The River Thames outside DLD College London

Category: Principal’s Blog

From the Principal #75

27th March 20

British schools have never had to work under such challenging circumstances since WW2. With the whole of the UK in lockdown since Monday evening of this week, I have been overwhelmed by the determination and resilience demonstrated by our students and staff. I would like to publicly thank all of my staff, both teachers and…

From the Principal #74

20th March 20

The strength of the DLD Community has never been so evident as these last few days as we all come to terms with the rapidly changing Coronavirus situation. The unwavering support of all the staff at DLD College has been incredible to see and I would like to extend my heartfelt thanks for everything that…

From the Principal #73

13th March 20

We are living in uncertain times globally due to the COVID-19 pandemic and it is a worrying and stressful time for many in our community. I therefore want to reassure you that our aim at DLD College London is always to put the best interests of our students first. We are a place of education…

From the Principal #72

6th March 20

C S Lewis, the great novelist and poet best known for his fictional work The Chronicles of Narnia, once wrote: ‘Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.’…

From the Principal #71

28th February 20

So we have come back from our half-time talk, eaten all the oranges, tended to any cuts and bruises and are ready to take on the second half with renewed determination, vigour and enthusiasm. And we have seen this in abundance this week from our students. The DLD International Day event run entirely by our…

From the Principal #70

17th February 20

And so the half time whistle is about to blow and after we have taken our slice of orange, taken shelter from the rain and wind and had any scrapes and injuries seen to, we huddle together to reflect on how we have performed in the first half. Did we play to our strengths? Did…