2020 Fee Schedule

Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the Board of Governors and School Management, in accordance with a comprehensive budget setting process, and are advised to parents by the commencement of the fourth term of the year prior to the fees becoming applicable.

Grade

Per Annum Per Term Per Month (11 months – Jan to Nov) Full payment before 31/01/2020 – 5% discount
         
Grade 000 R48 300 R12 075 R4 391 R45 885
Grades 00 & R R48 400 R12 100 R4 400 R45 980
Grades 1 & 2 R66 500 R16 625 R6 045 R63 175
Grade 3 R76 800 R19 200 R6 982 R72 960
Grades 4 to 7 R82 200 R20 550 R7 473 R78 090
Grades 8 to 12 R125 800 R31 450 R11 436 R119 510
Cambridge (A & AS levels) R140 700 R35 175 R12 791 R133 665
         
Boarding Fees
Grades 8 to 12 R110 700 R27 675 R10 064  R105 165
Grade  Annual  Termly  Monthly  Full payment before 31/01/2020 – 5% discount
         
Grade 000 to Grade R: Extra mural levy R   800 R   200 R   73 R   760
Grade 1 to Grade 7: Extra mural levy R2 500 R   625 R  227 R2 375
Grade 8 to Grade 12: IEB Exam & Camp levy R6 400 R1 600 R  582 R6 080
Grade 000 to Grade R: Capital Development levy R3 000 R   750 R  273 R2 850
Grade 1 to Grade 7: Capital Development levy R3 200 R   800 R  291 R3 040
Grade 8 to Grade 11 & Cambridge AS-Level:
Capital Development levy
R6 000 R1 500 R  545 R5 700
         
Grade 12 & Cambridge A-Level:
Capital Development levy
R4 300 R1 075 R  391 R4 085

Grade

Tuition Extra Mural IEB Exam & Camp Cap Dev Levy Total Full payment before 31/01/2020 – 5% discount
             
Grade 000 R48 300 R  800   R3 000 R52 100 R49 495
Grades 00 & 0 ( R ) R48 400 R  800   R3 000 R52 200 R49 590
Grades 1 & 2 R66 500 R2 500   R3 200 R72 200 R68 590
Grade 3 R76 800 R2 500   R3 200 R82 500 R78 375
Grades 4 to 7 R82 200 R2 500   R3 200 R87 900 R83 505
Grades 8 to 11 R125 800   R6 400 R6 000 R138 200 R131 290
Grade 12 R125 800   R6 400 R4 300 R136 500 R129 675
Cambridge AS Levels R140 700     R6 000 R146 700 R139 365
Cambridge A Levels R140 700     R4 300 R145 000 R137 750

Bank: FNB
Branch: Somerset West – 250655
Account: 6273 490 8819 (current account)
Swift code: FIRNZAJJ
Please reference your payment with the student’s number (provided by the school) and fax confirmation of payment to 021 842-3542 or email debtors@somcol.co.za

 

Parents are encouraged to pay their fees monthly by means of debit order through Somerset College. Monthly payments are due on the 1st of the month and paid over a period of 11 months from January to November (incl). Holders of Vredelus Ltd debentures attract the relevant discount on school fees. Termly fees are due on or before the first day of each term. 

 

The term dates for the 2020 academic year is as follows:

Term 1 – 14 January, Term 2 – 14 April, Term 3 – 7 July, Term 4 – 6 October. 

 

Additional incidental  charges will apply for some activities and will  be  charged  separately. For example  (but  not limited  to): additional  specialist tuition, bus fees, printing charges, occupational therapy, additional textbooks, music lessons, after school sport and clubs. A full term’s notice, in writing, is required when withdrawing a student from Somerset College. Any account not paid by the 7th of the month will be invoiced with a monthly late payment fee of R500

 
Grade Preparatory Only Preparatory & Senior Cambridge International Examination
 
000 – 7 R15 000 N/A N/A
8 – 9 N/A R25 000 N/A
10 N/A R15 000 N/A
11 N/A R12 000 N/A
AS-Levels N/A N/A R12 000
A- Levels N/A N/A R6 000

BOARDING  

SENIOR SCHOOL ONLY       R10 000

A limited number of scholarships are offered for commencement at Grade 8 level, applicable for the child’s tenure at the school, all of which are awarded on merit.  Details of these are available on request.

A termly levy is charged which covers the majority of grade excursions, events and external examination fees.

Buses run in the mornings from Somerset West and Stellenbosch. Due to the low demand, there is no afternoon bus service at this stage. There is a termly charge for this service.  To book, please email Lizelle Nel at lizelle.nel@somcol.co.za

A range of light lunches is available from the tuckshop at the Preparatory School and Senior School.  A take-away lunch is available from the kitchen (at a nominal charge) for Senior School students. For more information please contact Lizal Jacobs, our Catering Manager, on 021 842-8021 or email l.jacobs@somcol.co.za

Uniforms and textbooks can be purchased from the College Shop which is located on the school premises. The shop is managed by Ronelle Maij who can be contacted on 021 842-8008 or email r.maij@somcol.co.za