German International School Cape Town

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General Admissions

Please contact our admissions office on +27 (0) 21 480 3861 or email

Application for Grade 5 (for English-speaking learners)

In Grade 5 English-speaking learners are able to enrol at the DSK, without any prior knowledge of the German language. Interested Grade 4 learners need to register for an entrance assessment, which determines English and Mathematical competency.
In the English test, listening and reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary and grammar are tested. There are no multiple-choice questions. The Mathematics test consists of basic numeracy, number patterns, measurement, fractions, word sums and logical thinking. It also includes a fundamental interpretation of graphs and tables. 

Entrance assessment date: 11 May 2024 
Registration deadline: 6 May 2024

If you would like to register for the entrance assessment, please email

For further information please contact the Head of the English stream Susanne Lingeveldt

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