General Admissions | Somerset College
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The Somerset College Admissions Office will be closed from 7 December 2022 until 16 January 2023. 

 Applications received for 2024  will be processed at the start of the new academic year on 18 January 2023.


If you would like to register your child for possible admission to Somerset College please complete the procedure here. Please note that a non-refundable application fee of R500 is payable upon submission of the application form. We do not accept students who are entering Grades 11 or 12. Please note the school requires written consent from both parents/guardians of a child wanting admission into Somerset College.

Please be aware that students wanting to enter the Preparatory School are evaluated in an interview situation, and Senior School students are required to write an Entrance Assessment (in Mathematics and English). We do require prospective students to be on our waiting list in order to write these assessments.

Entrance Assessments for Grade 8 2024 – please make an application via the online form.

Grade 8 2024 Placement Test Day - 4 March 2023

PrePrep  & Prep Open Day - 8 March 2023

Prep & Senior School Open Day – to be announced

Cambridge Information Day – to be announced

Complete the online Application Form or download and complete the Application Form.
Scan and email the completed form to or fax to 086-763-5707 with the following:

i)  The completed College Application Form
ii) Your child’s birth certificate
iii) A copy of your child’s most recent school report (not applicable to pre-school students)
iv) Proof of payment of the non-refundable application fee of R500

Once payment of the application fee has been received, you will receive a letter confirming receipt of your application.

For your convenience you are required to transfer the registration fee of R500.00 directly into our bank account, details as follows:
Bank: FNB
Account name: Somerset College NPO
Account number: 6273 490 8819 (current account)
Branch: Somerset West
Branch code: 250655
Reference: RFee (Name)

Debentures become tradeable on the eighth anniversary of the original date of issue. Debentures will be redeemed by issuing company, Vredelus Limited, 30 years from the original date of issue at the face value of the debentures.

Somerset College parents wishing to sell or purchase debentures should contact Mrs Vania Kirchner in the Finance Department.

Telephone: 021 842-8043 or e-mail

Parents may at any time request relevant public policies from the school. 
Please email with your request.