Admissions Guide

Admissions - A guide for parents with sons entering Grade 8 in 2022

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FROM THE PRINCIPAL
As you learn more about our College I hope you will agree that we offer unsurpassed value in education. We work hard to provide a global learning experience for your son. We’ve gone out of our way to design a school that inspires boys with the confidence they need to hold their own anywhere in the world.

If you’re excited about character education for your son and want the best international thinking to be part of his schooling, you’re invited to come and visit our exceptional College. We would enjoy the opportunity to show you what drives us towards becoming the leading Independent School for boys in Africa. - Mr Allen van Blerk (Principal)

THE STARTING POINT
THE APPLICATION FORM
All applications begin with making an enquiry and completing an online application form by clicking HERE.
If you need any assistance, please contact Mrs Bianca Croeser at +27 (0) 33 386 8235.

THE INTERVIEW
Once you have submitted your application it will be processed and you may be contacted for an interview.

CAMPUS TOUR
Please request a school tour to view our facilities and to find out more about our school.

GRADE 8 APPLICATIONS FOR 2022
Applications for Grade 8 typically commence in Grade 6. Parents are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
Please register your applications before 28 February 2021.

INFORMATION EVENINGS
Two Information evenings are held in February each year. Please contact Mrs Bianca Croeser to receive a date reminder.

DOCUMENTATION
The following are required:

  • An application form
  • A current photograph of your son
  • Birth certificate
  • A copy of your son's latest school report

In addition, the College will request a confidential report from your son's current Primary School.
*Please ensure that all information supplied is up to date.

INTERVIEWS BY INVITATION
The College is an independent boys’ school and offers places to boys in accordance with its goals to compete across academic, sporting and cultural areas. We look for a diverse group of boys with the attitude and values that characterise our College and who are willing to contribute to building excellence at the College.

OFFERS OF PLACES
In the event of an offer of a place from the College, parents will be given a certain period of time to respond. Thereafter places will be offered to suitable applicants on the waiting list.

2022 GRADE 8 NEW BOYS WEEKEND
In September 2021 the boys who have been offered and accepted places at the College for 2022 are invited to attend a weekend of activities that are tailor-made to help prepare them for the year ahead.

THE SCHOLARSHIP PROCESS

As a member of ISASA we make offers of scholarships on the day agreed to by ISASA schools.
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To be eligible to apply for a scholarship ALL candidates are required to have submitted an application for admission together with the relevant documentation to St Charles College.
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Invitations to scholarship examinations will be made in writing thereafter.
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Scholarships are announced to the feeder schools at the end of May.
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All-Round scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the Principal and the Scholarships Awards Committee.

*Candidates who are not able to participate in our scholarship examinations at the College may request special consent to write the examinations at an approved venue.

SCHOLARSHIP EXAMINATION DATES

Friday 04 December - Sunday 06 December 2020
Grade 6 Sports Assessment Weekend

March 2021
Academic Scholarship Assessment
Sport Scholarship Assessment
Music candidates - Practical Assessment

April 2021
Scholarship offers made to successful candidates

May 2021
2021 Scholarship Awards published to schools

Our friendly admissions team would like to assist you as you explore St Charles College. We hope that you will develop a positive feel of the College and a real sense of who we are and why we believe that an exceptional international education at a Christian school for boys is something you’ll want your son to experience. We look forward to leading you through the process of getting to know us better so you can make the right choice for your son’s future and education as he begins Grade 8. - Dean Riley (Marketing Manager)