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IELTS Exam Update

8th December 23

Every year, the first week in December is a milestone week for our international students, who make up over one third of the student body in college. They are able…

English Department Update

4th November 23

Armistice Day Here at DLD, we are lucky to be located so close to the Imperial War Museum which has a permanent exhibition about the First World War. Known at…

First student to complete 10 book challenge

19th May 23

Back in March, the English Department announced the Ten-Book Challenge. Three separate lists were drawn up for Year 10/11, Year 12 and DLD staff. In this new age of ChatGPT…

Winner of the 2022 Winter Essay Competition

24th January 23

In the 2022 Winter Essay Competition, students analysed the potential effects of Kwasi Kwarteng’s proposed mini budget. Entrants evaluated the possible impacts on homeowners, the economy, and the UK population…

IELTS Exam Saturday 3rd December 2022

9th December 22

Despite the dark and gloomy start to the day, the sun began to break through the clouds, brightening up the surroundings. The welcome warmth and light complemented the mood and…

Penning poems, theatre trips and more from the English Department

9th December 22

Year 10 English students were busy this week penning poems for the Greenpeace National Poetry Competition. Students were given the task of writing poems in a variety of forms on…

Feminine Power Exhibition at the British Museum

29th September 22

A Level Classics students went on a trip to the British Museum to visit the Feminine Power : from the Divine to the Demonic Exhibition on Friday 23 September. Despite…

Walking tour of Elizabethan and Jacobean London

30th June 22

Simon Pearson, Head of English, led a group of English Literature Year 12 students on a walking tour of Elizabethan and Jacobean London. The first stop on our journey was…

English-Speaking Union Public Speaking Competition

18th March 22

On Monday our Public Speaking Team took part in the regional finals of the English-Speaking Union Public Speaking Competition at Dartmouth House in Mayfair. The contest took place in the…

Exceptional IELTS Results

13th January 22

On Saturday 4th December 2021, over 100 students of the Academic English Department, all with varying levels of English, took their first external and official exam of the academic year….