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DLD College London
DLD College London
DLD College London
DLD College London
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DLD College London South Bank, London Visit
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DLD College London
South Bank
370 pupils, ages 13-19
Mixed
Day and Boarding

DLD College London

This day and boarding co-ed for teenagers aged 13 to 19 is something out of the ordinary. Slap bang in central London, its bold, undulating façade nestles on the South Bank, offering a dynamic, grown-up space for students from over 60 countries to learn and live within its walls. Yet for all its modernist looks, at its essence, says deputy head academic Dr Sarah Watson, it’s ‘a small school environment, with small classes and lots of attention’. Just five minutes’ walk from Westminster Tube and Waterloo mainline stations, the DLD College London campu...
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  • Fees and bursaries

    Day fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8 -
    Year 9 £9,600
    Year 10£9,600
    Year 11£9,600
    Year 12£9,600
    Year 13£9,600
    Boarding fees per term

    Year 7-
    Year 8 -
    Year 9 £17,200
    Year 10 £17,200
    Year 11£17,200
    Year 12£17,200
    Year 13£17,200




    Bursaries
    The bursary programme at DLD College London is funded by the Gold Standard Charitable Trust and the Alpha Plus Group. Means-tested grants of up to 100 per cent of fees are offered to students who show potential but are unable to afford tuition fees (please note, accommodation costs are not covered). These are available to all students with a British passport, and decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. A student does not need to win a scholarship in order to be considered for a bursary.

    Bursary contact:
    Head of Admissions Victoria Davies Jones
    dld-admissions@dld.org
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School Updates

  • DLD College London Appoints Student Council

    DLD College London, a multi-award-winning school, has announced the appointment of a new Student Council following a meticulous application and election process.
    DLD College London Appoints Student Council
  • DLD College London Announces New Principal

    DLD College London, a leading independent school in the heart of London, is pleased to announce the appointment of James Kidd as the new Principal, effective September 2024.
    DLD College London Announces New Principal
  • Inspiring Inspection Success for DLD College London

    DLD College London, a pioneering independent school for students aged 13 to 19, is celebrating exceptional success following a recent inspection.
    Inspiring Inspection Success for DLD College London
  • DLD College London Students Shine at Media Conference

    Year 13 Media Studies students from the multi-award-winning DLD College London, recently had the opportunity to attend the prestigious Media Magazine Conference at the British Film Institute, London.
    DLD College London Students Shine at Media Conference
  • Top of the Class!... DLD Students Celebrate Mathematics Challenge Success

    Talented students at DLD College London have excelled in a prestigious, national mathematics challenge organised by the UK Mathematical Trust, securing a series of top accolades.
    Top of the Class!... DLD Students Celebrate Mathematics Challenge Success
  • Record-Breaking Creative Competition Success for DLD College London

    DLD College London is celebrating remarkable success after its students competed in a highly-esteemed creative challenge, securing a quintuplet of much-coveted awards.
    Record-Breaking Creative Competition Success for DLD College London
  • DLD College London partners with Goodnotes for Research Launch

    DLD College London partners with Goodnotes for Research Launch
  • Impressive GCSE Results at DLD College London

    DLD College London is honouring the outstanding accomplishments of its students as they receive their GCSE results.
    Impressive GCSE Results at DLD College London
  • Outstanding Academic Results at DLD College London

    DLD College London is celebrating the exceptional achievements of its students today (17 August), as they secure remarkable A Level and BTEC results.
    Outstanding Academic Results at DLD College London
  • A Resounding Success… DLD College London Celebrates 100% IFP Pass Rate

    DLD College London has announced an exceptional 100% pass rate for its International Foundation Programme (IFP), with one third of students awarded the coveted Distinction grade for achieving 75% or more overall.
    A Resounding Success… DLD College London Celebrates 100% IFP Pass Rate
  • View from the Top: Irfan Latif on bridging the gap between tradition and innovation in education

    View from the Top: Irfan Latif on bridging the gap between tradition and innovation in education
  • DLD College London Celebrates School Inspection Success as it Gears Up for Growth

    Staff members and students at DLD College London are jubilant following a hugely successful inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI), as the multi-award-winning school prepares to welcome Year 9 students from September 2023.
    DLD College London Celebrates School Inspection Success as it Gears Up for Growth
  • DLD College Sport Students Participate in Professional Sessions

    Aspiring athletes and sports students at DLD College London have gained an invaluable insight into the professional sports industry during a duo of highly-anticipated workshops.
    DLD College Sport Students Participate in Professional Sessions
  • Creative Students Celebrated at DLD College London

    Students and staff members at DLD College London are triumphant as they celebrate success and a duo of accolades in a prestigious, national creative competition.
    Creative Students Celebrated at DLD College London
  • DLD College London Unveils State-of-the-Art Esports Suite

    DLD College London has unveiled its pioneering new Esports suite The Dragons Den, welcoming Professor Bobbie Fletcher, Academic Director at the College of Esports, as guest of honour to officiate proceedings.
    DLD College London Unveils State-of-the-Art Esports Suite
  • DLD College London Students Commended for Chemistry Challenge Success

    DLD College London Students Commended for Chemistry Challenge Success
  • GSCE Results Success at DLD College London!

    DLD College London is celebrating its students’ exceptional GCSE results today (25 August), announcing significant increases on 2019’s results when students last sat invigilated examinations.
    GSCE Results Success at DLD College London!
  • WATCH: A distinctive multi-award-winning school

    WATCH: A distinctive multi-award-winning school
  • DLD College London Students Graduate at the Houses of Parliament

    Graduating students at DLD College London have attended a prestigious celebratory ceremony, held at the historic Houses of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster.
    DLD College London Students Graduate at the Houses of Parliament
  • See DLD College London in our Senior Boarding Schools Guide.

    See DLD College London in our Senior Boarding Schools Guide.
  • See DLD College in our London Senior Schools Guide

    See DLD College in our London Senior Schools Guide
  • DLD College London Student Scoops Shortlisting at National Film Awards

    A highly-creative student from DLD College London, Yeva Novitska, has showcased phenomenal cinematography skills and secured a much-coveted shortlisting for ‘Best Film’ at the prestigious INTO Film Awards 2022.
    DLD College London Student Scoops Shortlisting at National Film Awards
  • Moving schools in Year 11: the lowdown on one-year GCSE courses

    Moving schools in Year 11: the lowdown on one-year GCSE courses
  • DLD pioneers innovative curriculum for new Year 9 opening

    DLD College London is opening its doors to Year 9 students from September 2023, consolidating the school’s unique space in the education sector as it innovates and leads new ways of delivering education, while striving to create unique learning opportunities for its students.
    DLD pioneers innovative curriculum for new Year 9 opening
  • Record-Breaking EPQ Results at DLD College London

    DLD College London is celebrating its best ever set of Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) results, with 100% of students in this year’s all-female programme cohort securing the coveted top grades of A* - A.
    Record-Breaking EPQ Results at DLD College London
  • WATCH: DLD London - A Distinctive Multi-Award-Winning School

    WATCH: DLD London - A Distinctive Multi-Award-Winning School

Essentials

Address
199 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 7FX

Contact
dld-admissions@dld.org
020 7935 8411

Website
dldcollege.co.uk/

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