GDE Online Application | Phase 2 of the 2022 Admissions Period commences on 13 September-8 October 2021. The Gauteng Department of Education is mandated to provide compulsory basic education to all learners in the province progressively.
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Step 1: Application Period
13 September 2021 – 8 October 2021
During Phase 2, parents of all learners who need admission to Grade 1 and the remaining Grade 7 learners from Independent Schools and other provinces will make applications to Grade 1 and Grade 8 for the 2022 Academic Year.
Step 2: Submission of Documents by Parents
13 September 2021 – 15 October 2021
Within 7 days of making an application, parents must submit documents to all the schools that they have applied to. Documents can be uploaded onto the System to ONE school so that ALL schools can view OR parents may submit hard copies of documents to ALL the schools they have applied to.
Step 3: Verification of Documents
13 September 2021 – 20 October 2021
Schools will verify all documents submitted for authenticity. Parents who uploaded documents that could not be verified may be requested to submit hard copies to the schools. Note that the proof of residence is very important to determine the placement of the learner.
Step 4: Waiting List Management
18 October 2021 – 11 November 2021
Schools submit Waiting Lists to District. Districts Quality assure all schools’ Waiting Lists to ensure compliance with Admissions Regulations from 3 August 2021.
Step 5: Placement of Learners by Schools
12 November 2021 – 15 December 2021
During this period, parents will receive offers of placement via SMS. Where spaces are available, parents may receive offers from all schools they applied to. The System will notify parents when there are no further offers available. Parents are advised to accept each offer within 7 days or will forfeit the offer. The latest offer accepted will cancel all previous offers
Here is the link to GDE Online Application.