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. (Birth Certificate, latest School Report and Immunisation records).

 

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.  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 the College in order to secure a place

 

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

Scholarship Incentive Programme

Applications to apply for the annual Scholarship Incentive Programme commence on 1 February.

 

A very limited number of Scholarship Incentives are awarded annually to external learners from Grade 8, which equates to a minimal discount on the basic tuition fees.  In order to enrich the existing learner body, only candidates of the highest calibre are considered.  Applicants should be exceptional academics who excel in sport or cultural activities, exhibit leadership qualities and support outreach and environmental projects.

 

Recipients will be liable for the remainder of school fees and all other additional costs.

 

Scholarship Incentives are private and confidential.

 

Please be advised that we do not offer full scholarships.

 

To apply for a Scholarship Incentive, the following forms must be submitted to Parklands College, 1 College Avenue, by latest Wednesday, 20 February 2019:  

 

  • Application for Admission Form signed by both parents
  • Birth Certificate
  • A Curriculum Vitae detailing all awards and achievements (please do not attach Certificates and Awards – we will request said documents if required)
  • Passport Photograph
  • Copies of School Reports for the last three years
  • A Motivational Letter from the learner and parents to support the Application
  • Testimonial from current Principal / Educator / Coach

 

Entrance Assessments will take place on:

 

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Registration: 17:30 – 17:45

Entrance Assessments: 18:00 – 20:15

 

Contact Alison Buick (College Admissions Registrar) on abuick@parklands.co.za for an application form.

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

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.