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Do you have a positive attitude, a love of new and different experiences and the enthusiasm to get involved and take on all the opportunities that a busy, successful school can offer you? Rylands High is the place for you!


All applications must be made online via the WCED portal before the closing date. No late applications will be considered. After online applications have been made, a hardcopy of the application, along with the additional documentation must be physically submitted to Rylands High School. Without the hardcopy application, placement at the school will not be considered.

Rylands High School is a MST (Mathematics, Science and Technology focus) school, therefore applicants must achieve at least 60% in English, Mathematics and Natural Sciences in their final Grade 6 results. Note that Mathematics is compulsory in Grade 10 and Grade 11 at Rylands High School. 

Along with the Grade 6 results, applicants must write a competency test at Rylands High School for their application to be complete. 

Competency Test

The date of the competency test in 2024 is still be confirmed.

The nature of the test does not require any prior preparation.
Applicants must be attired in their current full school uniform.
Applicants are required to bring a pen, pencil, ruler and eraser.


Applicants who have not written the competency test will not be considered for admission to Rylands High School. Writing of the competency test does not guarantee admission. 

After the competency test the admissions committee will shortlist all successful applicants and contact them.



Closing dates


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