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Warning to parents – Do not delay and prepare to file your enrolment documents for registration on deadline date

Bronagh Hammond, director of Communication for the WCED said the education department received over 70 000 late applications for the 2022 school year.

Bronagh Hammond, director of Communication for the WCED said the education department received over 70 000 late applications for the 2022 school year.

Published Mar 8, 2022

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CAPE TOWN - The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has urged parents and caregivers to start preparing the necessary documents required to enrol their children for the 2023 academic year, as the school admission process begins on Monday.

The application process will be open from March 14 to midnight on April 15.

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Bronagh Hammond, director of Communication for the WCED, said the education department received over 70 000 late applications for the 2022 school year.

“Every year, thousands of parents fail to enrol their children during the enrolment period. Failure to apply on time will affect our planning and could also affect their application to their schools of choice,” said Hammond.

The following documents are required for enrolment:

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The last official school Report Card

ID, Birth certificate, passport of the learner; or

A study permit (foreign learners); OR

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Proof of application (study permit) or a police affidavit

Immunisation card (Road to Health Chart) [Primary Schools Only]

Proof of Residence (Rates account, Lease agreement, an affidavit confirming residence)

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Hammond said getting the necessary documents in place in advance will make the application process easier.

“We need to work together to ensure that as many learners are enrolled before April 15, it takes roughly 15 minutes to apply and load the documents,” she said.

For more information, visit: https://wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za/admissions-202223

Cape Times

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