Vice Principal (Pastoral)
Tom Hadcroft joined DLD College London in August 2016, overseeing the boarding and pastoral areas of the College. He is wholly committed to strengthening the excellent support structures that the college have to offer and can draw on a wealth of experience in the UK and International contexts.
Tom was a Senior Houseparent at Collège Alpin Beau Soleil for five years, an international boarding school located in the Swiss Alps. Prior to this experience he worked for seven years as Assistant Boarding Housemaster and Head of Department at St John’s School, Leatherhead. Previous to that, he worked both in the UK and Europe in the education and finance sectors.
Tom has a particular interest in the emotional well-being of the students. He is focussed on providing an enhanced framework, ensuring the whole community is focussed on realising the individual potential of the students. He has worked to develop the College’s Wellbeing Centre and define the urban boarding experience.
Tom has experience as an International School Accreditor for CIS and is a Mental Health First Aid Youth instructor. He holds a MSc in Computing from Leicester de Montfort University and an MRes in Technology Enhanced Learning from Lancaster University, awarded in 2018.