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You can make an affidavit explaining your circumstances and ask your old school for a copy.
Yes, if Home Affairs accepts the ID number on your birth certificate.
"Voluntary donations" at no-fee schools are encouraged but not compulsory.
It is unconstitutional to be prevented from writing your matric without an ID or other documentation. Your father can make a sworn affidavit to help your ID application.
You will likely need a late registration of birth certificate but you can apply for a temporary ID in the meantime.
If you qualify, the school must exempt you from paying fees. If not, they need to inform you in writing.
Section 22 documents give the holder the right to work and study in South Africa.
If you are younger than 21, you would apply to a school by the last day of the first term, for the following year.
Yes, as long as you have some kind of proof of identity.
Excluding ZEP holders from accessing school fees exemption is not in line with the spirit of the Constitution or the Schools Act.