WCED Online Application 2023


WCED Online Application 2023. Parents, get ready for the 2023 school year. You should apply to at least three or more schools, including your nearest schools to ensure that your child gets a place in 2023. Applications open 14 March 2022 and close 15 April 2022.

WCED Online Application 2023

WCED Online Application 2023

School admissions: Monday, 14 March – Friday, 15 April 2022. Please note: ALL queries regarding your child’s enrolment must be done via the WCED Admission System. Select the “Enquiries” button and provide specific details of your child’s registration so that we can assist you.


Admissions | Help at Metro East schools

WCED admission pop-up stands to assist parents will be at the following malls on these dates from 9am until 3pm:

19 and 20 March 2022

  • Airport Shopping Centre Belhar/Delft
  • Capegate Shopping Centre in Brackenfell

26 and 27 March 2022

  • Gugulethu Mall
  • Khayelitsha Mall

2 and 3 April 2022

  • Parow Centre
  • N1 City Mall



School admissions: Monday, 14 March – Friday, 15 April 2022.

  • Apply to at least 3 schools (Including the ones closest to your home)
  • Indicate your order of preference on the system

Parents | Guardians MUST upload the following supporting documents:

  • The last official school Report Card | Results of the learner, for learners who have been to school.
    • A study permit (foreign learners); OR
    • Proof of application (study permit) or a police affidavitID | Birth certificate | passport of the learner; OR
  • Immunisation card (Road to Health Chart) [Primary Schools Only]
  • Proof of residence
  • Contact the local WCED district office for advice

Parents must confirm acceptance of the places at schools between 27 May and 17 June 2022.

  • After 17 June 2022, parents | guardians | wards only have 3 days to accept a place if they are offered a place at a school.
  • Certified hardcopies must be submitted to the school where the learner will be attending within 7 days of the parent confirming the place at the school.



How do I get my child enrolled in a school of my choice? Some points to consider.

Apply early. Don’t wait till the last day.
Apply to more than one school. Know the law/check the school’s Admission Policy.

What is the admission age for Grade 1?

Compulsory school-going age (Grade 1) is 7 years in the year that the child is in Grade 1.
Admission to Grade R is 6 years in the year that the child is in Grade R.

Parents are advised to have the following documents available, which will assist you with your application
  • Birth certificate.
  • Immunisation card.
  • A transfer card/letter.
  • Last school report card for learners who have been to school.
  • A study permit issued by Home Affairs for foreign learners.

Is it important to enrol for Grade R?

  • Yes. Early childhood development assists learners to cope better later on in their school careers.

Can a child be refused permission if they do not live in a school’s feeder zone?

  • The WCED has not declared any feeder zones/areas.

Can schools charge a non-refundable deposit before accepting learner?

  • No. Schools may not charge a fee before accepting a learner.

Where do parents go if they do not find a place?

Metro Central

Ms Julie Cameron
Tel.: 021 514 6925
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Ms Shireen Khamaldien
Tel.: 021 514 6713
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Ms Lecruisa Parsons
Tel.: 021 514 6915
[email protected]

Metro East


Mr Patrick Mdledle
Tel.: 021 900 7047
[email protected]

Mr Zukisa Cwayi
Tel.: 021 900 7040
[email protected]


Metro North

Mr Patrick Van Wyk
Tel.: 021 938 3178
[email protected]

Ms Edwina Koopman
Tel.: 021 938 3106
[email protected]


Ms Nontuthuzelo Nxumalo
Tel.: 021 938 3131
[email protected]


Metro South

Ms Lucinda Jordan
Tel.: 021 374 4107
[email protected]

Ms Anastasia Rose
Tel.: 021 370 2120
[email protected]

Mr Carlo van der Poel
Tel.: 021 374 4107/8
[email protected]


Cape Winelands

Mr Jean Claude Frolicks
Tel.: 023 348 0613
[email protected]

Mr Kevin Van Eeden
Tel.: 023 348 0635
[email protected]


Eden & Central Karoo

Mr Ricardo Davids
Tel.: 044 803 8370
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Mr Johan Van Der Merwe
Tel.: 044 803 8323
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Ms Suzaan Braaf
Tel.: 028 214 7411
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Ms Natashia Rhoode
Tel.: 028 214 7382
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Ms Molene Jantjies
Tel.: 028 214 7383
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West Coast

Ms Nomhle Gxowa
Tel.: 021 860 1200
[email protected]

Mr Joseph Fredericks
Tel.: 021 860 1270
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Dr Hadley.Bastiaan
Tel.: 021 860 1200
[email protected]


Head Office

WCED Call Centre: 0861 819 919

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