Application Process

Application Process

Grade R

If you would like to make an application to The Grove, please collect one from the school. Queries may be emailed to admissions@thegrove.co.za

Application forms for Grade R 2021 will be accepted from 1 November 2019. They may be collected from the school. Applications close on 17 March 2020.

Important Notice for 2021 Admissions: 

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) requires parents to apply online for Grade R – 7. 

WCED online applications will open 17 February 2020 and close on 17 March 2020.  Please apply at: wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za

Once you have applied online, you will also submit a hard copy application with the necessary supporting documentation to the school, within 14 days of you applying online. 

Grades 1 – 7

Applications for Grade 1 – 7 may only be submitted between 17 February and 17 March.  

The following application process will be applicable for South African citizens:

All previous applications for 2020 will remain on our waiting list for the duration of 2020. Should a place become available we will contact the applicant. Applications will not be rolled over at the end of a year.

The following documentation must accompany the application form:

Copy of learner’s unabridged birth certificate (certified)
Copy of learner’s clinic card
Copy of both parents’ ID documents (certified)
Proof of residential address (recent certified copy of rates, levies, deed of sale or signed lease agreement only) not older than 3 months

Proof of work address for both parents; confirmation on a company letterhead, signed by your employer confirming your full physical work address.
Copy of most recent school report
For Grade 1 applications – copy of Grade R account

For non-SA citizens:

Requirement of all ‘enabling documents’ (such as temporary residence visa, permanent residence permit, asylum seekers permit, study permit etc.) to be submitted with the application. 

Documents to accompany the application:
Copy of the birth certificate issued by the country of origin must be attached
Proof of immunisation
Unabridged birth certificate
Copies of both parents’ passports and visas (certified)
Proof of residential address (recent certified copy of rates, levies, deed of sale or signed lease agreement only) not older than 3 months

All applications must be delivered in person. No faxed or emailed applications will be considered unless you reside outside Cape Town.

PLEASE COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS.

Incomplete and illegible documentation will not be processed.

The Grove Primary School is a school of choice and each year we receive more applications than we can accommodate.

Not all applications can be accommodated.

Placement will be according to the Admission Policy (see Our School / Policies).

If The Grove is not the nearest school to the applicant, the applicant MUST ALSO APPLY TO THAT SCHOOL WHICH IS NEAREST TO THEIR PLACE OF RESIDENCE.

Feedback for all grades will be given by end of May prior to admission.

For more information, please email admissions@thegrove.co.za

Important Notice for 2021 Admissions: 

The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) requires parents to apply online for Grade R – 7. 

WCED online applications will open 17 February 2020 and close on 17 March 2020.  Please apply at: wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za

Once you have applied online, you will also submit a hard copy application with the necessary supporting documentation to the school, within 14 days of you applying online.