Admissions
If you would like to register your child for possible admission to Somerset College, please go to our Admissions page.
We look forward to welcoming you to the College.

Latest News
We are delighted to inform you that Mr Craig Verdal-Austin has been appointed to lead the Preparatory School from the start of the Third Term.

Mr Verdal-Austin has been the Deputy Head of St John’s Preparatory where he has enjoyed a successful tenure. Prior to St John’s College he was a teacher and Boarding Master at WPPS.
Nicholas Oberholzer took the gold medal in the Boys 1st Single Sculls and Nicholas Farrell finished in 4th place.

Nicholas Oberholzer and Nicholas Farrell claimed the gold medal in the Boys U19 Double Sculls.

The Boys U19 1st Quad of Josh Smit, Nicholas Farrell, Brandon Christie, Nicholas Oberholzer and Timon De Freitas claimed a silver medal.
The annual Somerset College T20 Festival which took place on 15 February was won by Somerset College. The other schools who participated in this Festival were Wynberg Boys, Rondebosch Boys and Paul Roos.

Somerset College 1st team beat Parel Vallei in the Ashes Tournament by an innings and 182 runs.
Congratulations on your results. A 100% pass rate together with some outstanding achievements augur well for the future. I wish you happiness, excitement and success as you make your next important life decisions. ­You are armed with a great foundation from Somerset College (please thank your parents for the sacrifices they have made for you). - Ms Meg Fargher
Our Calendar
Today
Apr. 28
18h30
PR Workshop: Writing with Impact
09:00 - 12:30
Grade 3 Outing to Stellenbosch Village Museum – Mrs Boonzaier
Stellenbosch Village Museum
07:00
Sandwich Spread
Prep Hall
15:30 - 16:30
Junior Tennis Squad Training
Tennis Courts
15h00-17h00
Hockey – Boland IPT Trials (by selection only)
Maties A&B Astro
14h30 to 15h15
Current Affairs (Compulsory for all students)
Chapel
15h00-18h00
Hockey – U14 Girls Boland Regional Trials (by selection only)
Bloemhof Astro
Wed.
Apr. 29
09:00 - 12:30
Grade 3 Outing to Stellenbosch Village Museum – Miss Abdulla
Stellenbosch Village Museum
10:30
Junior Preparatory Assembly & Choir
Prep Hall
15h00-18h00
Hockey – Boland IPT Trials (by selection only)
Maties, Rhenish & Bloemhof Astroturfs
15h00-17h30
Rugby – Matches vs HHH
Away - Hottentots High School
15h00-17h00
Netball – Matches vs HHH
Away - Hottentots High School
14:30
Netball: District Trials (U11-U13)
Fanie Theron
Thu.
Apr. 30
Grade 1 – 7 Mathematics Challenge
15h30-17h30
Hockey – U14 Boys Boland Regional Trials (by selection only)
Somerset College Astro
Hockey – Oakhill Independent Schools Festival – 1st team Boys – Departure Day
Oakhill School, Knysna
15h30-18h00
Hockey – Boland IPT trials (by selection only)
Rhenish & Bloemhof Astro
Somerset College is set between craggy mountains and ever-changing vines in the magnificent Helderberg basin. Our purpose at Somerset College is to build futures and to develop young men and women of deep character. Our intention is that those who are educated here will flourish and graduate inspired to be dignified, compassionate, creative and aspirational people prepared to face the world courageously, mindful of their responsibility to others and to themselves.