Welcome to the Abbey DLD Group of Colleges

The Abbey DLD Group of Colleges consists of three independent sixth form colleges located in Cambridge, London and Manchester. We offer GCSE, A-Level, BTEC, Foundation, Pre-Sessional, and Combined Studies Programmes. Since 1931, Abbey DLD has been synonymous with premium quality education, top university destinations, and enriching student experiences.

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Yuliia | Ukraine

‘The teacher’s aim is your success, and you really feel their passion for their subjects.’

Arsalan | Pakistan

‘The college gave me the confidence to apply to a great university, and the knowledge to achieve the score to get in!’

Alice | United Kingdom

I like how the education is very focused, with small class sizes, and how informal the relationships with teachers are.’

Modou | Gambia

My tutor helped me to prepare my university application and gave me advice on how to write my personal statement.’

Zhamilya | Kazakhstan

‘I loved being the captain of my house and was very proud to be voted business student of the year.’

Results & Destinations

Our students achieve strong academic results across a wide range of courses and subjects, progressing on to join top UK and global universities.


GCSE Results



GCSE Results



GCSE Results



Average Score

Abbey College Cambridge


Average Score

DLD College London


Average Score

Abbey College Manchester


A-Level Results



A-Level Results



A-Level Results


Why Choose Abbey DLD?

DLD Abbey Colleges

Since 1931, Abbey DLD has been synonymous with high quality education, strong university destinations and enriching experiences. As an Abbey DLD student, you will leave college equipped with the skills and grades you need to progress in your career, having made friends and discoveries to remember for a life time.

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12 Aug 2021

The Abbey DLD Group of Colleges are celebrating another impressive set of GCSE results in 2021. 40% of GCSEs taken by students across our three colleges achieved the top grades of 9 or 8, and over 90% of GCSEs were marked at grade 4 or above this year (the equivalent to grade C and higher...

10 Aug 2021

Students at the Abbey DLD Group of Colleges have achieved an exceptional set of A Level results in 2021. This year more than a third (34%) of A Levels taken by our students achieved the top A* grade, with nearly two thirds (64%) of A Levels marked at grades A*-A. 86% of students achieved A*-B...

5 Jul 2021

Abbey DLD Group of Colleges International Foundation Programme students are celebrating after another impressive set of results in 2021. Our International Foundation Programme is an intensive one year (year 13) academic programme that offers international students direct entry to a wide range of UK universities. It as available at all three of our international colleges;...

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