German International School Cape Town

English stream entrance assessment

Entrance assessment for Grade 5

Only in Grade 5, English speaking children with no prior knowledge of the German language can join the DSK. 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: 13 May 2023
Registration deadline: TBC

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

For further information please contact the Head of the English stream:  Mrs Steinmeyer  or  Mr Pandit

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