Regulations, Policies and Guidelines

Current Admissions Phase:
Application Period

Admissions Calendar
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Application Period

During this period, parents must apply to schools to admit Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners in the next year. Parents may apply to a maximum of 5 schools

25 June 202025 July 2020
Submission of Documents by Parents

Within 7 days of making an application, parents must submit documents to all the schools that they have applied to. Documents can be uploaded onto the System to ONE school so that ALL schools can view OR parents may submit hard copies of documents to ALL the schools they have applied to.

25 June 202031 July 2020
Verification of Documents

Schools will verify all documents submitted for authenticity. Parents who uploaded documents that could not be verified may be requested to submit hard copies to the schools. Note that the proof of residence is very important to determine the placement of the learner.

25 June 202013 August 2020
Waiting List Management

Schools submit Waiting Lists to District Offices from 31 July 2020 to 13 August 2020. Districts Quality assure all schools’ Waiting Lists to ensure compliance with Admissions Regulations from 3 August 2020.

3 August 202030 September 2020
Placement of Learners by Schools

During this period, parents will receive offers of placement via SMS. Where spaces are available, parents may receive offers from all schools they applied to. The System will notify parents when there are no further offers available. Parents are advised to accept each offer within 7 days or will forfeit the offer. The latest offer accepted will cancel all previous offers

1 October 202031 October 2020
Placement of Unplaced Learners by Districts

During this period, all learners who could not be placed at the schools that they applied to due to all spaces being filled or due to not meeting Admissions Criteria, are placed at schools with available space.

23 October 202030 November 2020