Application for 2021 is open from 25 June 2020 until 25 July 2020.


NB – Admission for Grade 8 2020 must be done on the GDE on-line website.

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  • Supporting documents must be submitted to the school within 7 days of making the on-line application.

  • Completing the school’s information form does not guarantee automatic acceptance at Ferndale High School.


Technical centre

Ferndale High School offers a technical career option with subjects such as Automotive, Electrical Technology, Engineering Graphic Design, Mechanical Technology.

Educator and learner corner

The educator and learner corner provides a place where educators can make available subject and study materials, as well as additional reference materials for further research and support to learners of all grades - this page is still under construction.


Ferndale High School provides a dynamic and nurturing environment ideal for growth and development. We aim to attract talented and passionate people. For current vacant posts, visit our vacancies page.

Resource centre

Ferndale High School has a fully equipped media centre, computer laboratory and library.


The library is co-sponsored by School-Aid and Standard Bank.