Welcome to Dale College

The year 2022 marks the 161st anniversary of Dale College

By July 1859 good schools have recently been opened in King Williams Town, for young persons of both sexes. 6 Sept, 1877. Foundation stone of Dale College was laid by the Governor, Sir Bartle Frere The Headmaster RH Fuller announced that Sir Langham Dale had consented to his name being used to name the school. Dale College Building in Queen Road officially opened.

About Us

Dale College

The present high school buildings stand on the highest point of the campus. The school facilities include an assembly hall and a gym hall, a library and a computer room and well-equipped classrooms and science labs, as well as exceptional sporting facilities.

Our History

Born on the turbulent Eastern Cape Frontier, Dale College and its precursor has shared more than 150 years of South African history, ranging from bitter conflict to its own transformation into the multi-cultural college of today.


Dale College has always been associated with sporting excellence. Current sport codes include Cricket, Athletics, Tennis, Soccer, Hockey, Rugby, Squash and Cross Country. The school has produced a significant number of sportsman to wear national colours, the latest of which is Aphelele Fassi

Our Team

Dale College prides itself on a representative staff, actively engaging in the rediscovery of quality schooling in the Eastern Cape. The school is led by Mr Garth Shaw and Mr Viwo Nzima, a new Principal and an experienced educator who is engrained in the Dale College context.

Dale College Boy’s High School is a school in King William’s Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Latest Posts

Newsletter (Return to School) 225 225 Dale College

Newsletter (Return to School)

Newsletter 1 – 20 Jan 2021

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Matric Valedictory and Prize Giving 2020 2048 1146 Dale College

Matric Valedictory and Prize Giving 2020

Matric Valedictory/ Prize Giving 2020 Today we held a very special Valedictory and Awards assembly for the outgoing Matric Class of 2020.…

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Prefect Cabinet 2021

Congratulations to the following boys who have been elected as prefects for 2021. All the best for the road that lies ahead!…

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Grade 8-11 return to school 1600 1063 Dale College

Grade 8-11 return to school

Dale College Newsletter 14 August 2020

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Virtual Tour of Dale College

We were unfortunately unable to welcome prospective new Dale College learners to our 2020 open day. We have however set up a…

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