Thank you for your enquiry.
Please find attached an information pack about our school with the following:
Our application process is fully online. You don’t have to complete any paperwork, you can do it all directly via his.openapply.com/apply.
If you need any help on how to use Open Apply you can go to this online manual: https://
Please read the below information carefully before commencing the process.
Before starting the process, we suggest that you have the documentation stated in Part 1 saved on your desktop for ease of access.
Step 2: Complete the online application form on OpenApply – uploading necessary documentation
Step 3: Pay the application fee invoice – this will be sent to you once you submit your application- do not submit an application unless you understand that you will be invoiced. The application fee of $250.00 will be invoiced automatically when you submit an application. If you do not wish to be invoiced, please do not submit your application. You can save your application and go back to as many times as you like prior to submission. However, once you submit you are indicating that you are making a full application and you understand that you’ll be invoiced the fee of $250.00
The Application fee is not applicable to students applying for EC1 and EC2, but should you continue to Kindergarten, this will become due.
Once we have received your application/s and the application fee, your application/s will be sent for review. Should you work for an Embassy, please ask the Embassy for a letter confirming they will be responsible for all fees – this will suffice as proof of payment.
We will keep you informed along each step of the process.
After completing Part 1 of the online application, the Principal and/or School Counsellor will go through you application. Once the Principal is satisfied that we can accommodate your child at Harare International School then you will be invited to complete Part 2 of the online application.
Medical and invoicing details required.
Only once all documentation in Part 2 is complete will we invoice you the Registration Fees (if applicable), Capital Levy, and Tech Levy (if applicable) and tuition fees.
On completion of Part 2 we will proceed to Part 3 where we will invite your child for an assessment/testing with the relevant School (Elementary/Middle/High), please note the assessment/testing is only to get to know your child better and to determine their areas of strength and weakness so we may assist them better. We will also invoice you Elementary:
We will schedule an Orientation Working Session with the elementary school principal Mr. Niel Petersen. He will do some fun (maths/reading/writing) activities with your children to get to know them better and it gives you as parents the opportunity to ask any questions you might have.
EC1 – our EC1 Teacher will arrange a 30 minute session in the classroom to get to know your child better and to assess if they are ready to start in our EC1 class.
We will schedule some tests for your child, e.g. MAP and Language testing.
Admissions testing will be conducted to assist in determining appropriate grade level placements.
Once these assessments/tests have been completed and payment has been made in full, may your child attend class.
Harare International School admits students from the international community in Zimbabwe (overseas students). It also offers a limited number of places to local students (i.e. permanent residents or Zimbabwe citizens). The school admits students of all races, colour, and ethnic origins to all the rights and privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.
Admission shall be based upon students’ records and test scores submitted as required by the professional staff to determine:
Please be aware that omitting to supply, or submission of any false or misleading information regarding the applicant, will result in your child’s offer of a place at Harare International School being withdrawn.
It is your responsibility to disclose any and all information regarding your child that is deemed to be necessary by the school to make an informed decision.
We welcome prospective parents to arrange a private tour of the school prior to admittance. Please email Katie Turner, our Admissions Officer, on email@example.com for an appointment.