Grade 8 Admissions

26 February 2021 to 25 June 2021

STEP 1:  COMPLETE AN APPLICATION ON THE WESTERN CAPE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT (WCED) ADMISSIONS PORTAL
for access to the Western Cape Education Departments admissions portal.

STEP 2:  COMPLETE AN APPLICATION ON THE RUSTENBURG GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL WEBSITE

BEFORE YOU DO – make sure you have the following information scanned as you will be asked to upload them during the online application process

  1. A photograph of the learner
  2. Unabridged birth certificate (must include the details of both parents)
    1. If you do not have an unabridged birth certificate, then – proof (receipt) of application to Home Affairs
  3. Not a South African citizen – please still provide a birth certificate as well as a copy of the study permit
  4. Both parent’s IDs
  5. If parent(s) divorced or deceased, please provide divorce decree and/or death certificate
  6. Grade 6 year-end (Term 4) report
  7. Proof of learner’s residential address – this could be a copy of your Municipal account or Information from you bank or Information from SARS or an affidavit from the South African Police.
  8. Annexure A – to be completed by the LEARNER:   This is a very important document and tells us a little bit more about the learner – please fill in as much information as you can, do not forget to sign and date.
  9. Annexure B – to be completed by both PARENTS/GUARDIANS
  10. Annexure C – to be completed by the learners PRIMARY SCHOOL:  This is a confidential document that also provides us more information about the learner.  The Primary School completes and sends this document directly to us.
for access to the Rustenburg Girls’ High School online application:

STEP 3:  APPLICATIONS COLLATED
  • As applications are completed online, emailed and hand-delivered it takes a number of days to collate this information.
  • If your application is incomplete, we will make contact to let you know.
  • Any outstanding information may be emailed directly to the school (if you do not feel comfortable coming in to hand-deliver).

STEP 4:  APPLICATIONS PROCESSED
  • Only completed applications will be processed.  Track your status on the WCED admissions portal.
  • Applications are processed from the closing date (NOT BEFORE).  Dates are determined by the WCED and set as Thursday 1 April 2021.

STEP 5:  NOTIFY APPLICANTS OF THE STATUS OF THEIR APPLICATION
  • Parents/Guardians will be notified about the outcome of their application
  • Track your “status” on the WCED admissions portal
  • If you have been accepted, you will have a date by which you must reply Friday 25 June 2021.
  • If you have not been accepted – you will have an option to place your daughter’s application on the waiting list.  You will need to provide a motivational email/letter with the learners Grade 7 (Term 1) report attached.
  • Should you wish to withdraw your application from our school – we will require an email with this instruction.

STEP 6:  WAITING LIST APPLICATIONS PROCESSED
  • The applications on the waiting list will be processed from 26 June 2021.

STEP 7:  NOTIFY APPLICANTS (ON THE WAITING LIST) OF THE STATUS OF THEIR APPLICATION
  • Everyone on the waiting list will receive information from the school on the way forward for their application. 

STEP 8:  FURTHER INFORMATION TO NEW LEARNERS
  • The next time you will hear from us will be much later in year (we have not forgotten about you!) around September/October we will make contact regarding subject choices, stationery, textbooks (e-books), etc. for the year ahead.

OTHER INFORMATION

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