The River Thames outside DLD College London


Racial & Cultural Diversity: Heads Speak

21st September 20

DLD College London features in the new Autumn/Winter 2020 edition of School House magazine. Editor Annabel Heseltine asked DLD Principal Irfan Latif to comment on the sensitive issue of racial and cultural diversity and how we approach education and understanding within our community. The full feature can be read on pages 62 to 66 via…

From the Principal #87

18th September 20

Walking around College and seeing students and staff in classrooms, the Atrium, in the boarding house, the Global Kitchen and on the new Sports Pitch and Wellbeing Garden has been both heartening and reassuring. I have been delighted by how everyone is adapting to the new school ‘normal’. I believe it is a testament to…

New House System for Lower School

18th September 20

A brand new House System has been introduced this year for the Lower School. Students have been allocated to either Westminster House or Marylebone House and will be competing this year for the first ever DLD House Cup. Commendations received will contribute to House points and competitions to be held across Academic Faculties, Sports and…

DLDillionaire Winners

18th September 20

During induction week, new students took part in an online quiz called “Who wants to be a DLDillionairre” based on the popular game show. The quiz gave the opportunity for students who were quarantining in the boarding house, at home or who had not entered the UK yet to get together. There were two rounds…

Finalists for TWO Prestigious Awards

15th September 20

DLD College London, is delighted to have been announced as a finalist for two prestigious awards including 2020 Independent Boarding School of the Year & 2020 Independent School of the Year for International Student Experience. Independent Schools of the Year 2020 is an awards scheme which celebrate the success stories of schools and their students…

From the Principal #86

11th September 20

A heartfelt and warm welcome to DLD College London, whether you are a current family or have joined DLD this week for the first time. I’m delighted to be writing to you, our DLD community, with the first edition for this academic year of ‘From The Principal’, which you’ll receive every Friday around 5 pm…

Sid achieves his place at Oxford University

2nd September 20

This August, Sid secured a much-coveted place at Oxford University. He obtained A grade results in History and Politics and will now go on to read History at Harris Manchester College at Oxford University. Sid can’t wait to start at Oxford but will be back to see us as he’s promised to advise the next…

GCSE Results Success for DLD College London

20th August 20

DLD College London is celebrating its students’ GCSE results today (20 August), announcing 45% were graded 9-7 (A* – A), significantly above the national average of 27.6%. In addition, 29% of the results were graded 9-8 (A*), almost two thirds (64%) were graded 9-6 (A*-B) and 94% were graded 9-4 (A*-C). An impressive third of…

Government U-Turn gives students the A Level results they deserve

19th August 20

After the dramatic U-turn from the government last night, DLD College London students are celebrating their justified teacher assessed results. This now means that we can report that our incredible Class of 2020 achieved a total of 50% A*-A grades, 76% A*-B, 93% A*-C and a 100% overall pass rate. These results represent a significant…

Media comment about 2020 A Level Results

17th August 20

Principal Irfan Latif is featured in an Independent School Parents’ report on the A Level appeals process. Irfan expresses the view that our students deserve their teacher assessed grades and not those from an algorithm. Full article available to view here:    

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