How to apply

Please complete your online application by selecting the appropriate button (Pre-Primary, Preparatory, or College) below.

PLEASE NOTE: Grade 8 applications for 2022 are CLOSED. Should you wish to be added to the waiting list, please submit an initial enquiry and indicate in the question field that you wish to be added to the waiting list.

Useful documents that will enable you to successfully submit your application (please ensure that you have them available for upload before you start your application):

  1. Certified copy of birth certificate or identity document of child (PDF)
  2. A certified copy of the child’s passport – for foreign nationals (PDF)
  3. Certified copy of identity document of each parent and/or guardian (PDF)
  4. Copy of latest report from the scholar’s present school (PDF)
  5. A copy of the front and back of the medical aid card, including a copy of the main member’s identity document (all on one PDF)
  6. For foreign scholars, a copy of their foreign students’ medical aid certificate that will cover them in South Africa; alternatively complete the application form for Medical insurance for foreign scholars during the application process (PDF)
  7. For scholars without medical aid, parents should download, sign, scan and upload the affidavit available in the application process, stating that a) that their child is not covered by medical aid, and b) which local government hospital the child should be taken to in the event of serious illness when the parent is not available (PDF)
  8. An ID/Passport photograph of your child (JPEG)
  9. Proof of payment of administration fee (PDF – details below)

A non-refundable Administration Fee of R500 is required to accompany your application. You will be prompted to upload a proof of payment during the online registration process. Please EFT using the following bank details:

Account Name:    The Woodridge Trust
Bank Name:         Standard Bank
Account Number: 080372120
Branch Code:       050017
Swift Code:          SBZAZAJJ
Reference:           Child’s name & surname

Woodridge Tuition & Boarding Fees 2021

Please download, complete and save the following documents as a pdf before you start completing your application:

- Parent contract (all applicants)
- Bus Booking form (if applicable)
- Travel policy (all Boarder applicants)
- College Subject Choices (all College applicants)
- College Sports Choices (all College applicants)
- Shop and Pocket Money Authorisation form (Prep & College applicants)
- Music Tuition Form (if applicable)
- Woodridge Equestrian Centre Tuition and Livery Form (if applicable)
- Debit Order Authorisation Form (applicable if debit order will be your preferred method of payment)
- Declaration to be emailed to current school (Pre-Primary)
- Declaration to be emailed to current school (Prep & College)

Pre-Primary Application (Gr 0000-R)Preparatory Application (Gr 1-7)College Application (Gr 8-12)


Following receipt of your completed application form:

  1. Should you have not met the Headmaster before and viewed the campus you will be contacted for an interview and tour of the campus - either on-campus or virtual, depending on your location.
  2. Should your application be successful, you will receive a provisional acceptance letter offering your child a place at the school and which will detail the enrolment fee payable (these terms and conditions are also available in the Tuition and Boarding Fees document).
  3. On receipt of the enrolment fee and the returned signed acceptance letter accepting the offer of a place at Woodridge, your application process will be complete.
  4. New pupil information will be provided before your child starts school at Woodridge; however a list of useful documents is available here: