Please note we will use only grade 11 marks for 2021 selection, due to delays in the 2020 school year. Equilibria opens on 6 February 2021 next year. We operate successfully on an online and onsite platform to manage Covid 19 risks this year and will continue to do so in 2021, if necessary. 

TO FIND OUT MORE, VISIT US ON OUR OPEN WEEK DURING 1 – 4 DECEMBER, on appointment (call: 0832803283, address: 34 Esselen street, Potchefstroom)

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE GAP YEAR: Applicants need to fill in the online Application Form below to apply for enrolment at the school. Candidates are required to be in possession of a grade 12 certificate and are subject to a selection process. The selection criteria are provided below.

The application period opens 01 March 2020 and closes 30 November 2020. Equilibria’s gap year opens on 6 February 2021, despite the delays caused by the pandemic. 

Selection criteria:

Selection is based on the information gained from the completed application form, school grades and a personality profile obtained from the questionnaire in the application form. To be selected for the course, your application needs to indicate that:

  • you have the ambition to succeed in life
  • you are truly motivated to do the course
  • you have a grade 12 certificate (or are completing grade 12)
  • your academic abilities are up to standard (approximately 60% average in high school)


If your application is successful, we will send you a Registration Form to complete. The completed Registration Form needs to be returned to the school with the registration fee (see Costs for details). 

The closing date for registration is 30 November 2020To avoid disappointment, prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure their places in the school.

Download a printable version of the application form.


*Please take note, that if you have not received an email confirming your application within 3 days, it was not submitted correctly. Please use the downloadable form instead.