Admissions - A guide for parents with sons entering Grade 8 in 2023
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
The application process begins by completing an online application form by clicking HERE.
THE INTERVIEW AND CAMPUS TOUR
Once you have submitted your application, it will be processed and you may be contacted for an interview and tour of the College campus.
On the day of your interview, a member of our Marketing Department will show you around our wonderful campus.
Should you have any queries, please contact Mrs Bianca Croeser at +27 (0) 33 386 8235.
GRADE 8 APPLICATIONS FOR 2023
Applications for Grade 8 typically commence from July in Grade 6 and parents are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
Please register your applications before 28 February 2022.
The following are required:
- A completed application form
- A current photograph of your son
- A copy of your son's unabridged 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 note that there is no application fee.
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; a group who is willing to contribute to building excellence at the College.
OFFERS OF PLACES
In the event that the College offers your son a place, parents will be given a certain period of time to respond. Thereafter, places will be offered to suitable applicants on the waiting list.
2023 GRADE 8 - NEW BOYS ORIENTATION WEEKEND
Before the start of Grade 8, boys who have accepted a place at St Charles College for 2023 will attend a weekend of activities that are tailor-made to help them prepare 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.
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.
Details of the scholarship process will be emailed to all applicants.
Scholarships are announced to the feeder schools at the end of May.
CLICK HERE for more information regarding our Scholarship Process.
Special Awards are offered at the discretion of the Principal and the Scholarship 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.
GRADE 6 OPEN WEEKEND
Friday and Saturday 10 & 11 December 2021
St Charles College invites Grade 6 boys who are considering enrolment into Grade 8 for 2023. Come and spend some time with us, meet awesome people and experience our campus. Click here for more information and to be directed to our application questionnaire.
Scholarship Assessments - March 2022
Scholarship offers made to successful candidates - April 2022
Scholarship Awards published to schools - May 2022
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 that you can make the right choice for your son’s future and education as he begins Grade 8. - Dean Riley (Marketing Manager)