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Category: Top News

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…

Lower School House Debating Final

11th January 21

On the final day of term before the Christmas break, Marylebone and Westminster Houses went head to head in the grand finale of the Lower School debating contest. Michelle, Noelle & Mehmet from Marylebone were arguing that the internet does more harm than good, and they were up against Afag, Lola and Vadim who were…

From The Principal #99

8th January 21

Happy New Year! And what a start we have had to 2021! We were all hoping that 2021 would be very different to 2020 and it hasn’t failed to deliver in that respect! Who would have thought that we would have gone into another period of national lockdown including the closure of schools and colleges,…

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…

Record IELTS Exam Results

7th January 21

Despite the global challenges of late, the language journey continues in earnest at DLD College London. The Academic English Department has much to celebrate in terms of the recent IELTS exam results. An astounding 65% of the students who sat the exam in December achieved at least the college target grade, meeting and even exceeding…

Vice Principal Award for Jessica

6th January 21

Jessica in Year 12 was recognised at the end of last term with the Vice Principal’s Award from Marie-Do Reza, Vice Principal (Academic). Jessica is a Hulme Alpha Scholar and has received 15 commendations in total over the Autumn Term and is recognised for her success and contribution to school life.

Christmas in Boarding

5th January 21

Undeniably, 2020 was a special year for all of us. We faced a lot of difficulties — but the biggest of all was that some international students like myself could not go back to their home country to gather with their family during the holidays; it was my first time spending Christmas in the UK….

Thoughts from an Art & Design Teacher Trainee

4th January 21

DLD College London was my first teacher training placement through the UCL Institute of Education. As an Art and Design PGCE student, I had the tremendous opportunity to become a part of the exciting and robust art department. Although temporary, the experience will always have a permanent place in my heart! This was potentially the…