Date set for online applications for Grade 1 to 8

Online applications for grades one to eight in Gauteng open on the 13th of May. The system has been improved to make applying easier for parents

JOHANNESBURG - Online applications for grades one to eight in Gauteng open on 13 May.

The system has been improved to make applying easier for parents.

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Basic Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi has amended the regulations, to ensure equitable access to all children, regardless of class, race or language.

Parents have been encouraged to apply as early as possible.

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Gauteng Basic Education spokesperson, Steve Mabona, said children who live close to the school, have a sibling at a school, have parents who work close to the school and within and outside 30km of the feeder zone will be prioritised .

Mabona said all parents may apply for whatever school they choose and the restrictive admissions policies are going to be done away with.

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eNCA