The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has opened applications for grade 7 and grade 8 admissions for the 2022 academic year. Applications are open from 13 September 2021 – 8 October 2021.
Parents can apply to a maximum of 5 schools. Supporting documents must be submitted along with the application, this must be done within 7 days of applying.
Parents are encouraged to use a reliable cellphone number when applying, as the Department will send regular SMSes to the cell phone number used to register and apply.
If you need assistance with the applications, the department has set up decentralized walk-in centers that are available from 08:00 to 16:00.
Applications for placing learners in schools are not approved on a first come first serve basis, so parents do not have to worry.
If you have any questions or difficulties, contact the Gauteng Department of Education via email at: [email protected] or call 0800 000 789 | 011 355 0000.
Applications are done online https://www.gdeadmissions.gov.za/
GDE Application Dates
- Phase One:10 August 2021 – 3 September 2021
- Phase Two: 13 September 2021 – 8 October 2021
How to apply
Parents or legal guardians can log on to the system at www.gdeadmissions.gov.za and follow these easy steps:
STEP 1: Enter details of a parent
STEP 2: Enter learner details
STEP 3: Apply to a school with available space
For more details about how to apply click here