On Wednesday 25th September we were delighted to welcome Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar for the official opening of the new Global Kitchen.
We are delighted to announce that DLD College has been shortlisted in the Wellbeing category of the Independent Schools of the Year Awards.
DLD College is going plastic free. Devised and implemented by one of our year 12 students, Cherkez, this project has ensured the College has stopped selling single use plastic bottles completely, with students and staff being issued a reusable bottle to use instead.
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.
Author, campaigner and mental and emotional wellbeing advocate Natasha Devon MBE recently opened DLD College London’s new Wellbeing Centre, joining staff and students as they cut the celebratory ribbon and formally declared the centre open, as part of the launch event.
A variety of students from DLD College London volunteered in a litter picking event in Lower Marsh and Waterloo Millennium Park, the largest event of it’s kind in the UK.
BTEC students at DLD College London celebrated their success at a high profile college event this week. The BTEC celebration brought together students, teachers and parents to mark the students’ achievements this year
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.
Today UK boarding schools and colleges are often the most sought-after institutions, as not only do many now offer 21st century facilities, but high quality education and pastoral care.
Students from DLD College volunteer their time to lend a hand at Ambition Aspire Achieve, a local charity supporting young people.
DLD College students raise awareness of modern-day slavery and human-trafficking with CNN News.“It was inspiring to welcome CNN and Anna Stewart into our college to mark this noteworthy day”
Helen O’Hara, former editor of Empire Magazine shares her industry knowledge with DLD College Students. O’Hara’s visit to the college inspired students with her experience and writing advice.
DLD College Students participated in a 5k or 10k run, raising over £1,400 in aid of Evelina Children’s Hospital, a specialist London hospital and community services that is part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust.
DLD College London Drama Club students took to the stage this week to perform their very first musical production, a rendition of ‘Guys and Dolls’.
DLD College London has been recognised for student progress and the advancement made between the end of Key Stage 4 to the completion of students’ A-levels.
Nelson Mandela’s ex-body guard Chris Lubbe delivered an inspirational talk on discrimination to DLD College London students this week.
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DLD College London recently announced the appointment of their new principal Irfan Latif. Mr Latif comes to DLD from Sexey’s School, Burton, where he was Headmaster for over four years.
Gareth Evans, Director of Studies at DLD College London, talks about A-Level Film Studies. Find the answers to all your questions here.
DLD College students participated in ‘Movember’ to raise funds and awareness for male health. They proudly raised over £867,exceeding their goal of £500! “It is inspiring to see the entire college coming together to generate important awareness and raise essential funds for such a worthy cause.” said Principle Rachel Borland. Click here to view […]
Ahead of Anti-Bullying Week, DLD College London welcomed Elly Barnes MBE from Educate and Celebrate to encourage LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) discussion. A brand new DLD LGBT+ group has been set up so students can have a safe place to discuss any issues they have in an inclusive and friendly environment.
DLD College London has consolidated its senior leadership team with the addition of highly experienced boarding school housemaster, Thomas Hadcroft. Thomas will be taking on the role of Deputy Principal for Boarding and Welfare.
Students at DLD College London are celebrating posting yet another set of magnificent A-Level exam results this year. Students set a record this year with an overall pass rate of 98%. An incredible 38% of students posted A*-A grades, while 63% scored A*-B and 84% achieved A*-C grades.
DLD College London students experienced the life of a journalist recently as they visited the Financial Times for a series of workshops on leaders
A wide and impressive array of talent in performing arts was on display this week at the annual DLD College London talent show, DLD Star Search. While all the entries wowed the audience packed into the college’s impressive atrium, the winner was BTEC student Cairo Folkes who blew everyone away with a virtuoso piano performance of jazz improvisation.
DLD College London Art Foundation student Eddy Pearson showcased his creativity in the annual Art Exhibition this week.
DLD College London students celebrated their graduation at the 6th Annual Summer Ball this week at Gibson Hall, in London.
DLD College London A-Level student Poppy Morris was rewarded for all her hard work and recognised for her talents this year with the award for Progression and Achievement in Music Technology.
DLD College London A-Level Business student Thomas has won the Progression and Achievement in Business Award at this year’s annual awards ceremony.
DLD College London BTEC Business student Alfie won the the Progression and Achievement in Business Award at this year’s annual awards ceremony.
DLD College London student Tracey Mwaniki was delighted to win the award for Progression and Achievement in Government and Politics at this year’s annual awards ceremony.
DLD College London student Yasmin Adams was crowned Prom Queen at the annual End of Year Summer Ball. Prom King was Zane Thadani.
DLD College London BTEC Media student Louise recently had the amazing opportunity to fine tune his presenting skills from industry professional and Channel 4 presenter Jodie McCallum.
DLD College London has launched a new scholarship programme, offering 10 scholarships of up to 50% off the annual college fees.
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Olympian Kate Richardson-Walsh visited DLD College London and inspired students with tales of her sporting success as well as her promotion of LGBT rights.
DLD student Lorenzo Niyonbgabo’s performance in the DLD Fringe production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night was highly praised by everyone who came to see the show. Lorenzo’s performance was all the more remarkable as it was the first time this budding young actor has tread the boards.
DLD College London’s GCSE students posted a 100% success rate in 20 of 22 possible subjects this year, and the best grades have improved by nearly 10% with 41% of students posting A*-B grades compared to 33% last year.
DLD College London students and staff celebrated the first full year in our new campus this week with a really impressive set of A-Level results. A 98% pass rate set a DLD record in 2016, with a stupendous 38% achieving A*-A grades.
DLD College London students Kaiming and Ziqing won prestigious awards at The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Annual Art Awards.
DLD College London’s BTEC Digital Media Production teacher John Branney collected Teacher of the Year award at the 2016 Shine School Media Awards.
DLD College London’s 5th Annual Summer Ball took place at the UnderGlobe, located beneath Shakespeare’s Globe on Friday 6th May. the red carpet was rolled out for our students as they enjoyed this year’s theme “The Magical Enchanted Forest.”
Talented DLD College London art student Jacob presented his entry, called The Eyes, for the annual end of year Art, Photography and Graphics Exhibition at DLD’s new Westminster Bridge campus.
DLD College London opened its new campus overlooking the River Thames and Waterloo Bridge this week, offering state-of-the-art facilities and classrooms as well as boarding accommodation in its prime London location.
DLD College London now features in School House Magazine. The magazine launched in March 2007 and offers parents genuine insight into the world of independent education.
The DLD Fringe Group held the first drama production, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ seminal work Great Expectations, in the college’s stunning new atrium this week. DLD student and Kensington resident Guillermo Chacártegui was outstanding as one of the leading characters Mr Jaggers, Miss Havisham’s savvy lawyer and Pip’s guardian.