Admission Requirements

Application for the admission of a learner to Woodlands may be made at any time.

Acceptance of a learner to Woodlands School is subject to the following conditions:

  • An interest-free refundable deposit equivalent to two months school fees is paid before enrolment.
  • The ability of the parent/guardian to pay the required school fees.
  • The completion of a stop order for the payment of such fees by the parent/guardian.

The payment of admission/administration fees as determined by the School Governing Board (SGB).

The signing of the contract between the school and the parent/guardian.

The signing of the school Code of Conduct by the parent/guardian.

The signing of the indemnity document by the parent/guardian.

A learner may be denied admission to Woodlands on the following grounds:

  • The inability of the parents/guardians to pay the required fees.
  • If the age of the learner exceeds the average age of such a learner’s peer group by three years or more.

Language Policy

The tuition at Woodlands School is in English and learners are expected to be proficient in the medium of instruction. Afrikaans at first or second language level is compulsory for all learners as from Grade 4.

Learning Areas

The following formal learning areas (subjects) are offered at Woodlands:

Pre-School and Foundation Phase:

  • Home Language
  • First Additional Language
  • Second Additional Language (Grade 2 & 3)
  • Mathematics
  • Life Skills

Grades 4 to 6:

  • English Home Language
  • Afrikaans First Additional Language
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Life skills
  • Art
  • Physical Education

Grades 7:

  • English Home Language
  • Afrikaans First Additional Language
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Economic & Management Sciences
  • Creative Arts
  • Life skills
  • Physical Education

The following extra-mural activities are offered at Woodlands:

Ball Skills

Athletics

Cross Country

Cricket

Netball

Hockey

Soccer

Chess

Eisteddfod

Swimming

Tennis

Multi Media

 

Toddlers

  • No deposit
  • Admission/activity fee: R450 per annum payable on admission.
  • School fees: R1050 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R1 075 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 000

  • No deposit
  • Admission/activity fee: R450 per annum payable on admission.
  • School fees: R1 070 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R1 095 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 00

  • No deposit
  • Admission/activity fee: R450 per annum payable on admission.
  • School fees: R1 070 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R1 095 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade R

  • No deposit
  • Admission/activity fee: R450 per annum payable on admission.
  • School fees: R1 105 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R1 130 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 1:

  • Refundable deposit of R2 910 payable before admission.
  • Registration fee: 00
  • Educational fund: 00 (payable annually by all grade 1 to 7 learners)
  • School fees: R1 455 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R1 480 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 2:

  • Refundable deposit of R3 130 payable before admission.
  • Registration fee: 00
  • Educational fund: 00 (payable annually by all grade 1 to 7 learners)
  • School fees: R1 565 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R1 590 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 3:

  • Refundable deposit of R3790 payable before admission.
  • Registration fee: 00
  • Educational fund: 00 (payable annually by all grade 1 to 7 learners)
  • School fees: R1 895 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R1 920 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 4:

  • Refundable deposit of R4 230 payable before admission.
  • Registration fee: 00
  • Educational fund: 00 (payable annually by all grade 1 to 7 learners)
  • School fees: R2 115 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R2 140 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 5:

  • Refundable deposit of R4 650 payable before admission.
  • Registration fee: 00
  • Educational fund: 00 (payable annually by all grade 1 to 7 learners)
  • School fees: R2 325 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R2 350 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 6:

  • Refundable deposit of R5 110 payable before admission.
  • Registration fee: 00
  • Educational fund: 00 (payable annually by all grade 1 to 7 learners)
  • School fees: R2 555 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R2 580 is payable monthly for 12 months.

Grade 7:

  • Refundable deposit of R5 550 payable before admission.
  • Registration fee: 00
  • Educational fund: 00 (payable annually by all grade 1 to 7 learners)
  • School fees: R2 775 plus R25 for monthly requirements – a total of R2 800 is payable monthly for 12 months.

 

IMPORTANT:

  • Deposits are only refundable in cases where a term’s written notice is received.
  • Deposits must be paid in full before learner enters Woodlands.
  • School fees are payable in advance and must reach the school no later than the 5th of each month. Late fees attract an administration fee of R50.00.
  • School fees must be paid by stop order.
  • Should the school fee account fall more than one month in arrears the learner will be requested to leave the school immediately.
  • Failure to pay fees will result in the account being handed over to our debt collectors and/or attorneys.
  • A discount of 5 % of the school fees is granted if such fees for the year are fully paid before 31st

 

Additional charges:

Stationery and Equipment:

Learners are supplied with most exercise (writing) books and most text books.  Text books not supplied by the school must be purchased by the parent/guardian.  All other stationery and equipment required by the learners is paid for by the parent/guardian.  All grade 1 to 7 learners will be issued with a Woodlands Homework Diary at the beginning of the school year or when they enter during the year.

A full list of the requirements for each grade is available from the administrator.

 

Monthly Requirements:

  • 1 ream of copy paper
  • 1 box of tissues Included in school fee
  • 1 toilet roll

 

Educational Fund:

An education fund of R800.00 per year is payable annually by all learners from Grade 1 to 7.  This includes costs for day trips, outings, additional activities arranged by the school, transport to and from such outings and transport to all sports events.  Other unforeseen costs are also paid by the educational fund. 

 

Tours:

Costs towards annual educational tours are not included in Educational fund and are payable by the parent/guardian.

 

School Uniform:

All learners at Woodlands School are required to wear the full and correct school uniform at all times.  Parents/guardians are responsible for the payment of school uniforms.

 

A full list of the school uniform requirements and suppliers is available in the Homework diary or from the administrator.

Termly Requirements:

At the beginning of every term the following must be provided by each learner:

 

Toddlers:            

1 Box of tissues

1 Ream of 80g A3 paper once a year

 

Pre-school:        

1 Box of tissues

1 Ream of 80g A4 paper

 

Grade 1 – 7:       

1 Box of tissues

1 Ream of 80g A4 paper

 

Aftercare:

Monday to Friday  R480.00

Monday to Thursday  R380.00

Toddlers  R300.00

 

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