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OVER 229 000 APPLICATIONS PROCESSED ON FIRST DAY OF GDE ONLINE 2025 ADMISSIONS

OVER 229 000 APPLICATIONS PROCESSED ON FIRST DAY OF GDE ONLINE 2025 ADMISSIONS – Gauteng’s MEC for Education, Sport, Arts, Culture & Recreation, Matome Chiloane, is pleased to announce that more than 229 000 Grade 1 and Grade 8 applications were successfully processed on the first day of the 2025 Online Admissions application period.

The 2025 Online Admissions application period for Grade 1 and Grade 8 admissions in Gauteng commenced on Thursday, 11 July 2024, at 8:00 AM. Within the first hour alone, the system had recorded a total of 79 073 applications. By 4:00 PM, this number skyrocketed to a total of 229 885 successfully processed applications, comprising of 100 291 Grade 1 applications and 129 564 Grade 8 applications.

MEC Chiloane led the official launch of the 2025 Online Admissions system at the Diepsloot Youth Centre, assisting parents and guardians with the application process for their children entering Grade 1 and Grade 8 in Gauteng public schools for the 2025 academic year.
The 2025 Online Admissions application period will remain open until 12 August 2024. Parents and guardians can apply by CLICK HERE

Applicants are encouraged to either upload certified copies of the required documents onto the system or submit them at the schools they applied to within seven (7) school days.

Additionally, parents are urged to visit District Offices or one of the 80 Decentralised Walk-in Centres for assistance with their applications. For further help, applicants can contact the GDE’s Call Centre at 0800 000 789 or send a message via WhatsApp to 060 891 0361.
“We are proud of this monumental achievement, processing such a high number of applications on the first day. This success reflects the improvements made to the system, which operated smoothly, and the demand for the quality education provided at Gauteng public schools. We are delighted by the positive feedback from parents who completed their applications without issues and reassure others not to panic as the system will be open until 12 August,” said MEC Chiloane.

For more information, contact the Gauteng Department of Education’s Spokesperson, Steve Mabona on 072 574 3860 or Spokesperson for Gauteng Education MEC Matome Chiloane, Xolani Mkhwemte on 084 513 9285

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