GDE registration closing date

Attention, amazing parents! Brace yourselves for some thrilling news! The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) has finally revealed the long-awaited admission dates. We couldn’t be more excited to share with you an exciting and super-easy guide, packed with powerful strategies, to guarantee your child’s admission. Prepare to embark on a seamless adventure that will secure a bright educational future for your little one! Remember the closing dates are important. GDE registration closing date The MEC of Education, Matome Chiloane, just announced the dates for Grade 1 and/or Grade 8 applications for Gauteng public school 2024 academic year.
  • Opening Dates: Thursday 15 June 2023, Time: 08h00
  • Closing Dates: Friday 14 July 2023, Time: 23:59

Step-by-Step Guide for a successful GDE registration closing date

Visit GDE website

Go to the GDE website and click on the “Login” link at the top-right of the page.

Create account

If you are a first-time user, you will need to create an account by providing your name, email address, and password. If you already have an account, simply log in.

Select Grade

Choose the grade level for the learner you are registering. Keep in mind that you need to select the grade corresponding to the learner’s anticipated level for the upcoming academic year. Only parents applying for Grade 1 and 8 learners may apply to a maximum of 5 schools per child.

Provide personal and educational information

Please complete the necessary fields with personal and educational information about the learner, including their name, age, gender, and contact details.

Select a school

Select your preferred school as your first option, then you can choose up to four schools in order of preference to make a total of 5 selection.

Upload supporting documents

You will need to upload supporting documents such as:
​1. Parents/ legal guardian Identity Document
2. Proof of home/ work address
3. Child birth certificate
4. Clinic card for Grade 1 applications
5. Current school academic report card for Grade 8 applications​

Other medical informations like allergies, medication times and other, will have to be given to the school after a successful admission.

Click Submit

Once you have completed all the required fields and uploaded the necessary documents, submit your application by clicking “submit” button. We advice that all your documents be in PDF format.

Check Application Status

You can check the status of your application on the GDE online admissions website. The GDE will notify you via email or SMS if your application is successful or if further documentation is required.

Accept Placement

If your application is successful and your child is allocated a place at a school, you will need to accept the placement within the given timeframe.

Appeal the decision (if necessary)

If your child is not allocated a place at your preferred school or any of your preferences, you can appeal the decision by following the instructions on the GDE online admissions website.
The primary purpose of GDE admission is to ensure fair opportunities for all parents to secure admissions in schools located near their residential areas, without any bias based on race or social status. It strives to provide equal access to parents who applied before closind dates, and eliminate discriminatory practices in the education system.

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