Gauteng online admissions application for 2023

Gauteng online admissions application for 2023

GDE Admissions Online Applications for 2023

2023 ONLINE ADMISSIONS Play your part! Apply online for Grade 1 and/or Grade 8 to secure space at a Gauteng Public School from 22 July 2022 to 19 August 2022

Placement offers will be sent to the cellphone number the parent/guardian registered with from 3 October 2022 to 30 November 2022


For admission of your child to Grade 1 or Grade 8 in a public school, apply online from 08:00 on 22 July 2022 to midnight on 19 August 2022.

Parents/guardians with children going to Grade 1 and/or Grade 8 in 2023 are reminded to log on to  to apply to a school.

  • Assistance regarding online applications is also available at any walk-in centre or school in your area

Parents/guardians are required to provide one reliable cellphone number to receive a username and password, and other important information about the child’s application

All applicants need to remember to upload certified copies of required documents on the system or submit documents to the schools they applied to within 7 days of making the application

Parents/guardians are urged to log on to the system and accept offers of placement that will be sent via SMS from 3 October 2022 to 30 November 2022


The Gauteng Department of Education has declared that: the Placement Period for Grade 1 and Grade 8 learners for the 2023 Academic Year will commence on 3 October 2022 and close on 30 November 2022. Check the Current GDE Admissions Phase For more details about GDE Placement 2022

Current GDE Admissions Phase: Application Period

Placement of Learners by Schools [3 October 2022 – 31 October 2022]

During this period, parents will receive offers of placement via SMS. Where spaces are available, parents may receive offers from all schools they applied to. The System will notify parents when there are no further offers available. Parents are advised to accept each offer within 7 days or will forfeit the offer. The latest offer accepted will cancel all previous offers

Placement of Unplaced Learners by Districts – [17 October 2022 – 30 November 2022 ]

During this period, all learners who could not be placed at the schools they applied to due to all spaces being filled or due to not meeting Admissions Criteria, are placed at schools with available space.


The Gauteng Department of Education is mandated to progressively provide compulsory basic education to all learners in the province, including learners with special needs and early childhood education. The Department therefore; seeks to provide access to quality teaching, learning and assessment for all learners in the Gauteng Province.

Welcome to GDE Admissions Online Applications for 2020 (Grade 1 and Grade 8 in Public Schools)

GDE Admissions High-Pressure Schools 2022/2023

These are schools that are in high demand, thus receiving a significantly higher number of applications than the available spaces.

High Pressure Schools