Grade 8 Applications for 2023 will open on 22 July 2022
Admission to the school is strictly according to the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) regulations. The website for registering and applying in the Gauteng Province is http://www.gdeadmissions.gov.za.
GRADE 8 APPLICATIONS
PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS FOR GRADE 8 ARE ONLY OPEN IN YOUR DAUGHTER’S GRADE 7 YEAR
Boarding applications for 2023 are open!
Please visit the Boarding Page to complete the form.
Applications for Grades 9 - 11 will open on 22 July 2022.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an Information Form in order to submit your application and documents.
When Are Applications Opening?
Public and Private schools will apply AT THE SAME TIME for admission into Grade 8 for 2023.
The application period will start on 22 July 2022 at 08:00 AM, and it will close on 19 August 2022 at 00:00 AM.
Where do I Go To Apply?
Apply on the GDE website: www.gdeadmissions.gov.za.
Parents are to please apply for admission at a minimum of three and a maximum of five schools.
Once you have applied online, you will need to submit your documents to PHSG. You can do this by filling out our Information Form and attaching the required documentation. The Information Form will be available HERE, on our Admissions Page, from 22 July. Please keep an eye out for this.
Please see the list of Required Documents When Applying.
Parents and guardians will be given up until 26 August 2022 (7 days after the application period ends) to upload or submit their documents. If we do not receive your documents, the system will create an alert on the parent’s profile and an SMS will be sent to the parent to submit the required documents.
(The GDE will prioritise the placement of applicants with documents submitted within the regulated period. Documents that are uploaded or submitted after the application period closing date will be considered as incomplete applications, and will only receive placement by the GDE at available schools between 1 – 15 December 2022.)
We Teach in English!
Applicants will be afforded the opportunity to make informed choices regarding languages offered when applying to a school. Language of Learning and Teaching, Home Languages, and additional languages offered by each school will be visible on the system to applicants during the application period.
Please bear in mind that English is the Language of Learning and Teaching at PHSG. Feel free to visit our Academics page to learn more about our 1st and 2nd Additional Languages.
When Will I Know If Our Application Is Successful?
SMS notifications informing applicants whether their application was successful or unsuccessful will be sent from 3 – 31 October 2022. Parents will be required to either accept or decline offers during this time.
It is highly important that applicants provide a reliable and working cellphone number when applying in order to receive notifications and complete their application.
It must be noted that placement will be conducted as per the following admission regulations:
· Home address within feeder zone
· Work address
· Within 30 km Radius
· Beyond 30km Radius
Having Trouble Applying Online?
Parents and guardians who will be experiencing challenges during the application period are encouraged to visit our District Offices and Decentralised Walk-In Centres or call the GDE’s Contact Centre 0800 000 789.
Required Documents When Applying
ID Photo - Recent ID style photograph of your daughter
Unabridged Birth Certificate - A certified copy of your daughter’s unabridged (full) birth certificate (computer-generated certificate from the Department of Home Affairs). If not available, proof of application should be provided along with a certified copy of an abridged birth certificate.
2021 Year-End Report - A certified copy of your daughter’s previous year-end (2021) report showing both her name and the school name.
2022 Term 2 Report - A certified copy of your daughter’s 2022 Term 2 report showing both her name and the school name.
Parent / Guardian Documents –
certified copies of both parents’/legal guardians’ RSA identity documents;
certified copies of death certificate/s should a parent or both parents be deceased;
certified copies of passports as well as work permits of parents that are Foreign Nationals.
Legal Guardianship - In case of legal guardianship adoption, copies of legal documents produced by the courts (court orders) are required which, amongst others, includes a certified copy of appointment from the Master of the Court to act as legal guardian/s. In case of divorce, upload a certified copy of court order.
Proof of Residence - Proof of the permanent residential address of both parents as well as the learner and/or legal guardian (only a valid government/parastatal or body corporate utility bill and/ or lease agreement will be accepted) in the parents/legal guardians name; or a certified copy of the lease agreement
Immigrant Documentation –
Immigrants must submit certified copies of both parents’ passports, permanent residence permits and/or relevant study permits, residence or work permits as well as any other related permits (refugee permit /asylum seeker permit);
in the event of Diplomats, Diplomats are to submit passports and Diplomatic identities
Letters of Employment - A letter of employment for each parent/legal guardian confirming employment, on an original company letterhead. The letter must –
be stamped by the Employer and the signature of the Employer affixed over the stamp;
contain confirmation as to if the parent is employed indefinitely or for a fixed term period;
confirm the parent/legal guardian’s work address as well as work contact number.
Medical Aid Card - If the learner is on Medical Aid, a certified copy of both sides of the Medical Aid Card
These are to be directed to the Admissions Secretary, Mrs A de Villiers
Telephone: 012 430 7341
Fees for 2022 are as follows:
School Fees Grade 8: R48 650.00
School Fees Grade 9-12: R43 500.00
Boarder Fees: R67 600.00 or R16 900.00 per term payable before the start of each term.
All fees are reviewed on an annual basis.