What To Do If You Missed The WCED Admissions Deadline


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Online School admission applications are intended to make the school admissions process convenient for both the education department and parents. However, for various reasons, it does happen that parents miss application deadlines, but the Western Cape Education Department has a way around this.  

 


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Missing a school admissions deadline can be a nightmare if you are a parent looking to enrol your children into a school. 

Thankfully, you can still apply for school admission past the specified deadline if you are a parent that is based in the Western Cape. This provincial education department enables you to submit a school admission application even if the deadline period has passed. 

How to submit a WCED admissions application past deadline 

To do this, parents must apply by completing the WCED's learner placement form and submitting this at their education district office.

However, the department also emphasizes that applying past the deadline means that you will have to wait until all placement offers are made to on-time applicants. This means that your application will be processed once the available placements have been confirmed.

The parents who submitted their online school application on time are likely to have received the outcome of their application.

How to check your WCED application outcome

If you are among this cohort of parents, you can visit the department's website where you will be able to see the list of schools applied to, with the outcome of the application to each school visible. 

This cohort of applicants can check the outcome of their application on the department’s website. If you have received a placement offer for your child, a button will be visible that will allow you to confirm and accept the place.

If you receive a placement offer from multiple schools you will have to accept your preferred offer within a specified period after receiving it from the Department. 

The WCED also intervenes to assist parents who apply during the deadline period but fail to secure a placement offer. However, it is worth noting that this usually only happens when all vacant placement offers have been filled. This is also usually when all the remaining available placement spaces are confirmed.

Knowing this, the department emphasizes the importance of ensuring that an admission application is submitted by the specified deadline, as failure to do so could possibly result in parents having to settle for a school that does not match their preference.    

 

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Parents who have submitted school admission applications in the Western Cape have been advised to accept the placement offers. The department has also emphasized the importance of doing this within the specified deadline. 






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