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...

Admission Age

The admission age to an independent school for Grade 1 is age five turning  six by 30 June in the year of admission, or by the latest in the year in which the child turns seven. There are exceptions allowed ...

Accreditation of a School

All general and further education institutions that offer a South African curriculum must be accredited by Umalusi (the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training). Umalusi i...

What is an Independent School?

The South African Schools Act (SASA) of 1996 established a national schooling system and recognised two categories of schools: public and independent. Public schools are state controlled and independent schools...