school-calendars

ISASA Term Dates

There are no universal term dates or calendars that apply to all independent schools in South Africa. Many independent schools follow the public school calendar, while others follow an association calendar. Som...
admissions-policies

Refusal of Admission

It is important to distinguish between fair and unfair discrimination in school admission policies. The South African Constitution prohibits unfair discrimination. Clause 29(3) of the Constitution states that e...
registration

Registration of a School

All independent schools have their right of establishment enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, Section 29(3), which states that: Everyone has the right to establish and maintain at th...
exclusions

Exclusions and Expulsions

Exclusions from an independent school fall into the two broad areas of: Exclusion on grounds of contravention of the rules contained in the school’s Code of Conduct. Exclusion on the grounds that the co...