On Wednesday evening the Regent Brass Band had their first rehearsal at DLD. They are a semi-professional group and are preparing for a top level national competition in a few weeks’ time.
An unforgettable night full of beats! The first ever DJ event at DLD College London, where DLD’s finest DJs will be performing and a professional headline DJ. There will be a fee of £3 for charitable cause. Tickets are available on Instagram just send a message to our profile.
Helen O’Hara, freelance film journalist and Editor at Large of Empire film magazine, which is one of the most popular film magazines in the world, led a fascinating workshop on film journalism and writing film reviews.
DLD College London BTEC Media Year 12 students went on a trip to the BFI to take for an educational screening of the film 1985. The film was being shown as part of a programme showcasing a range of LGBTQ cinema.
DLD College London staff and students will be participating in a 5k or 10K charity run in order to raise money for Evelina London Children’s Hospital this Sunday 10th March. Evelina Hospital is just across the road from DLD College London and we are proud to help fund life-saving equipment and life-changing research for young patients in their care.
On Tuesday 5th March the College celebrated shrove Tuesday with the first ever DLD College pancake race, involving runners racing around the balcony area of the atrium, while flipping a pancake in a frying pan to achieve the quickest possible time.
DLD College London marked the official opening of our new library this week on World Book Day 7th March. The guest of honour Philip Marshall, the Director of the London Library, cut the ribbon and announced the library to be officially open.
Just before the end of the autumn term more than 30 of our Year 13 Art, Graphics, Photography and Year 14 BTEC Art Students spent the day learning from the professional, internationally recognised artists:
On 16 October DLD college London A level Year 1 Art students explored The National Gallery collection of the Sainsbury Wing, learned about the use of art materials in Gothic art and how paintings were created at this time.
This year Surfers Against Sewages has organized its biggest Autumn Beach and River Clean with 15,000 volunteers cleaning more than 400 beaches and 60 rivers across the UK. As part of this campaign, last Saturday DLD College hosted a litter picking event in Lower Mash and Waterloo Millenium Park.
On Tuesday, 13th of November, the Spanish Department took a trip to the V&A Museum to visit the exhibition on the iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.
A group of inquisitive DLD College London Year 12 BTEC Business students paid a visit to Waterloo Foodbank to find out more about the work that they do and the community that they serve.
Staff and students at DLD College London are for the second year running supporting the Movember Foundation because they are tackling some of the most significant health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention.
The DLD College London boarding community celebrated Halloween in the most “spooktacular” style on Wednesday night as students sat together to feast on a specially prepared banquet.
On Thursday 18th November everyone from DLD College London gathered together today in the atrium for an amazing afternoon of music in the annual college talent show Star Search.
On Friday 22 June we celebrated the very first DLD College London graduation ceremony which took place at the Palace of Westminster. Congratulations to all of our students, they have worked extremely hard and deserve their success.
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.
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.
Students from DLD College London have spent time visiting local charity, Ambition Aspire Achieve, to support young people living in the community.
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 […]
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 Wednesday 21st February DLD Pride was invited to the Educate & Celebrate Bake Off Finals Event 2018, Educake & Celebake. The Bake Off Final is scheduled during LGBT+ History Month, where key figures and events from the LGBT+ community are celebrated and tolerance and equality are encouraged and promoted.
The Drama Club here at DLD College London showcased their exceptional talents in their first musical production, a stunning rendition of Guys and Dolls.
DLD College London recently took part in the Debating Matters Championships, one of the most prestigious debating competitions in the UK, at St Mary’s University, Twickenham. Twelve schools battled it out for the crown of Debating Matters London South Champions. They tackled a number of difficult topics throughout the day.
On Friday students in the Art department here at DLD College London were visited by Cameron, a young graphic designer who works in London.
Chris Lubbe was Nelson Mandela’s bodyguard for eight years, and always by his side as he continued on his mission to unite South Africa. DLD were delighted to welcome Chris to the college as the first keynote speaker of 2018. He gave a moving and inspirational talk to students and staff on the topic of discrimination.
We are delighted to announce that Mr Irfan Latif has been appointed as the new Principal at DLD College London and joined us at the beginning of this term.
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 […]
An impressive display of talent was on show at the DLD College London Winter Concert this week with students also awarded for their outstanding achievements.
Not every school or college can walk a group of students to King’s College London for a special admissions lecture and personalised tour of their new campus. This is exactly what 18 DLD College London students enjoyed on the afternoon of Wednesday 29th November.
Here at DLD College Londonwe have marked the national month of ‘Movember’, with a series of innovative events.
Students and staff here at DLD College London, were treated to cakes on Wednesday 15th November to help highlight Anti-Bullying Week 2017.
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.
Alpha Scholars and students who are members of the Bigger Picture Society (a Faculty of Social Science initiative) visited the Financial Times head office for a series of workshops on leadership.
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.
An impressive level of talent in performing arts has been showcased at the recent DLD College London annual talent show.
DLD Art students impressed at the annual ISA Art Competition this year. Two of our students won awards in two of the most competitive categories.
DLD College London Music students visited one of our many famous neighbours, the Southbank Centre, for a Music Workshop this week.
Every year, we are delighted to see DLD students achieve places to read undergraduate degrees at the London School of Economics (LSE).
The Alpha Scholars played host to a group of 31 students and staff from Skive College, Denmark.
Our new boarding students here at DLD College London have bonded through a strenuous trip to High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre as the new academic year kicks in.
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 is very proud of our A Level students and their achievements today after they posted a record breaking set of exam results.
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.
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 Group of Colleges has arrived in Brazil at a private welcome reception in Sao Paulo to a selected group of Brazilian individuals and families.
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.
Students were celebrated during the annual DLD College London Awards Ceremony in the college’s stunning atrium recently.
On May 31st we will officially launch Abbey DLD Group of Colleges brand in Brazil.
Students celebrated the end of their academic year with the sixth annual Summer Ball.
This year’s BTEC Creative Media Production magazine, Trip, showcases the talents of the class. Download your copy now.
We were invited to participate in this year’s CIFE 7-a-side Football Tournament for the second year running, held at St. Georges Park, the training facility of the England National Team.
Karabo Sankoloba was presented with the DLD CIFE College Award by Lord Lexden OBE at a ceremony held at the House of Lords.
Channel 4 presenter, Jodie McCallum held an in-depth workshop with BTEC students to help improve their presenting skills.
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 is proud to present this exciting workshop on television presenting. Led by Channel 4 presenter, Jodie McCallum.
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.
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.
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.
On Monday 27th February, the Pre-sessional students went on a trip to the Tower of London.
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.
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.
Last week we welcomed Rio Gold Medal Olympian Kate Richardson-Walsh to DLD College London to give an inspiring speech on her sporting success and LGBT+.
On Monday, 16th January, Youth Pride ran a training event at DLD College London.
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.
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.
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.
The College performance of Twelfth Night last week, showed at last, what the DLD Drama Group can do with traditional theatre.
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 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.
Come along and join us at DLD College London’s annual drama production: Shakespeare’s classic Twelfth Night.
On Thursday, 20th October an outstanding collection of performing arts was showcased during our annual talent show ‘DLD Star Search’.
DLD College London delivered and displayed a selection of our best student artworks, at the annual London West Area Independent Schools Association Art Competition.
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.
On 22nd September some A-Level Chemistry students enjoyed a day trip to University College London (UCL) and participated in a Spectroscopy workshop.
Staff and students at DLD College London gathered to celebrate the retirement of the influential and magnificent Baroness Perry of Southwark.
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”.
Mandy comes to us hot foot from Royal Ballet at Covent Garden to teach dance at DLD.
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 have been directly entering students who take private music lessons for music examinations, run by The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).
Congratulations to our International Foundation Business Programme students who achieved Distinctions this year.
The BTEC Media Production Year 1 students broadcast LIVE from the college yesterday afternoon. The students worked incredibly hard to create an entertaining and fun programme that showcases the hard work of all of the BTEC courses in the college.
Please come along and join us at DLD’s annual celebration of achievement at the A-level Art, Photography, Graphics and Art Foundation show 2016.
The fourth annual DLD College London Summer Ball took place on Friday, 6th May and was held at the UnderGlobe, located underneath Shakespeare’s Globe.
Celebrations were held at DLD College London after students were presented with much coveted awards during a prestigious ceremony on Friday, 29th April.
Three DLD College London A level students attended the CIFE Awards at the House of Lords, in the Cholmondeley Room, on Thursday, 7th April.
Last Thursday evening the Creative Arts Faculty took their turn to host DLD College London’s third public lecture.
On Thursday 25th February, we were delighted to host the inaugural Faculty of Science lecture. Those who attended included students from DLD, parents, alumni and visitors from other schools.
DLD students will be attending the NEC What Careers Fair this year, on Friday 26th February.
A spokeswoman from one of the UK’s top ranking Universities, London School of Economics visited lucky students at DLD College London to offer a personal insight into securing a place at the prestigious facility.
On Thursday 4th February, David Buik, MBE came to DLD College London and gave a lecture on ‘Brexit’ (the potential exit of the UK from the EU).
Friday, 29th January saw our first, full-day, Inspiring Futures careers’ workshop for Year 11 on ‘6th Form Induction/Pathways to HE and Work’.
DLD College London students felt highly motivated following an inspirational talk from Paralympic star Danielle Brown.
DLD College London students showcased their array of impressive talent and skill at the recently held annual Winter Concert.
On Monday 14th December, 2015, the GCSE, Year 10 and Pre-sessional groups had their first Student Awards Ceremony this academic year.
The Art & Design Festive tree project is DLD Art Students and Art & Design Staff’s response to the festive season.
The DLD College London Fringe group produced their first Christmas Production in the new building; Charles Dickens’ classic work Great Expectations.
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.
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.