Honourable Shortlist Nomination for DLD College London Principal


DLD College London’s esteemed Principal Irfan Latif, has been awarded a coveted spot on the shortlist for the prestigious Tatler Schools’ ‘Best Head of a Public School’ 2024 accolade.

The highly-anticipated nominations were unveiled by the Tatler Schools Guide team, curators of the definitive guide which showcases the finest prep and public schools across the country. Following a meticulous process to shortlist 300 schools, which consisted of visits, surveys and input from the wider public, the elite list was compiled by the title’s panel of education industry experts.

Irfan Latif received the coveted recognition for going above and beyond, with nominations for the awards obtained from a variety of sources, including public votes.

Commenting on his shortlisting, Irfan said: “I am deeply honoured to have been nominated for the prestigious title of ‘Best Head of a Public School’ by Tatler. This recognition is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our entire school community, including our exceptional staff, talented students, and supportive parents. Throughout my tenure as the Principal of DLD, I have strived to create an environment that fosters academic excellence, character development, and a commitment to lifelong learning. Our school’s success is not just measured by academic achievements but also by the values we instil in our students – values of tolerance, respect and kindness.

“I want to express my gratitude to Tatler for acknowledging the importance of education and leadership in the public school system. This nomination serves as a reminder of the tremendous responsibility we have in shaping the future of our students and our society. I look forward to the opportunity to continue serving the DLD community, nurturing young minds, and working tirelessly to ensure that our beloved school remains a place of growth, inspiration, and achievement.

“Thank you once again for this humbling recognition. Together, we will continue to make a positive impact on the lives of our students and the world they will shape in the future.

DLD College London is hosting an open evening on Thursday 28th September from 5pm.