Admissions

Welcome to the St Mary's family

At St Mary's, we accept new learners from Grade R through to Matric, with Grade R and Grade 8 being our standard point of entry.


Complete the application form and submit it with all the relevant supporting documentation*

You will be notified once your daughter's name has been successfully added to the waiting list

If your application is successful, you will receive a letter +/- 18 months prior to your daughter's starting date

You will then need to complete the admission agreement and pay the confirming fee

*Supporting documentation required :

  • Copy of your daughter's unabridged birth certificate
  • Copy of your daughter's latest school report (where applicable)
  • Copy of both parents' identity documents
  • Credit Check form completed and signed by both parents
  • Photo of your daughter
  • Proof of residence – utility bill

Old Girls Admissions

At St Mary's we understand the importance of family. That's why siblings of children currently enrolled at St Mary's, as well as siblings and children of St Mary's Old Girls, are given special consideration during the admission process.

Complete the application form and submit it with all the relevant supporting documentation*

For Grades 1 and upwards, your daughter will be required to sit the school's entrance assessment.

In certain instances, particularly for High School applicants, your daughter may be required to have an interview with the principal and/or other teachers.

In all cases, we will require a copy of your daughter's most recent school report.

If insufficient places are available, your daughter may be placed on a waiting list*. She will be offered a place, the moment any become available.

You will then need to complete the admission agreement and pay the enrolment fees.

*Waiting lists are valid for one year only. Thereafter the school reserves its rights to reassess your daughter.


Old Girls Admissions

At St Mary's we understand the importance of family. That's why siblings of children currently enrolled at St Mary's, as well as siblings and children of St Mary's Old Girls, are given special consideration during the admission process.

FIXED BILLINGS** & BOARDING FEES PER ANNUM
Grade Fixed Billings** Fixed Billings** BOARDING & FIXED BILLINGS** BOARDING & FIXED BILLINGS**
Grade 12 R110 850 R105 310* R198 390 R188 475*
Grade 11 R110 840 R105 300* R198 360 R188 445*
Grade 10 R109 840 R104 350* R197 360 R187 495*
Grades 8 & 9 R108 820 R103 380* R196 340 R186 525*
Grade 7 R98 500 R93 575*
Grades 4 - 6 R90 020 R85 520*
Grade 3 R76 180 R72 370*
Grades 1 & 2 R69 160 R65 705*
Grade R R51 040 R48 490*

* If paid in full by 31 January at the latest


OTHER BILLINGS**:

Variable Billings Includes items such as setworks, plays, excursions, personal accident insurance, sports tours and trips, extra lessons, house levies, IEB levies (Grade 12 only), The Journey (Grade 9 only), the sms service, Olympiads, Mathletics, study guidelines and some subject specific consumables. Every effort is made to keep the variable billings to a minimum.
Grade 12 IEB Levy R6 100 Payable as follows:
Terms 1 & 2 – R2 100 per term; Term 3 - R1 900
Day Girls' Lunch R1 850 per term (5 days per week); R1 680 (4 days per week)
Day Girls' Supper R45.00 per meal
Aftercare R25.00 per hour
Capital Development & Enrolment Fees R16 600 payable on acceptance

A TERM'S NOTICE (IN WRITING) IS REQUIRED BEFORE:

  • Removal of a pupil from the school
  • Removal of a pupil from boarding
  • Discontinuance of any extra or special subject/s

Failing which, a full term's fixed billings** and boarding fees will become payable in lieu of such notice.

SCHOLAR'S PERSONAL ACCIDENT INSURANCE (COMPULSORY):

Insurance cover for your daughter is compulsory and the cost is automatically charged to your account. The school’s insurers have not yet advised us of the amount for 2018. This will be communicated as soon as it is available.

PLEASE NOTE:

We prefer electronic payments and for security reasons we do not accept cash payments at the school. Parents are asked, therefore, to deposit any cash amounts directly into the school account and fax or email payment details through to the school on 031-7640011 or admin@stmarysdsg.co.za. Our bank account details are as follows:

Bank Nedbank
Name of Account St Mary's DSG, Kloof
Branch Corporate
Branch Number 198765
Account Number 1648180523

** Where applicable, all amounts include VAT at 14%.

Payment options

(a) Annually

Payment of the annual fixed billings* and boarding fees IN FULL before the end of January.

(b) Monthly (compulsory for all pupils starting at the school on or after 1 January 2008)

School billings* must be paid monthly over 10 months (Jan – Oct) using the school’s debit order system. The debit order will be deducted on the last working day of every month. There is no charge for this facility. An R100* administration fee will be charged if there is a default on any payment. Interest at a rate of 5% above the prime lending rate will be charged on any overdue portion. The monthly debit order instalment is as follows:

Grade ESTIMATED COMPULSORY VARIABLE BILLINGS* PER ANNUM: MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER INSTALMENT
Grade 12 Day
Grade 12 Boarder
R11 500
R11 710
R12 235
R21 010
Grade 11 Day
Grade 11 Boarder
R7 010
R7 190
R11 785
R20 555
Grade 10 Day
Grade 10 Boarder
R7 010
R7 190
R11 685
R20 455
Grade 9 Day
Grade 9 Boarder
R14 330
R14 510
R12 315
R21 085
Grade 8 Day
Grade 8 Boarder
R6 430
R6 610
R11 525
R20 295
Grade 7 R6 350 R10 485
Grade 4 - 6 R6 280 R9 630
Grade 3 R4 470 R8 065
Grade 1 & 2 R4 290 R7 345
Grades R R1 960 R5 300

* If paid in full by 31 January at the latest


Payment Method

(c) Quarterly (not applicable to pupils starting at the school on or after 1 January 2008)

Quarterly fixed billings*, boarding fees and variable billings* paid IN FULL on or before the first day of the term. Failure to comply will result in the payment terms being automatically converted to the monthly debit order system. Interest at a rate of 5% above the prime lending rate will be charged on any overdue portion. Grade 12 fixed billings* and boarder fees are charged over three terms. The billings are as follows:

Grade Fixed Billings* per term BOARDING & FIXED BILLINGS* PER TERM
Grade 12 (charged over three terms) R36 950 R66 130
Grade 11 R27 710 R49 590

* Where applicable, all amounts include VAT at 14%.


St Mary's Bursaries

We believe in giving every girl the opportunity to be the best that they can be. Our girls are given the tools to make the most of their talents and are encouraged to take advantage of the exceptional academic, spiritual, cultural and sporting programmes on offer at St Mary's. In this vein, we offer a limited number of bursaries to deserving candidates entering Grade 8 and Grade 10.

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