General Admissions | Somerset College
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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 Grade 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.

Registration and Orientation Programme for all new students – Tuesday 14 January 2020
Chapel service for all new students and their parents – Tuesday 14 January 2020
School starts at 07h35 on Wednesday 15 January 2020

Entrance Assessments for Grade 8 2021 – Saturday 29 February 2020
Scholarship Exams for Grade 8 2021 – Friday 6 March 2020

Cambridge Information Day – Saturday 30 May 2020

Prep & Senior School Open Day – Friday 4 September 2020

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.