June Newsletter – 2024

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our students for their overwhelmingly positive feedback on our school’s induction program. Your kind words ranging from “excellent” to “awesome” are truly appreciated. It’s immensely rewarding to know that our efforts have contributed to such a positive start to your journey with us. We remain committed to providing an enriching and supportive environment for your continued growth and success. Thank you for inspiring us with your enthusiasm and for making our community even stronger.


English Language

In the English department this month, students have been:

  • Improving spoken accuracy and fluency through a series of debates, discussions and presentations.
  • Sharing cultural identities and backgrounds through presentations.
  • Developing written skills through a series of tasks focusing on email etiquette, layout, language and structure.
  • Listening for gist and specific detail in a range of natural, real world audios

Higher Education

Our Higher Education (BTEC Hospitality Management (HM) and International Travel and Tourism Management (ITTM)) students started their 2024 Summer Term on 18th May 2024.

  • HN ITTM students will be studying their last term with us.
  • HNC HM students are excited as the units they will cover this term consist of more hands-on practices such as field trips to hotels and restaurants.
  • As part of the Food and Beverage Operations Unit, “International Food Day” will be held at our Limehouse Library Hotel. As a part of  Managing Customer Experience Unit, students will be organising a conference in real life settings.

We wish them a fruitful term. 


We extend our heartfelt gratitude to our students for their overwhelmingly positive feedback on our school’s induction program. Your kind words ranging from “excellent” to “awesome” are truly appreciated. It’s immensely rewarding to know that our efforts have contributed to such a positive start to your journey with us. We remain committed to providing an enriching and supportive environment for your continued growth and success. Thank you for inspiring us with your enthusiasm and for making our community even stronger.

We greatly appreciate your feedback and take your suggestions into serious consideration. Rest assured, we are diligently evaluating ways to address any areas for improvement identified, ensuring an even more fulfilling experience for all future students.


Since you have graduated from Docklands Academy London, have you been looking to further your studies or job-hunting? If you are unsure about what to do next, we recommend you have a look at these platforms that will help give you a push forward.

The TravelTech Show

19 - 20 June 2024

Attention students! Exciting news: The TravelTech Show is back! Join the show at ExCeL on June 19-20, 2024, for their 21st anniversary celebration. Explore the fusion of travel and technology in an immersive experience. Don’t miss out!

UKHospitality Summer Conference 2024

13 June 2024

Calling all aspiring hospitality professionals! Don’t miss the UKHospitality Summer Conference, where over 300 industry leaders gather for inspiring talks, innovative ideas, and invaluable networking. This exclusive event offers a platform for learning, debate, and connection, shaping the future of hospitality. Mark your calendars and be part of this transformative experience!

Special Offers & Discounts

At Docklands Academy London, we are offering our Alumni a very special offer! If you register a friend, you will be entitled to a free English class for a week! The person you recommend will be offered a %20 discount!

And more! In your next visit to Docklands Academy London, come and we’ll offer you a 20% alumni discount to use in our partner restaurants and hotel.

You can contact us for more information!

We are offering exclusive course discounts to employees of our partners from TAS Group (TAS, Ev, Hazev, Amora Gusto Restaurants, and Limehouse Library Hotel), emphasizing the importance of English proficiency in career growth. Enjoy a 40% discount in the first month and 20% off in subsequent months on English courses.

Higher Education courses, which are tailored to facilitate your adaptation to the UK sectors, ensuring specialization, qualification, and enhanced career opportunities. Enjoy 30% off in the first year (HNC) and 20% off in the second year (HND).

You can contact us for more information!

Career Events

Our team recently had the pleasure of attending the EnglishUK London Regional meeting! As avid participants in industry events, we ensure our finger remains firmly on the pulse of the latest education sector news and updates, particularly in English language learning within London. Engaging with diverse institutions, including agents, accommodation providers, and fellow schools, is integral to our commitment to offering exemplary service to our students. Through networking, sharing insights, and forging new connections, we strive to continuously enhance our offerings, ensuring our students receive the highest quality education and support. See you at the next EnglishUK meeting, where collaboration and growth await!

Health and Wellbeing

24 - 30 June World WellBeing Week

In the wake of the pandemic, the importance of wellbeing has never been clearer. We’ve witnessed remarkable adaptability and resilience worldwide, sparking a global conversation about mental, physical, and emotional health.

Throughout this week, we’re here to support every student on their journey to wellness as always. Whether you need guidance, resources, or simply someone to listen, our team is dedicated to your wellbeing.

Let’s come together to celebrate resilience, interconnectedness, and the power of collective action.

Keep an eye out for specific announcements for Mental Awareness Week.

  • Student welfare services are available to all Docklands Academy London students who may be experiencing problems such as difficulties with coursework, problems settling in, homesickness, bullying, financial difficulties, health and wellbeing issues, family problems and any forms of abuse. The Academy is committed to providing comprehensive and confidential services to our students. Should any student need support outside of the welfare office usual working hours, they will be able to contact an officer on the following number: 07936848637

Student of the Month
May 2024

Cantea Vasile!

Congratulations, Cantea! You are our Student of the Month!


You were selected based on your diligence and the extent to which you have increased your self-assurance during your first term at DAL.

You will recieve a voucher that can be redeemed in our Canteen for
One Free Meal!


Well Done!

Field Trips

June 2024


Our students recently ventured into Chelsea for a day filled with cultural delights. We strolled along Kings Road, exploring boutique shops and trendy cafes. At the Saatchi Gallery, we were mesmerized by contemporary art. The highlight was Chelsea Barracks, where stunning blown glass sculptures captivated us. This journey wasn’t just about sightseeing; it was a celebration of creativity and camaraderie. As we bid farewell to Chelsea, our hearts brimmed with unforgettable memories.

National Gallery

Our recent visit to the National Gallery was a journey through centuries of artistic brilliance. Guided by passionate curators, we immersed ourselves in the beauty of masterpieces by Van Gogh, Da Vinci, and more. It was a transformative experience, deepening our appreciation for art’s timeless power to inspire and connect us across generations. Stepping into the hallowed halls, we were captivated by the intricate brushstrokes and vibrant hues that adorned the walls.

Social and Leisure Programme June 2024

Here are some activities with the teachers of Docklands Academy London

Greenwich Market

Welcome to Greenwich Market!

Our class trip promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of historic Greenwich. Explore cobblestone lanes filled with handcrafted treasures, vintage fashion, and global delicacies. Enjoy delicious street food and soak up the atmosphere with stunning views of the Thames. Discover the market’s rich history, from the Clocktower to the Cutty Sark. Let’s make memories exploring this vibrant hub of culture and creativity together!
with Paul

Thames Path

Lost yourself in the rich history and breathtaking beauty of England’s most famous river. From the bustling streets of London to the serene countryside, every step reveals a new story.

Our class trip promises adventure and education intertwined. Wander through picturesque villages, discover hidden gems, and marvel at landmarks. As we stroll along the Thames Path, you’ll witness nature in all its glory, from graceful swans to towering willows. Feel the pulse of London’s heartbeat as we explore its vibrant riverfront culture.

with Paul

Victoria Park

Step into an exciting journey at Victoria Park! Experience nature’s beauty as we wander through lush trails, uncovering fascinating flora and listening to the melodies of birds. Engage in hands-on learning sessions led by expert guides, delving into the park’s rich history and ecological importance. Capture moments of joy as we walk amidst stunning vistas and share experiences. Let’s create unforgettable memories together at Victoria Park – where exploration meets adventure!

with Raajal

Regent's Canal

Set sail on an unforgettable journey along Regent’s Canal! Dive into London’s rich history as you glide past picturesque scenery and iconic landmarks. Learn about the canal’s vital role in the city’s industrial past and its vibrant present. Engage in interactive activities, from spotting wildlife to discovering hidden gems along the towpath. Uncover tales of Victorian engineering marvels and modern-day canal life. This class trip promises a blend of education and adventure that will leave lasting memories for all! 

with Raajal

Social Calendar June 2024

Here are a few suggestions of what you can do in London this month

Kensington Palace

Experience the grandeur of British royalty with a visit to Kensington Palace. Step into the State Apartments, where Queen Victoria was born and raised, and explore the elegant rooms adorned with exquisite artwork and furnishings. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Victoria Revealed exhibition, delving into the fascinating life of Queen Victoria through her personal belongings and mementos. Whether you’re a history enthusiast or simply seeking a taste of regal splendor, a trip to Kensington Palace promises an unforgettable experience steeped in royal heritage and charm.

Rooftop Club London

As dusk draped London’s skyline, anticipation electrified the air as cinephiles ascended to the rooftop club. City lights twinkled below as they settled into plush seats, a panoramic view their cinematic prelude. With cocktails in hand, they surrendered to the silver screen’s allure, immersed in tales spun against the backdrop of an urban symphony. Amidst laughter and gasps, the city became the silent protagonist, its rhythm syncing with the film’s cadence. As credits rolled, applause mingled with the hum of the city, an ode to cinema under the star-studded London sky.

Show of the Month

ABBA Voyage

Sport of the Month


Experience the timeless elegance of the Giorgio Armani Tennis Classic at the prestigious Hurlingham Club. As Wimbledon approaches, tennis royalty like Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova, Andy Murray, and Boris Becker gather on the lush courts. With three decades of history, this intimate event blends athleticism with sophistication amidst London’s hidden gem. Join the elite spectators for a celebration where sport meets style, where the clinking of glasses accompanies the graceful volleys—a gathering of luxury, tradition, and unparalleled sporting excellence.


For enquiries about the sign up process for the show and sport of the month, please contact our Administrator and Library Assistant Oyku Kocakahya at oko@docklandsacademy.co.uk