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TOM NEWBY SCHOOL ADMISSIONS MEETING FOR 2010/2011 GRADE 7 WELCOME.

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1 TOM NEWBY SCHOOL ADMISSIONS MEETING FOR 2010/2011 GRADE 7 WELCOME

2 REGISTRATION PROCESS Begins on 13 July and ends on 23 September Begins on 13 July and ends on 23 September Process completed by end of September Process completed by end of September All learners must be placed by end of October All learners must be placed by end of October

3 WAITING LIST “A” AND “B” Waiting list A: Waiting list A: Learners whose parents’ home address or work address is the closest to the school Learners whose parents’ home address or work address is the closest to the school Learners from primary schools in the Geographical area Learners from primary schools in the Geographical area Learners with siblings who are already attending the school. Learners with siblings who are already attending the school. Waiting list B Waiting list B Learners who do not qualify in terms of waiting list “A” above Learners who do not qualify in terms of waiting list “A” above

4 APPLICATION FORM Parents must complete an application form from the high school of their choice and return this form to the high school Parents must complete an application form from the high school of their choice and return this form to the high school The placement of learners shall be guided by the criteria of first-come-first-served The placement of learners shall be guided by the criteria of first-come-first-served The provision of falsified information will lead to legal action being taken against the applicant and possible deregistration and consequent placement at relevant schools The provision of falsified information will lead to legal action being taken against the applicant and possible deregistration and consequent placement at relevant schools

5 PHASE 1 Meeting with Grade 7 parents Meeting with Grade 7 parents Criteria for waiting list A: Criteria for waiting list A: Learners whose parents’ home address or work address is the closest to the school Learners whose parents’ home address or work address is the closest to the school Learners from primary schools in the Geographical area Learners from primary schools in the Geographical area Learners with siblings who are already attending the school Learners with siblings who are already attending the school

6 PHASE 2 Only learners falling within these parameters will be placed on list A Only learners falling within these parameters will be placed on list A Those who choose to apply outside these parameters will be placed on list B Those who choose to apply outside these parameters will be placed on list B

7 PHASE 3 Parents collect, complete and return individual high school forms to the high school Parents collect, complete and return individual high school forms to the high school Parents must receive a waiting list number when they return the application form to the high school Parents must receive a waiting list number when they return the application form to the high school

8 PHASE 4 High schools issue written acceptance/non-acceptance letters by 5 November High schools issue written acceptance/non-acceptance letters by 5 November

9 APPEALS School must provide reasons in writing when a learner has been refused admission. To be done by 5 November School must provide reasons in writing when a learner has been refused admission. To be done by 5 November Parents must be provided with a District appeal form Parents must be provided with a District appeal form November – Appeal forms submitted to D/o by applicants. All documentation must accompany appeal forms November – Appeal forms submitted to D/o by applicants. All documentation must accompany appeal forms

10 APPEALS District director adjudicates and communicates outcome to parents District director adjudicates and communicates outcome to parents November - written responses to applicants November - written responses to applicants Only thereafter appeal to MEC Only thereafter appeal to MEC All documentation, including the director’s response, must accompany appeal form All documentation, including the director’s response, must accompany appeal form

11 MANAGEMENT PLAN Begins 13 July and ends on 23 September Begins 13 July and ends on 23 September 8 October – All schools submit lists to D/o 8 October – All schools submit lists to D/o 12 – 22 October - District Director signs lists 12 – 22 October - District Director signs lists 25 October – Schools collect lists from D/o 25 October – Schools collect lists from D/o High schools issue written acceptance/non- acceptance letters by 5 November High schools issue written acceptance/non- acceptance letters by 5 November

12 MANAGEMENT PLAN November – Appeal forms submitted to D/o by applicants. All documentation must accompany appeal forms November – Appeal forms submitted to D/o by applicants. All documentation must accompany appeal forms November - written responses to applicants November - written responses to applicants 29 November – 3 December – Appeal forms to MEC 29 November – 3 December – Appeal forms to MEC November - written responses to applicants November - written responses to applicants Only thereafter appeal to MEC Only thereafter appeal to MEC All documentation, including the director’s response, must accompany appeal form All documentation, including the director’s response, must accompany appeal form

13 DISTRICT OFFICE Munpen Building Munpen Building 78 Howard Avenue 78 Howard Avenue Benoni Benoni Tel: (011) Tel: (011) Fax: (011) Fax: (011)


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