John Orr Technical High School Application Requirement / Admission Policy for 2023/2024 is now online… PR requirement has released online.
John Orr Technical High School ought all applicants who want to apply for admission into the John Orr Technical High School read all requirements that listed below before applying.
John Orr Technical High School Application Requirements / Admission Policy 2023/2024
Here is all Requirement and Admission Policy for 2021:-
With special reference to the National Education Policy Act, 1996 (Act No. 27 of 1996) and the South African
Schools Act, 1996 (Act No. 84 of 1996), the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (No 108 of
1996) and the Eastern Cape Schools Act, 1999 (Act No. 1 of 1999).
The Pupil must be of average age for the grade:
Grade 8: 14 years or younger
Grade 9: 15 years or younger
Grade 10: 16 years or younger
Grade 11: 17 years or younger
Grade 12: 18 years or younger
A certified copy of the Birth Certificate is required.
1. Only pupils who have been taught the core subjects of our curriculum (English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa,
Mathematics, General Science and Technology) will be considered for admission.
2. Only pupils with a Mathematics and General or Physical Science mark GREATER than 50% (level 4) will
be considered for Grade 8.
3. Should too many applications be received for admission than can be accommodated, the combination of
English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa, Mathematics and Science marks will be used to determine the successful
4. If candidates are within 5%, then overall contribution to the activities of the school will be considered.
5. Learners must have the ability to communicate in English as Home Language.
6. Parents and pupils must undertake to adhere to the schools’ Code of Conduct and school rules.
7. Preference is given to those pupils who reside in East London with the exception of those learners seeking
Technical Education from outlying areas and who can be accommodated in the Hostel.
8. Original final reports are expected before final acceptance is completed.
9. Learners who do not come from a Technical school and who would like to be admitted to Grade 10 or
higher would have to have passed Mathematics and Science with a mark of 70% (level 7) or more to be
considered for admission.
10. Learners who enter the school at Grade 10 or higher will have to accept that the workshop and grade
choice available to them is determined by what vacancies exist in the school.
11. Class sizes will be restricted to 33 or less to ensure quality teaching and learning.
12. Admittance is not sibling specific. If an older sibling is already a registered learner at Port Rex T.H.S. the
younger sibling will not automatically be accepted. Each individual application is considered on its own
As singed by the management.