St John's College

School structure:

  • Remove (Grade 8) Age – year child turns 14 - Main entry point into the College
  • Lower IV (Grade 9) Age – year child turns 15
  • Upper IV (Grade 10) Age – year child turns 16
  • Lower V (Grade 11) Age – year child turns 17
  • Upper V (Grade 12) Age – year child turns 18

Admissions timeline for Grade 8 (Remove) entry in 2020

St John’s College Open Day was on the 29 September 2018 from 09h00 to 13h00

We encourage you to apply no later than your son’s Grade 6 year.

All Grade 8 (Remove) applicants are invited to attend our Open Day on 29 September 2018. Alternatively, visits and tours of the College take place on selected Tuesdays at 14h15. Please email [email protected] to schedule your tour.

Entrance exams

Entrance exams take place on the 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th of February 2019.

All applicants will be invited to write the St John’s College entrance examinations in Maths and English at the beginning of your child’s Grade 7 year. Bookings for the entrance exam will open in January and the school will send out a communication about how to book your son’s test date.

When your son arrives for the entrance exam in February, please submit the following documents:

  • Grade 6 year-end report
  • A passport photograph
  • A short CV highlighting any achievements in sports, academic, cultural and/or community service
  • Other supporting documents or testimonials

Please do not submit any original documentation, medals or certificates. These will not be accepted.

Based on their entrance exam results, boys will be invited for an interview. Consideration for entry into the College will take into account the entrance exam results, the interview and any other supporting documentation.

*This does not apply to the boys who have come through St John's Preparatory School.