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SATURDAY SCHOOL LAUNCHED

As part of the Somerset College 25-year initiatives, a Saturday School program was launched on 22 January 2022.  We have partnered with Nomzamo High School, and a group of 24 Matric students from Nomzamo will be tutored in Mathematics, Science, and English at Somerset College.  Experienced ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE IEB 2021 MATRIC RESULTS

We are once again extremely proud of our Matric results and congratulate our staff and especially our students for showing remarkable fortitude over the course of the last two years. We are very pleased to have maintained an unbroken record of 100% Bachelor Degree pass and our average of 3 A symbols ...

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Cambridge Results: November 2021

We are very proud to announce the results achieved by our Cambridge AS and AL students who completed their examinations in October/November 2021. The examinations were the culmination of a very difficult year with COVID restrictions and some online learning. These results are a testament to the comm ...

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CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE

Congratulations to Nicky Newton-King (Chair: Board of Governors and Past Parent) who received the degree Doctor of Laws (LLD) honoris causa from the University of Stellenbosch. She is honoured for her contribution to developing South African financial law and regulation, and strengthening the Joh ...

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SCHOLARSHIP RECIPITENTS FOR GR 8 2022 ANNOUNCED

Somerset College takes great pleasure in announcing the Scholarship recipients for Grade 8 in 2022. Congratulations go to Kalea Meyer, Proud Nyathi, Jessica du Toit, Kate Allwood, Callum Eaglestone, Katelyn McDonald, Jaydah McKay, and Lunje Duze. ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE DUX SCHOLARS ANNOUNCED

Somerset College announced the Grade 12 Dux Scholar, as well as the Cambridge Dux Scholars for 2021, during the Valedictory ceremony recently. The Grade 12 Dux Scholar Award was awarded to Daniella da Costa. The Cambridge Dux Scholar Award was awarded jointly to Mieka Enthoven and Joshua Bloom ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE ANNOUNCES LOTTERY WINNER

The Somerset College Lottery 2021 winner has been announced.  Congratulations go to Somerset College Prep School parent, Dr Neil Jolly, on winning a R100 000 discount on his school fees account. The draw was facilitated and audited by the Exceed Auditors.  Thank you ...

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VULEKA ART COMPETITION

Congratulations go to our Preparatory School Art teacher, Marietjie van Graan on coming 4th in the Vuleka Art Competition earlier this month.   Eighty artists are chosen to take part in the first round of the competition.  Marietjie made it through to the second roun ...

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Somerset College Wins at the AIA UK Awards

Walters & Cohen Architects ESTEAM Centre design for Somerset College recently won a special commendation at the AIA UK Awards (medium project category). The judges were impressed with the innovation and beautiful simplicity of the building. They also commented on the passive design which resulte ...

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2021 ALLAN GRAY ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE

Our congratulations go to Somerset College Grade 10 student, Michael Shepstone, on being placed in the top 20 learners who participated in the 2021 Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge. Somerset College Accountancy Educator, Mrs Louise Harris, encouraged her Accountancy students to participate in t ...

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