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*

If paid in full by 31 January at the latest
BOARDING & FIXED BILLINGS* BOARDING & FIXED BILLINGS*
If paid in full by 31 January at the latest
Grade 12 R119 175 R113 220 R213 285 R202 625
Grade 11 R119 160 R113 205 R212 820 R202 180
Grade 10 R118 080 R112 180 R211 740 R201 155
Grades 8 & 9 R116 440 R110 620 R210 100 R199 595
Grade 7 R105 400 R100 130
Grades 4 - 6 R96 320 R91 505
Grade 3 R81 520 R77 445
Grade 2 R74 000 R70 300
Grade 1 R73 320 R69 655
Grade R R54 620 R51 890

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 650 Payable as follows:
Terms 1 & 2 – R2 250 per term; Term 3 – R2 150
Day Girls' Lunch R1 980 per term (5 days per week); R1 800 (4 days per week)
Day Girls' Supper R48.50 per meal
Aftercare R27.00 per hour
Capital Development & Enrolment Fees R16 600 payable on acceptance
Scholar’s Personal Accident Insurance and Netcare 911 (Compulsory) R300 per annum

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 15%.

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 BOARDING & FIXED BILLINGS *


PER ANNUM
ESTIMATED COMPULSORY VARIABLE BILLINGS*

PER ANNUM
TOTAL BOARDING, FIXED BILLINGS* & COMPULSORY VARIABLE BILLINGS* PER ANNUM MONTHLY DEBIT ORDER INSTALMENT
Grade 12 Day
Grade 12 Boarder
R119 175
R213 285
R11 525
R11 715
R130 700
R225 000
R13 070
R22 500
Grade 11 Day
Grade 11 Boarder
R119 160
R212 820
R7 040
R7 230
R126 200
R220 050
R12 620
R22 005
Grade 10 Day
Grade 10 Boarder
R118 080
R211 740
R7 620
R7 810
R125 700
R219 550
R12 570
R21 955
Grade 9 Day
Grade 9 Boarder
R116 440
R210 100
R14 560
R14 750
R131 000
R224 850
R13 100
R22 485
Grade 8 Day
Grade 8 Boarder
R116 440
R210 100
R6 860
R7 050
R123 300
R217 150
R12 330
R21 715
Grade 7 R105 400 R6 350 R111 750 R11 175
Grade 4 - 6 R96 320 R6 280 R102 600 R10 260
Grade 3 R81 520 R4 530 R86 050 R8 605
Grade 2 R74 000 R4 500 R78 500 R7 850
Grade 1 R73 320 R4 480 R77 800 R7 780
Grades R R54 620 R1 980 R56 600 R5 660

* 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) R39 725 R71 095

* Where applicable, all amounts include VAT at 15%.


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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Take the first step towards your daughter's success

Put her name down from birth to secure her place at St Mary's