Regulations, Policies and Guidelines

Current Admissions Phase:
Application Period

Admissions Calendar
Application Period

Online Application for 2023 Grade 1 and 8 learner admissions.

15 June 2023 14 July 2023
Submission of Documents by Parents

Parents upload or submit supporting documents to all schools applied to within 7 days after application.

15 June 202321 July 2023
Verification of Documents

Schools verify documents, provide parents with proof of receipt of documents and update applicant's document status on the system.

15 June 2023 31 July 2023
Waiting List Management

Schools submit electronically signed off Online Waiting List indicating successful and unsuccessful applicants based on document verification to District Director for approval. The District Directors then quality assure School Waiting Lists in line with admissions criteria and available spaces and electronically signs off waiting list, which is then recieved by the schools before placement. Schools confirm Waiting Lists in consulation with Districts.

31 July 202325 August 2023
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.

4 September 2023Until all learners are placed
Placement of Unplaced Learners

During this period, parents of learners who could not be accommodated at the schools they applied to due to insufficient space, will receive offers of placement at alternative schools with space. Offers of placement will be sent via SMS and can be seen on the parent’s profile on the System. Parents are advised to accept each offer within 7 days.

4 September 2023Until all learners are placed
Processing of Incomplete Applications

During this period, applicants that did not submit proof of residence during the application period, will be placed at schools where there are still spaces available

26 September 2023Until all learners are placed
Late Applications

Parents apply to schools where there is still space available and submit documents.

11 December 202321 December 2023