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DCFD--70-140Dainfern College is proud to announce the launch of its smartphone App.

cambridge-140We want to expand our educational offer in 2018 with the introduction of a Year 13.

Day5-140Today's marine conservation focus is the Florida Manatee - learn more here!

WPPhoto013-140There was much to celebrate as we ended 2014!


Our BluPrint entrenches our unique identity and culture and provides the outline from which we work out our strategic plan.

The Aim of BluPrints

  • To introduce you to the Dainfern College Formula for Success;
  • To show you the artwork/icons that provoke us to live daily these critical factors, behaviours, practices or principles; and
  • To build a sense of partnership, belonging and pride in who we are.

There are ten top-line enablers: these are aspects of the school that we celebrate:

Attract and retain the best teachers and staff-140Attract & Retain the Best Teachers & Staff





Strong leadership-140

Strong Leadership





Core values  Christian ethos-800-140Core values within a Christian Ethos





Academic Excellence-140Academic Excellence





Develop Critical thinkers-140Developing Critical Thinkers





Sporting Excellence-140Sporting Excellence





Excellence in Cultural Art-140Excellence in Cultural Arts





Safe and nurturing environment-140Safe & Nurturing Environment










All round education  was Holistic approach and balance-140All-round Education






We have also identified ten bottom-line disablers: aspects of our school that we work hard to eradicate:






Ill discipline-140Ill-Discipline










Lack of Parental Partnerships-140Lack of Parental Partnerships





Ineffectual Communication-140Ineffectual Communication





Lack of Parental Partnerships-140Lack of Social Responsibility





No Tradition  Pride-140No Tradition & Pride





Under-resourced Campus-140Under-resourced Campus





Unrealistic Work Load-140Unrealistic Workload





Out of touch with technology-140Out of Touch with Technology





 Each year parents, teachers and students (Grades 6 – 12) are asked to rate our ten top-line enablers and our ten bottom-line disablers. This invaluable feedback enables us to assess the performance of our College and identify areas that may need attention.


The High School is proud to present the Student Leadership team for 2014/2015. Their portfolios are as folows:

Head of School: Caroline Smart 
Head of School: Kieran Bergh

Deputy Head of School: Jaimee Coetzee
Deputy Head of School: Nathan de Kock

Head of Griffin: Tamryn Venter 
Head of Griffin: Nifemi Oluwadairo
Deputy Head of Griffin: Tessa Pillay

Head of Kraken: Maxine Brunette
Head of Kraken: Mitchell Sparrow
Deputy Head of Kraken: Rachael Lee

Head of Phoenix: Sarah van Breda
Head of Phoenix:Michael Moreira
Deputy Head of Phoenix: Rhea Bhandari

Head of Academics: Sebastian Fish

Head of Art: Ivy Chen

Head of Conduct: Bradley Fresen

Head of Culture: Isabella Lemmer

Head of Health and Wellness: Binal Patel

Head of Logistics: Roxsanne Smith

Head of Marketing: Jordan Clark

Head of Mentorship: Nina de Abreu
Head of Mentorship: Lavanya Govender

Head of Music: Nicole Zwarts

Head of Outreach: Tae-Jun An

Head of Peer Support: Carise Buitendag

Head of Public Relations: Megan Oliver
Head of Public Relations: Ryan Grunow

Head of Round Square: Phuti Maela

Head of Service: Roseanne Smith

Head of Spirit: Jason Davids,
Head of Spirit: Sebata Mashiga
Head of Spirit: Victoria Rannachan

Head of Sport: Tarryn van der Walt 
Head of Sport: James Weir

Head of Sports Excellence: Tamara de Robillard

Heads of SRC: Ross Ballard
Heads of SRC: Sam Lambson

Head of Technology: Brody Leather


All stationery items for Grades 1 to 3 are supplied by Dainfern College for parents' accounts. If you have any queries please contact Antoinette de Jong

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Dainfern College, 96 Broadacres Drive, Dainfern

PO Box 3199, Dainfern, 2055

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