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DLD College

Address: 199 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7FX
Number of Pupils: 400
Ages: 14-19 co-ed boarding and day school
Fees: Course fees from £23,950 to £31,000 per annum; accommodation from £18,900 to £29,400 per annum
Head Teacher: MrIrfan Latif
Entrance Procedure: Selective based on personal interview, GCSE or equivalent grades if applicable.
Religious Affiliation: None
Email: Admissions Registrar; [email protected]
School Visits: Personal school visits can be arranged upon request. The next Open Evening is 21st May 2020.

The Curriculum

DLD offers 30 A-level course options as well as BTECH courses in business, media and music tech, nine IFP courses, one year and two year GCSE, and the DLD Academic Preparation Course.

Games & the Arts

We recognise the benefits of regular exercise and students are encouraged to keep active through a range of activities including football, netball, yoga, rowing, running club, swimming and many more. Our co-curricular programme encompasses music, drama and art clubs, cultural trips, DofE, concerts, events and much more.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral care is a strength at DLD which is demonstrated by the opening of our award-winning Wellbeing Centre in 2018 allowing students to access a range of support services in one location within College. This includes the College Nurse, Counsellors, Life Coach, Head of Wellbeing and Student Liasion Officer. Boarders receive only the best, individualised pastoral care through Houseparents and Personal Tutors who meet with students every week.

University Places

Every year DLD College students secure places at top Russell Group universities including Oxbridge and universities in the US.

Head teacher’s Philosophy

‘We aim to provide our students with the very best holistic, all-round education to prepare them for world class universities and beyond. There are a number of essential components to such an education: excellent pastoral care and outstanding teaching, a wide range of co-curricular opportunities and world-class facilities to name but a few.’

Outstanding Characteristics

 Award-winning Wellbeing Centre

– Oustanding academic results

– Excellent pastoral care (ISI October 2019)

– Urban boarding philosophy (nominated for Boarding
   School of the Year 2020)

– Aspiring to be a Microsoft Showcase School

– Central London location

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