College Admissions


Bishops is an Anglican boys' English-medium school.

  • In accordance with the school’s Diversity and Transformation policy, preference is given to black applicants
  • Preference is also given to sons of ODs and siblings
  • As an Independent School the ability of parents to pay the fees is a consideration

There are a limited number of scholarships and bursaries which can be applied for.


  1. Complete the online application form.
  2. At the end of the registration process you will be prompted to pay the non-refundable registration fee via PayFast. Payment options include credit/debit cards, InstantEFT, Snapscan and Zapper.
  3. After payment, please email a copy of your son's birth certificate to

Once the registration fee has been paid, you will receive an email letter confirming your son's registration for Bishops.

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In Grade 8 we admit 156 boys; we have 6 general sets of 26 Students each. In addition to our Admission policy mentioned above, admission is based on the boys’ performance in our Entrance Exam together with their final Grade 7 report and a confidential report from their Prep School. Applicants who are not admitted in Grade 8 may be placed on a waiting list and would be interviewed should a vacancy arise.

Boys from Bishops Prep are granted automatic entry but the Principal has the right to refuse entry in certain circumstances such as payment record, disciplinary record and academic performance.

The closing date for application to Grade 8 2025 is Thursday 1st February 2024.

Entry in subsequent grades will be subject to vacancies and will follow an interview.