Welcome to Dale College

The year 2021 marks the 160th 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 Scarra Ntabeni.

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.

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Dear Parents and Learners

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Prize Giving – Headmasters address

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Newsletter No. 1: The stark news

From the Headmaster’s Desk                                                                                                                Dale College Newsletter No. 1: The stark news                                                                                                       September 2019 So January 23rd I received a call. To…

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Dale College Headmaster’s newsletter signup

I recently joined Nick Eyre and some of the boys (old and older) for a get-together in Cape Town – what a…

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Headmaster Garth Shaw’s assembly address at Dale College

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