Admissions 2023/24 | Western Cape Education Department
Admissions 2023/24

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Please utilise the following contact form if you are experiencing challenges. Technical teams will respond directly to your request.

Admissions Help at Schools | Malls | District Offices:

Click on the links below to see where you can get help with your application(s). | Admissions 2024 Leaflet

Terms and Conditions

WCED Learner Enrolment FAQ

FAQ includes enrolment age for learners entering the school system.

Parents | Guardians MUST upload the following certified supporting documents:
  • The last official school Report Card | Results of the learner, for learners who have been to school.
  • ID | Birth certificate | passport of the learner; OR
    • A study permit (foreign learners); OR
    • Proof of application (study permit) or a police affidavit
  • Immunisation card (Road to Health Chart) [Primary Schools Only]
  • Proof of residence

School admissions:
  • Apply to at least 3 schools (Including the ones closest to your home)
  • Indicate your order of preference on the system

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 District | Head Office Officials

Procedure for dealing with school admission queries: English | Afrikaans | isiXhosa

Parents who wish to apply for the 2023 school year as a late application must please contact the district office.

However, we are determined to ensure that all learners are placed before then. 

Appeals for admissions: please send your appeal to the Minister of Education at