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.

33

GCSE Results

9-8

51

GCSE Results

9-7

88

GCSE Results

9-5

75

Average Score

Abbey College Cambridge

72

Average Score

DLD College London

71

Average Score

Abbey College Manchester

29

A-Level Results

A*

62

A-Level Results

A*-A

84

A-Level Results

A*-B

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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WHAT'S ON

13 Jan 2021

On Monday 4th January 2021, the UK Government announced a new national lockdown taking effect immediately.  As part of the lockdown, the government announced the physical closure of all schools and colleges until after the February half term. In line with government guidelines our colleges are now delivering learning online.

4 Jan 2021

On Wednesday 30th December 2020 the UK Government updated their guidance on the re-opening of schools and colleges in January 2021. More information on the government guidance can be found here. In all three of our colleges we are preparing for the start of term in line with these guidelines, this means that for students...

13 Jul 2020

This year our Foundation students have much to be proud of, achieving an impressive set of results across all pathways and at all colleges. The average foundation score achieved by Abbey DLD students this year stands at an amazing 73%, a score that would enable progression to a wide range of  undergraduate course at prestigious...

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