Adelaide Tambo Secondary School, Welkom



Adelaide Tambo Secondary School, situated amidst the urban landscapes of the Free State Province, is a public secondary school offering ordinary education. Located at 27140 Dooren Pan, Thabong, Welkom, 9460 in the vibrant suburb of Thabong, Welkom, South Africa, it stands as a beacon of dedicated learning within the Free State community.

School Fees

Adelaide Tambo Secondary School operates as a no-fee institution under South Africa’s policy, which ensures education accessibility regardless of financial status. Government funding covers essential expenses, eliminating fees to promote inclusivity and equal opportunities for all learners, facilitating quality education environments conducive to academic success. The school is classified as a Quintile 3 institution.

School Uniform

The uniform policy for South African schools is regulated by the South African Schools Act of 1996 and further guided by the Free State Education Department. This legislation sets out guidelines regarding the design, colors, and wearing of school uniforms to promote a sense of identity, equality, and discipline among students. For specific details about Adelaide Tambo Secondary School uniform policy, individuals are encouraged to directly contact the school administration.

School Contacts

You can easily reach Adelaide Tambo Secondary School through various communication channels. Here are the options available:

    • Address: 27140 Dooren Pan, Thabong, Welkom, 9460
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    • Postal Adress: Po Box 2911, Welkom, 9460
    • Contact Person: Sehlabaka (Acting)


In 2023, Adelaide Tambo Secondary School maintained a conducive learning environment with 635 learners and a dedicated teaching staff of 19 educators. This configuration translated to a high student-to-teacher ratio of 33:1, reflecting the school’s commitment to personalized instruction and academic support.