Admissions Procedure

ALL applications for admission to Rustenburg Girls’ High School must be done online.

Parents of prospective learners will need to complete BOTH the Western Cape Education Departments online admission as well as our online application. Go to WCED online admissions.

Once the online applications have been completed, parents will then need to bring in the relevant supporting documentation directly to the school for the application to be considered complete.

17 February 2020 School admissions open (all ordinary public schools)
17 March 2020 School admissions close (all ordinary public schools)
17 March – 11 May 2020Schools process applications
15 May 2020 WCED Admissions system displays the outcome of all applications
15 – 22 May 2020 Parents are informed of the outcome per email/SMS
05 June 2020 Parents confirm acceptance

Grade 8 applications

Applications for places in Grade 8 2021 will open on 17 February 2020 and close on 17 March 2020

Grade 9-11 applications

Applications for Grades 9-11 in 2020 closed on Friday 6 September 2019. All applications received after this date, will be treated as a late application.

Grade 9-11 Application Form

Hostel applications

Places at Erinville Hostel are limited and are allocated to learners in all grades as places become available. Applications for hostel places in Grade 8 in 2020 closed on 15 March 2019. 

Please complete the online application process to be considered for a place at the school, as well as selecting the hostel application option that will be available to you when you apply online to the school.

Application instructions

Please follow the instructions carefully when completing your online application:

  1. Complete the online application form in full. Please use a laptop/ desktop computer to complete the form, and preferably the Chrome browser, since parents have reported problems when trying to complete the form on a mobile device (phone, tablet, etc). You can download Chrome here.
  2. Please add both parents/guardians as contacts. To add a second parent/guardian, click on ‘Add Another Contact’ at the end of the form.
  3. Please ensure that you have a electronic head-and-shoulders photo (JPG format) of your daughter in her school uniform available to upload as part of the application.
  4. If you are a past parent, you will be prompted for a username and password when you enter your email address. This is not the same details as on the Parent Portal. Please contact to retrieve your password. 
  5. After submitting your application, you will receive an email with the following message:

Thank you for your online application to Rustenburg Girls’ High School. In order to process the application, you are required to deliver the following documents to the school:

  • Certified copy of the official, unabridged birth certificate of the learner;
  • Certified copy of the latest school report issued by the previous school attended by the learner;
  • Valid residence and study permits issued by the Department of Home Affairs if the learner is not a South African citizen;
  • Certified copies of parents’/legal guardian’s Identity Documents or Passports;
  • Certified copy of the Identity Document of the person responsible for the school fee account of the learner (if not the parent or guardian);
  • Municipal rates or utility account or lease agreement as proof of residence (not more than three months old) in the name of the parent/guardian as proof of residential address;
  • Annexure A – Learner Information and Declaration – download Annexure A here.
  • Annexure B – Parent/Guardian Declaration – download Annexure B here.

In addition, it is your responsibility to ensure that Annexure C is completed and returned to RGHS by the learner’s current school. Download Annexure C here.

For administrative purposes, single parents must submit, in addition to the above, the following:
– A certified copy of the death certificate of the other parent, if deceased;
– A certified copy of the final divorce agreement, if divorced;
– A copy of the Identity Document or Passport and contact details of the other parent if never married OR an affidavit confirming that the name and/or contact details of the other parent are unknown and unavailable, should this be a true reflection of reality.

We cannot process your daughter’s application until Annexure C has been received AND the complete set of documents listed above has been delivered to the school. This must be done by the closing date.

Hostel applications: If you are applying for a hostel place indicate this on the online application form. 

Music Scholarships are awarded for excellence in Music and applications will close on 7 February 2020.  Please download the application form here.

You will be notified of the outcome of your daughter’s application toward the end of Term 2.

For more information about the applications process, please contact the  Admissions Secretary. Our office is open weekdays 08h30 – 16h00.

Our Admissions Policy (updated annually) can be downloaded here.