ADMISSIONS

You can access the GDE admissions site via the following link: https://www.gdeadmissions.gov.za/

Should you have any queries in relation to admissions, please contact admissions@montrose.org.za.

Placement Criteria (Grades 1-7):
When a parent applies to a school for their child, it is critical to remember that the following criteria is considered in order of priority below:
* Home address within the school’s feeder zone (the applicant learner’s place of residence is closest to the school within the feeder zone)
* Sibling/previous schools (the applicant learner has a sibling attending the school
* Work address within the school’s feeder zone (the place of employment of at least one of the applicant learner’s parents is within the feeder zone of the school)
* Home address within 30km radius (the applicant learner’s place of residence is within a 30km radius of the school)
* Home address beyond 30km radius (the applicant learner’s place of residence is beyond a 30km radius of the school)

Documents (certified) required for applications (Grade 1-7):
* Child’s birth certificate
* Parents/guardians’ ID or passport
* Proof of guardianship (if a guardian)
* Proof of residence
* Proof of employment
* Latest school report (where applicable)
* Clinic card/vaccination report
* Non-South African citizens are also required to submit: work permit; permanent residence permit; study visa

2022 Online Application Process:
Phase 1:  For Grade 7 learners in public schools going to Grade 8; applications will begin on 10 August and end on 3 September; placement will take place from 15 October to 30 November.
Phase 2:  For Grade 1 (and Grade 8 not in public schools); applications will begin on 13 September and end on 20 October; placement will take place from 15 November to 15 December.


Frequently Asked Questions:
For the GDE frequently asked questions and possible solutions, please click on the following link: FAQs
For further questions and answers following the Grade 8 applications parent meeting, please click on the following link: Questions and Answers (Grade 8 admissions)
Feeder Zone Maps:  Schools (GDE)
Montrose Feeder Zone Map:  MPS Map

Step-by-Step Admissions Online Guide for Parents:  2021/2022 Learner Admissions Application Process

Online Application Process (video):  2022 Admissions

Grade 2-7 Applications are open.  Please contact admissions@montrose.org.za for more information and application forms.