Admission applications for the next school year takes place between February and March in the current year.

Phone the school office and arrange an appointment with Saskia Verschoor

TEL: 044 382 1422

Or Email Ms S. Verschoor

Please bring along the following:

  • Completed Admission form, signed (available on request from Mrs Verschoor)
  • Certified copy of birth certificate (not older than 6 months)
  • Clinic card (inoculations)
  • Report from previous school (Gr R – Gr 7)
  • Financial statement from previous school for last term attended
  • Certified proof of residence (not older than 6 months)
  • Certified copy of ID (both parents or guardian – not older than 6 months)

After admission, please remember to collect TRANSFER from previous school on last day of attendance.

Bring asseblief die volgende saam:

  • Voltooide vorm, geteken (Toelatingsvorm kan afgehaal word by Mev Verschoor)
  • Gesertifiseerde geboortesertifikaat (nie ouer as 6 maande)
  • Kliniekkaart (inentings)
  • Rapport van vorige skool (Gr R – Gr 7)
  • Finansiële state van vorige skool vir laaste kwartaal bygewoon
  • Gesertifiseerde bewys van woonadres (nie ouer as 6 maande)
  • Gesertifiseerde afskrif van ID dokument (albei ouers of voog – nie ouer as 6 maande)

Indien toegelaat word, onthou asseblief om OORPLASING by vorige skool op laaste  skooldag (bywoning) aan te vra en saam te bring.



  • Grade 1: Learners must be 6 turning 7.
  • The learner’s age should not exceed his Grade plus 6 for admission.
  • The age of the learner should not exceed two years above or below the chronological average age of the Grade.


  • The learner’s home language should be either English or Afrikaans as this is the language of tuition.


  • Parents must agree to pay the school fees as per the resolution adopted by a majority of parents attending the Annual General meetings in accordance with the Knysna Primary School Constitution. Parents must indicate their agreement by signing the enrolment form. In the case of divorced/separated parents, it is the responsibility of the parent applying at the school to ensure payment of school fees.
  • The school budgets for Subsidies from the income. This Subsidy is made available by the School Governing Body after perusing detailed documents completed by the parents. The State does not fund Welfare cases.


  • Class size:  Grade 1 – 3: max 30 learners, Grade 4 – 7 : max 35 learners
  • The learner should have completed a Reception year at a recognised Pre-School.
  • The learner should:
    – be a resident in Knysna,
    – live in the feeder area and
    – attend his/her nearest school
  • Learners with siblings currently at Knysna Primary School should enjoy preference.
  • Knysna Primary reserves the right to interview prospective learners.
  • Learners who have let their schooling lapse for a long period of time will not be accepted. The matter should be taken up with the Circuit Offices.
  • By enrolling your child at Knysna Primary School, you indicate that you accept the Code of Conduct of Knysna Primary School and you undertake to ensure that your child abides by the school rules