The Grade 12 High School pupils write the Independent Examinations Board matriculation examination. This sequence of examinations usually commences at the end of October and Grade 12 pupils are usually permitted some study leave prior to writing these examinations. Part of the promotion mark comprises a school-based assessment in order to model the structure at Grade 12 as set out by the IEB.
Dainfern College is a member of ISASA (Independent Schools' Association of Southern Africa).
The ISASA name is synonymous with quality. Every ISASA school must meet quality criteria and abide by a Code of Ethical Practice. Member schools are noted for their value-based, holistic approach to education and their productive work ethic.