ADMISSIONS FOR 2019 IS NOW OPEN : CLOSING DATE 24 th MARCH 2018
This policy must be read in conjunction with the WCED policy for the Management of Admission and Registration of Learners at Ordinary Public Schools (circular 0026/2010)
Application for admission to Marvin Park Primary is open to all with no discrimination on the basis of race, gender, culture or faith.
It is the purpose of this policy to maintain a constant number of learners at the school with due regard to the limited classroom space available at the school and quality of learning.
We do not fax or e-mail application forms – they must be collected from the Secretary’s Office at school.
Grade1, General and Grade R Admissions
Where selection becomes necessary because the number of applicants exceeds the number of available places, selection will be based on the following criteria:
Preference will be given to siblings, except where this is not in the best interests of the child OR the school OR the application is received late OR the application is incomplete/illegible; Although the sibling factor is taken into account, a pupil is not automatically accepted if he/she is a sibling and the family resides outside the designated zone;
Preference will be given to applicants to whom Marvin park Primary is the nearest primary school, provided that application is submitted in time and fully completed with the correct certified documents; THE APPLICATION FOR 2019 IS NOW OPEN CLOSING DATE 24th MARCH 2018.
The capacity of the school to provide adequate quality education to applicants with special educational needs;
The child of age 6 turning 7 in the year of admission to school, being the compulsory school going age according to WCED guidelines will be given preference in placement at our school in grade 1.
In Grade R, the child of age 5 turning 6 in the year of admission to school will be given preference in placement at our school
Documents required for the admission of a learner
The Parent(s) must fully complete and sign an application form for the admission of a Learner in the form prescribed by the School. The application form together with the additional documents described in the sub-paragraph below must be submitted in order for the application to be considered. Incomplete applications may be disregarded.
When a parent applies for the admission of a Learner, the Parent must submit:
• A copy of an official BIRTH CERTIFICATE of the learner (CERTIFIED)
• COPIES OF BOTH PARENTS’ ID DOCUMENTS (CERTIFIED)
• ONE RECENT ID SIZE PHOTO OF THE LEARNER (only on final acceptance)
• IMMUNISATION (CLINIC) CARD COPY (CERTIFIED) – ALL CHILDREN MUST BE IMMUNISED
• A COPY OF THE LATEST SCHOOL REPORT (WHERE APPLICABLE) or other equivalent documentation from the previous school
THE PARENTS OF FOREIGN LEARNERS must also submit:
Copy of a valid asylum permit
Copies of valid passports of parents
The school starts at 8:00 every day of the school week.
The closing times are:
Grade R 13.00
Grade 1 -2 Mon - Thurs 13.40
Grade 3 Mon - Thurs 14.00
Grade 4-7 Mon, Tue - 14.30
Wed, Thurs - 14.00
Friday - 13.30
Official School Hours for learners
To request more information:
Contact the Admissions Office
Mon-Fri 9am - 2pm
You can also request more information with this form: