DLD College London hosts co-curricular activities fair

The independent school has brought students together at its first major event of the year to launch its new co-curricular calendar

An independent school in London has launched a new co-curricular calendar at its first event of the year.

DLD College London held a co-curricular activities fair in its atrium, where students were able to discover the clubs, societies and activities on offer this year.

The school has switched up its normal timetable this year, allowing more time for co-curricular activities by giving them a designated slot in the timetable. Students are encouraged to sign up to a minimum of two activities, or one in their final A-level year.

The school said the programme provides opportunities to “supplement the learning in college” and is an “important element of the school timetable, enabling students to develop new friendships, whilst learning soft skills such as time management and commitment”.

DLD College London principal, Irfan Latif, said: “We are proud to launch our extensive co-curricular programme for this academic year at a whole-school event, with an array of activities designed to supplement and extend the first-class work done in the classroom.

“The innovative programme is built around our students needs and wants, supporting them on their educational journey and developing their whole character.”

There are over 50 activities, including sports such as boxing, football and fencing. Societies include law, Herodotus and international societies, and clubs include knit and natter, ukulele band and graphic animation.

DLD College London offers students aged 14–19 the opportunity to study a wide range of GCSEs, A-Levels, BTEC courses and International Foundation Programmes. The school also offers an Academic Preparation Programme.


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