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To complete an application, please read through the important information below detailing the application process.

Application Process

The following information must be submitted together with the application (both online or downloaded):

  • proof of payment of the non-refundable registration fee of R350
      Bank Name: First National Bank
      Branch: Plumstead
      Branch Code: 201109
      Account Name: Herschel Association
      Account Number: 62047919800
      Reference: (Surname of student/Family Account Code + Grade)
  • the applicant’s unabridged birth certificate or a birth certificate accompanied with both parents’ ID copies
  • applicant’s latest school report (where applicable)
  • a valid study permit or proof of application thereof, in the case of non-South African citizens
  • proof of legal guardianship (where applicable).

Application Download Process

  • Download the relevant Admissions Application
  • Completed applications must be emailed to the respective admissions manager:

Application Downloads

Pre-Preparatory Application
Preparatory Application
Senior Application

Online Application Process

  • Complete the online Admissions Application by entering details of the Contact (Parent/s) and the Pupil/s fields. Please ensure to fill in all details.
  • After submitting the application, the primary contact will receive an email response with a username and password to access the application. Please read through the Terms and Conditions before submitting.
  • The contact will be able to log into the portal using the username and password to upload, edit details and complete the application form. To return to the application, revert to the Admissions application selecting the online application option. Click on the login button positioned on the right side of the page.
  • The contact will receive an email acknowledging receipt of the application. Only then is the application complete. 

Online Application Forms

Pre-Preparatory and Preparatory Application Form (Online)
Senior Application Form (Online)

Please do not hesitate to contact our Admissions Offices should you require assistance with the online application. Our Admissions offices are open between 07:30 and 16:00.

School Song

We are assembled here in love,
We are united, we care for one another.
The greatest lesson of all is the one
That teaches us to live together, together.

Everyone’s a spark and in the night
Together we make a light, a fire burning bright
Ad Dei Gloriam; Inkosi mayibongwe:
To the glory of our God: this is what we believe.

In times of trouble we support
Our fellows; we are taught to be there for our friends.
And all around us, there will be
That special unity, that binds us all together.

If we come back after many years,
We will think fondly of the things that we remember,
And the friends that we made then,
These will be friends forever, forever.

By Thandi Siebert, Head Girl 1993