After the dramatic U-turn from the government, 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.
Of those students who took 3 or more A Levels, a third (34%) achieved three or more A*/A grades and 60% achieved three or more A*/B grades.
Many subjects at the school also achieved 100% A*-C grades including English, History, Geography, Politics, Sociology, History of Art, Film Studies, Art & Design, Music, Psychology, Biology, Chemistry, Further Maths and the languages, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Russian.
These results represent a significant improvement from previous years and are rightly very well deserved. After many months of hard work in incredibly difficult circumstances and requiring huge amounts of determination and resilience, the students embraced the online learning provided, which continued throughout the whole of lockdown, to secure their results.
Our teachers worked closely with every student both pastorally and academically to ensure they were fully supported along the way and understood how important every piece of homework and test would contribute to evidence for their grades. Timetables continued online from day one of the lockdown and every effort went into guiding the students through this unsettling period.
Principal Irfan Latif commented, “This talented Class of 2020 have had to deal with a lot during the pandemic and we have been impressed by the resilience and determination they have shown throughout. From the beginning they should have received the centre-assessed grades that teachers and schools painstakingly produced during the crisis. The outstanding results attained by this cohort will certainly open doors but their personality and character will keep them open. I am delighted that our students will now receive the results they so rightly deserve.”
These brilliant results enable them to progress to top universities in the UK and overseas and to study the courses of their choice.
Some early confirmed university places include:
Our BTEC students are celebrating another year of brilliant results. Almost half (43%) of the BTEC Extended Diploma students achieved D*D*D*-DDD, the equivalent to three A*-A grades at A Level, 62% of students achieved all Distinctions and Merits – equivalent to three A*-B grade A levels, and 91% achieved D*D*D*-MMM, the equivalent of three A*-C grades. Two thirds (67%) of students achieved the equivalent of at least one A*-B grade
In Business BTEC, 40% of results were graded D*-D, equivalent to three A*-A grades in A Level, and 70% of results were equivalent to three A*-B grades in A Level.
In Creative Digital Media Production BTEC, 27% of results were at at D*, equivalent to three A* A Level grades, 45% of results were graded D*-D, equivalent to three A*-A grade in A Level, and 55% were equivalent to three A*-B A Level grades.
Early confirmed destinations include:
A BTEC Certificate is equivalent to one A Level grade and our students achieved extremely high results.
This year 58 international Foundation Programme students completed their IFP exams online. They were a resounding success for both students and teachers as almost half of the cohort achieved a Distinction.
In all, 98% of students passed with a result of 40% or above and just under half the students achieved a ‘Distinction’ with a result of 75% or above. The Economics & Advanced Maths programme achieved an average score of 80% and Engineering achieved 78%.
A selection of destinations for this year’s students include:
Business & Economics
Sai Gondesi – King’s College London: ‘Political Economy’
Polina Korola – City, University of London: ‘Banking and International Finance’
Pisour Sarat – City, University of London: ‘Business Management’
Economics & Maths
Yue (Melody) Yin – King’s College London: ‘Psychology’
Milana Khadartceva – King’s College London: ‘Economics’
Mostafa Abulyazeed – Queen Mary Unviersity: ‘Mechanical Engineering with Industrial Experience’
Alexandra Zhang – London College of Fashion (LCF – part of UAL): ‘Design Technology: Womenswear’
Faizan Maqsood – Durham University: ‘Marketing & Management’
Yuetian (Gordon) Dai – London College of Fashion (LCF – part of UAL) ‘Fashion Management’
Jihe (Charles) Yang – Central Saint Martins: Pre- degree ‘Fashion Folio Course’
DLD College London is celebrating its students’ GCSE results.
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 96% were graded 9-4 (A*-C).
An impressive third of the students achieved grades 9-6 (A*-B) in all of their subjects and over a fifth of students (22%) achieved at least one grade 9. Of those who took five or more GCSEs over a third (36%) achieved all grades 9-6.
Star student Nina, from Ukraine, achieved grade 9s in English Language, English Literature, Maths, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, plus a grade 8 in Art.
All of these students completed their GCSEs on our one year intensive course which makes these achievements even more impressive.
In addition, 100% pass rates (Grades 9-4) were achieved in teh following subjects: English Language & Literature, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Economics, Music, Italian & Spanish.
DLD College London DLD College London students are celebrating another excellent set of results, once again far exceeding the national average. Staff and students can be proud of the A Level results with 26% gaining the top grades of A*- A and with a 98% pass rate, with 54% achieving A*- B and 78% achieving A*- C grades. The College has a lot to celebrate not only at A-level, but also at BTEC where students achieved an outstanding pass rate of 100% and the International Foundation Programmes (IFP) where students’ achieved a 96% pass rate.
DLD is proud of its high performing and diligent students who are reaping the benefits of their hard work and the excellent teaching, pastoral care and support they receive from their teachers.
The College continues to place students at many of the most prestigious universities in the country and abroad. We are proud of all our students’ results and the progress they have made during their time with us. There were many outstanding results from a large number of students including:
“I would like to pay tribute to the excellent staff at DLD College London who go that extra mile to support the students through their A Levels, BTEC and IFP courses and in particular to Michael Brett, our Head of University & Careers who has worked tirelessly to help the students gain those coveted university places. As we celebrate with these students, we remember that these results, together with the wide range of experiences and opportunities offered at DLD has helped prepare each and every student for the next stage in their journey of lifelong learning. We wish each and every one of them every success in the future and look forward to hearing about their successes through the DLD Alumni network.”
Irfan H Latif
DLD College London’s BTEC students achieved another great set of results. For the sixth successive year students posted a 100% pass rate, with 39% achieving the equivalent of A*-A. We are so pleased with our students; their results are reward for their hard work.
There were many outstanding results across a range of students from a number of students including:
Head of BTEC, Fumi St Marthe said “congratulations to all BTEC students for their fantastic results! They have all worked exceptionally hard under the continued support and guidance of their dedicated teachers. It is wonderful to see our students rewarded for all their efforts. I wish them every success in the future, whether it be at university, on an apprenticeship scheme or in employment.”
DLD College London is celebrating its students’ exceptional GCSE results.
An impressive 70% 9-4 (A*-C) with 28% graded 9-7 (A* – A). The cohort achieved a 94% pass rate despite the tougher nature of the reformed GCSEs now adopting the new 9-1 grading system.
This is particularly notable as all the students have undertaken the fast track intensive one-year GCSE programme.
One high-achiever, Sophia achieved 5 x 9s, 2 x 8s and a 7.
Congratulations to all our students.
We are delighted to announce that DLD International Foundation Programme students are celebrating a fantastic set of results. An impressive 96% of students passed the course and 33% of the 55 strong cohort achieved 75% or more overall and were therefore awarded a distinction.
Head of the International Fashion Management Programme said, “the IFP students have received an excellent set of results! It is great to see how so many of them are now going on to pursue their academic studies at University Level. They worked very hard last year and provided us with many memorable moments. Have fun, but work hard… wishing you all the best next year!”
These results have enabled our students to secure places at some of the most prestigious universities in the UK. Some notable successes are listed below: