Parents and guardians must provide schools with ONE reliable cellphone number which they use on a daily basis so that they can receive important SMSes throughout the application period.
PHASE 1: 15 October – 30 November 2021
PHASE 2: 15 November – 30 November 2021Parents & guardians must pay close attention to what’s expected of them in each phase.
PHASE 1: learners currently in Grade 7 in public schools, but will be starting Grade 8 in 2022
PHASE 2: learners either starting Grade 1 or Grade 8 in 2022, but are currently not in a public school.
Once parents/guardians have ensured that they have registered ONE reliable cellphone number with schools, an SMS notification with a LINK will be sent to that number prompting parents/guardians to complete the 5 Step Application Process.
The 5 Step Application Process is as follows:
STEP 1: Verification of Parent/Guardian Details
STEP 2: Verification of Home Address Details
STEP 3: Verification of Learner Details
STEP 4: Apply to Max of 5 Schools
STEP 5: Uploading Documents Within 7 Days.
These are the documents required for Grade 1 and 8 applications. Parents & guardians must ensure that these documents are certified & uploaded on the system/submitted at schools within 7 DAYS of applying.
The Placement Criteria for both Phases in order of priority is:
1) Home address within school’s feeder zone
2) Sibling/precious schools
3) Work address within school’s feeder zone
4) Home address within 30km radius
5) Home address beyond 30km radius.
Mzukona Mantshontsho is the founder of Nyakaza Media Solutions. Nyakaza Media Solutions is an organisation that was established to help community organisations, business entities, and schools to research, write, document, report, analyse, edit, publish newsletters or bulletins in hard-copy, on-line and maintain websites with the relevant content as per the editorial policy of that organisation, school or entity.
Nyakaza Media Solutions has a vision to promote and bring dialogue to communities, businesses and schools about issues that affect them.
Nyakaza Media Solutions is on a mission to develop and encourage communities, businesses and learners to celebrate the good, applaud excellence, welcome growth, strive to be better individuals, businesses and communities, want more knowledge, discourage bad and counter-productive behaviour as well as communities, businesses and learners that want to be great SOUTH AFRICANS.
Nyakaza Media Solutions is making use of Yo School Magazine as a platform that learners in all schools to make use of to write their stories.