Admissions Overview

An appointment for prospective parents to view the College will be arranged and they will receive a personalised tour of one or more of the faculties. Prospective parents will be introduced to some of the educators and provided with an opportunity to observe the learners in class as they work or play. A detailed explanation of our prospectus will follow including the registration fee and tuition fee structures.

 

Should you wish to continue with the enrolment process, you will be requested to complete the Application for Admission form and submit the requested documentation.

 

All applicants will complete an entrance screening and have a personal interview with the respective Faculty Principal or Deputy Head.

 

Acceptance of learners into the College will / can be based on the following criteria:

 

The overall development of the learner and results of the screening together with an overview of previous reports
The Principal is satisfied with the report provided from the previous school and parents are advised that a reference may be sought from the applicant’s former school /Principal
The learner is the correct age for the applied grade
The learner is capable academically and emotionally of entering at that level
There is a place available in the grade for which application is made
The non-refundable registration fee has been paid to enjoy the benefit of a secured place

 

The decision reached by the College regarding the admission of a learner will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Entrance Examination

Applications open for the Scholarship Incentive Programme annually in February.  A limited number of scholarships may be awarded to external, exceptional and worthy candidates to enter the Secondary Faculty from Grade 8.  An incentive award equates to a discount on tuition fees. Recipients will still be liable for a portion of school fees and other additional costs.  The completed Scholarship Application Form is to be accompanied by a Curriculum Vitae and should include academic, sporting, cultural, leadership and any other relevant achievements for the last 3 years. A letter of motivation is also required as well as a testimonial from the current school Principal.   Potential applicants are then invited to write the Entrance Assessments in  English and Mathematics.

Fee Structure

Debit Order Instruction Form

Discounts

The third child qualifies for a 10% discount on the basic fee on condition that all three learners are in attendance at the same time.

 

Fees that are paid annually in advance by 1 January, benefit from a 10% discount as per our Fee Structure.

Bursaries and Scholarships

Parents of current learners who are experiencing temporary financial hardship may apply for short term financial assistance in the form of a bursary.  Once allocated, a bursary holder’s financial circumstances are reviewed on a six monthly basis.  Applicants are required to complete the detailed application form, which is available from the Admission Secretary.  All applications are subject to comprehensive financial scrutiny.  New learners applying to enter the Secondary Faculty are required to write an entrance assessment, which will assess the learner’s ability in English and Mathematics.  Scholarships may be awarded to students on merit.

International Enrolments

Parklands College welcomes overseas learners and values the contribution that international enrolments make to the life of the school.