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Garlandale High School is located at the corner of General and Trematon Streets in Athlone. It was formed in 1982 with Mr. Titus as Caretaker Principal. In 1983, the same year as the first matriculants graduated, Mr. AJ Snyders became principal. Initially the school was called Athlone No. 2, but the name was changed to the more unique form that is commonly used today.
Garlandale was (and still is) a home to many famous ambassadors of our country, namely Eddie Daniels - author of the book "There and Back" and political activist who spent 15 years imprisoned on Robben Island, Basil Snayer, and Quinton Fortune - Manchester United and Bafana Bafana soccer star. It was also the true location of the very first staging of the theatre production "Jesus Christ Superstar" in Africa under the directorship of Clive Barrows and Basil Snayer in 1989. This musical production was done by a school band of teachers and learners.

Awards and Achievements

  • First production of the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" in Africa - 1989

Contact Information
Tel: 021-6967908
Address: General Street, Athlone, 7764

Subject Offered in Grades 8-12: Accounting, Afrikaans 1st and 2nd Language, Biology, Business Economics, Computer Studies, Computype, Economics, English 1st and 2nd Language, Geography, History, Home Economics, Mathematics, Physical Science, Tswana 1st Language, Woodwork, Xhosa 2nd Language

Garlandale High School Admin Block

Garlandale High School Administration Block

Garlandale High School Admin Block

Garlandale High School Hall


Memories about Garlandale High

I remember spending many weekends in the woodwork room with Mr. Manan and the boys. And playing soccer on the netball court with a tennis ball during school break. - Michael, Matric 1989, UK

I remember "druiwe". I'll never be able to forget Mr Powell and his druiwe. - Selwyn Bergman, Athlone


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