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Admissions Procedure


Admissions are an ongoing process throughout the whole school year but the majority of new enrolments are at the beginning of the school year.  The admission process that is followed is strictly according to the guidelines as prescribed by the Gauteng Department of Education.


Once it has been confirmed that the learner is in need of special education then the school should be contacted to arrange an appointment for an assessment.  The learner is then assessed by the multidisciplinary team and an application form can be completed and submitted.


As soon as the suitable placement for the learner becomes available the Parents/Guardians are contacted to bring their child in for the final placement interview.


The following documentation is needed when forwarding the application form to the school:

  • Parent’s / guardian identity document
  • Learner’s birth certificates or identity document
  • A medical report must be submitted
  • A Psychologist and Therapist reports must be submitted, if appropriate.
  • Pediatric Neurology assessments are very important and need to be done. This is the parents’ responsibility.


If a leaner is from a mainstream school, the following documents will be required:

  • Learner’s latest progress report
  • Learner profile and transfer card
  • GDE 450 SUPPORT FORM- From the institutional level support team to show that all efforts to assist the learner have been made before the learner was referred to a special school.


Who can apply?

  • Learners with severe intellectual disabilities.
  • From the age of three years if severely intellectually disabled.
  • If Learners are from mainstream;not older than Thirteen years.
  • Learners shall be transferred to the Connie Mngomezulu Vocational Training Workshop after the age of nineteen.



Nokuthula, as a special school, shall admit learners referred by schools, clinics, hospitals and the district throughout the year. Please note there is a 3 month Observation period in certain cases.