Admissions Procedure


Applications are open all year round. The application process is set up in two stages

  • Interview with the Head of Classrooms
  • Assessment with the physiotherapist

All interviews and assessments are strictly by appointment only, please contact us to schedule your appointment

* Applications are only open to children from the ages of 2 years with a cut off age of 8 years old for acceptance into the Centre. 

 *submission of an application does not confirm acceptance

 The following documentation must accompany the application form:

  • Immunisation card
  • Birth certificate
  • Evaluation or assessment reports for learner who have been to school previously. (not compulsory)
  • Parents ID document or legal guardians ID
  • In the case of a legal guardian, proof of legal guardianship
  • Proof of residence
  • A cropped recent photo of the learner, passport size, head and shoulders
  • Copy of all medication used as well as script for medication

 Additional documents required if one is not a South African citizen are: 

Temporary or permanent residence permit from the department of home affairs or evidence that you have applied for permission to stay in South Africa



Friends Day Centre is a fee-paying Centre and learner fees are reviewed annually by the Management Committee. Payments are to be made to the Centre finance office, paid directly into the Friends Day Centre bank account or by debit order.

Centre Fees

The 2024 fees are set as follows:

  • Registration fee (new learners only) - R500
  • Under 18 - R1550 per month over 12 months
  • Over 18 - R1750 per month over 12 months


  • Transport two way R1200 per month over 12 months
  • Transport one way R800 per month over 12 months

Fee payment options

Parents / Guardians / Carers may settle their learner and transport fees in various ways.

1.     Annual payment

Parents / Guardians / Carers may settle their learner fees by 31 January and receive a 5% discount off the annual fees. Similarly, for those making use of transport, a 5% discount will be provided for transport fees paid in advance.

2.     Debit order

The preferred method of payment is by means of automatic payment orders whereby the centre receives twelve monthly payments, the first on 01 January and the last on 1 December. This method operates by using the direct debit system with Stratcol. Parents / Guardians / Carers who wish to avail themselves of this method are requested to complete the debit instruction form and return this to the Centre. 

 3.     Eft

Annual or monthly fee payments are paid directly into the Centre’s bank account, the details of which are as follows:

Account name: Friends Day Centre

Bank: Nedbank

Account number: 1047 010 119

Branch code: 104 709

Please use learner name & surname as a reference.

 4.     Cash or Card payments

Historically, Parents / Guardians / Carers have had the option of paying the fees at reception in cash, but due to the safety of our staff in handling cash, we would like to encourage you to make use of either the eft or debit order facility. We continue to provide a card facility for the payment of fees. This facility is available at reception.

FDC Fee Letter for 2024.pdf
FDC Fees Form A Child under 18 2024.pdf
FDC Fees Form A Child over 18 2024.pdf
FDC Fees Form B.pdf
Stratcol debit order form 2024.pdf