Dulwich College is a 2–19 independent, day and boarding school for boys in Dulwich, London, England. As a public school, it began as the College of God's Gift, founded in 1619 by Elizabethan actor Edward Alleyn, with the original purpose of educating 12 poor scholars. It began to grow into a large school from 1857, and took its current form in 1870 when it moved into its current premises.
Dulwich Common, Dulwich
|Type||Public, independent, day and boarding school|
|Motto||Latin: Detur Gloria Soli Deo|
(Let Glory Be Given To God Alone)
|Local authority||Southwark London Borough Council|
|Department for Education URN||100861 Tables|
|The Master||Joseph Spence|
|Colour(s)||Royal blue and black|
|"Dulwich College, registered charity no. 1150064". Charity Commission for England and Wales.|
Admission by examination is mainly into years 3, 7, 9, and 12 (i.e. ages 7, 11, 13, and 16 years old) to the Junior, Lower, Middle and Upper Schools into which the college is divided. It is a member of both the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference and the Eton Group.