.

DLD College London CERN 2017 Trip

Physics Trip to Geneva 2017

I recently had an amazing chance to visit Geneva on a Physics trip with DLD College London. Our main reason for traveling to Geneva was to visit CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

2017 Press Coverage

2017 Press clippings from DLD College London, the best 6th form college in the UK. Study A Levels, GCSE, BTEC and International Foundation Courses.

DLD College London Olympian Talk

Olympian’s Talk Inspires Students

DLD College London welcomed gold medal winning Olympian Kate Richardson-Walsh to give an inspiring speech on her sporting success and her promotion of LGBT+.

DLD College London Winter Concert Best Yet

Winter Concert is ‘Best Yet’

The annual DLD College London Winter Concert was the best yet with students rewarded for their outstanding achievements and a spectacular display of talent.

Fireworks from the roof of DLD College London

New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Photos of the Fireworks from the 18th Floor of Westminster Bridge Road on New Year’s Eve, taken by the DLD College London House Parents.

DLD College London BTEC Music Technology Production Workshops

Ask The Professional – BTEC Music Technology Workshops

This year’s “Ask the Professional” series, has seen music industry professionals and organisations form closer, working partnerships through the design, development and launch of vocational assignments on the BTEC level 3 Diploma course in Music Technology.

DLD College London Winter Concert 2016

Students Celebrated at DLD Winter Concert

The annual Winter Concert at DLD College London proved to be the best yet with 20 students being awarded for their outstanding achievements so far, whilst a spectacular display of talent was showcased.

DLD College London visit Arts University Birmingham

Link Building Visit by The Arts University Bournemouth

On Thursday, the 11th of October, Chloe Swann, a representative of the Arts University Bournemouth, came to the College and gave an informative talk to our second year A level Art, Graphic Communication, Photography, and Art-Foundation students.

A Level English Students Visit Highgate Cemetery

English Trip to Highgate Cemetery

A Level English Language and Literature students from DLD College London visited Highgate Cemetery notable both for some of the famous people buried there as well as for its status as a nature reserve.

DLD College London A-Level Student Jacob

Jacob’s Mont Blanc Blog (Part 5)

DLD College London A Level student Jacob is planning to climb Mont Blanc in France. Follow his progress and see how he does in this series of blog posts.

DLD College London Talent Show

DLD Annual Talent Show

On Thursday, 20th October an outstanding collection of performing arts was showcased during our annual talent show ‘DLD Star Search’.

Art Exhibitions for DLD Students at Half term

Recommended Exhibitions to Visit During Half Term

All these exhibitions have a connection to your own Art Coursework, whether it connects to your direct observation work, skills developments or artists’ connections. If you go to any of these exhibitions see if you can do some on-site drawings, write some descriptive comments, and acquire any hand-outs to bring in to your next art session. Have a good holiday break!

DLD College London Students raise Money For Guy's Hospital

DLD Students Raise Spirits During Charity Challenge

Charitable students from DLD College London used their creativity to help support and motivate fundraisers in support of Guy’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and Evalina London Children’s Hospital.

DLD College London students visit UCL

DLD students visit UCL

On 22nd September some A-Level Chemistry students enjoyed a day trip to University College London (UCL) and participated in a Spectroscopy workshop.

Adam Walker Visits DLD College London

Adam Walker – Never Give Up on Your Dreams

On Friday, 9th September, Adam Walker came to DLD College London to talk to the students about his challenge “Oceans 7”, created as the ultimate endurance challenge – the ocean swimming version of the “Seven Summits”.

DLD College London New Housemaster

New Role at College for Housemaster

Leading independent college, DLD College London is consolidating its senior team with the appointment of highly experienced boarding school housemaster, Thomas Hadcroft.

DLD College Educate and Celebrate

Educate & Celebrate

Elly Barnes from Educate & Celebrate visited DLD College London to help support staff and encourage LGBT+ discussion in the curriculum and the college.

DLD College London GCSE Results News

GCSE Students Celebrate Impressive Results

GCSE students capped a summer of exam success in west London after an impressive set of results put hundreds of school leavers on the path to further education, apprenticeships and the world of work.