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Giving your son
the strongest foundation

Admissions

As a parent, the choice of school for your children is one of the most significant decisions that you will have to make. We encourage prospective families to visit our beautiful estate and gain a real feel for the school's quality surroundings and atmosphere.

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Application Process

If you decide you would like your child to attend Highbury or the Weavers' Nest please follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the application form below.
  2. Pay the application fee of R580, which can be done via EFT or cheque.
  3. Send the completed application form and proof of payment to the Admissions Secretary via email, fax or delivery to Main Reception.

    (where possible please send the following with your application form: birth certificate, latest report and any other assessment reports).
  4. You will receive written confirmation that your details will be entered into our database.
Banking & Contact Details
BANK: Standard Bank
ACCOUNT NAME: Highbury School
HILLCREST BRANCH: 045726
ACCOUNT NUMBER: 052 017 346
admissions@hps.co.za
031 765 9838
8 Mcmillan Road, Hillcrest, 3610

GET STARTED WITH YOUR APPLICATION

Successfully sent the request off.
Please be patient.

What happens next depends on which year you have applied for:

Weavers' Nest Applicants

  1. Applicants for the Weavers' Nest will receive an email confirming receipt of application once the registration fee of R580 has been paid. As a prospective parent on the database they will receive the ‘Highbury Happenings' school newsletter.
  2. You will be invited to the Open Day.
  3. In April of that year parents will be informed if their child has been accepted, or put on the waitlist. A non-refundable acceptance fee of R2 000 will be required to confirm the space offered. If acceptance is declined or the fee unpaid, the next candidate on the waitlist will be notified.
  4. Should your application be unsuccessful it will automatically be rolled over to the next year.

Grade R Applicants

  1. Applicants for Grade R will receive an email confirming receipt of application once the registration fee of R580 has been paid. As a prospective parent on the database they will receive the ‘Highbury Happenings' school newsletter.
  2. Parents will receive and invitation to our Open Day and your son will be invited to do a benchmark assessment in the May prior to year of entry.
  3. Parents will be notified two weeks after the assessment if their son has been accepted, or put on the waitlist. A non-refundable acceptance fee of R9 000 (less the R2 000 paid in Weavers' Nest) will be required to confirm acceptance of the space offered. If acceptance is declined or the fee unpaid, the next candidate on the waitlist will be notified.
  4. Should your application be unsuccessful it will automatically be rolled over to the next year.

Foundation Phase and Senior Primary Applicants

  1. Applicants for Foundation Phase (Grade 1 – 7) will receive an email confirming receipt of application once the registration fee of R580 has been paid. As a prospective parent on the database they will receive the ‘Highbury Happenings' school newsletter.
  2. You will be invited to the Open Day.
  3. The applicant will be assessed in August of that year.
  4. Parents will be notified shortly after assessments have taken place as to whether their son has been accepted, or put on the waitlist. A non-refundable acceptance fee of R9 000 will be required to confirm acceptance of the space offered.
  5. Should your application be unsuccessful it will automatically be rolled over to the next year.

Important

Should you apply late in the year and miss the relevant assessment date, Highbury will look at accommodating you with a second assessment date.