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Message from Mr Graham Sayer (Executive Head) to the Class of 2022

We knew that re-acclimatizing to a full programme for the first time in three years would present a challenge for our students, especially our Matrics. Meeting deadlines, pacing extended work, preparing for tests and exams, working towards portfolios, practicals and orals, participating in sports, c ...

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Somerset College IEB Matric Results 2022

We are once again extremely proud of the achievements of the Matric class of 2022 in their final examinations. In the 25 years since the school was founded we have aspired to excellence in academics while staying true to our ethos of holistic education, and this year we have achieved the highest sta ...

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Somerset College Cambridge Programme Results - November 2022

We are very proud to announce the results achieved by our Cambridge students in the November 2022 Cambridge International examinations.   A special congratulation goes to Kairo Naidoo who achieved 4 A* symbols (results above 90%) in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science and Further Mathe ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE DUX SCHOLARS ANNOUNCED

Somerset College announced the 2022 Dux Scholars at the Awards ceremony held recently. The 2022 Cambridge Dux Scholar is Kairo Naidoo and the 2022 Grade 12 Dux Scholar is Kiran Ehret. Our heartfelt congratulations go to both Kairo and Kiran on their sterling achievements. ...

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PREFECTS 2023

Congratulations to the following students on being elected as Prefects for 2023. Sadie Geard, Head Girl Nicholas Rieth, Head Boy Lisa Verwey, Deputy Head Girl Mohamed Khalfey, Deputy Head Boy Aidan Akdogan Jemma Boettger Jessie Conolly Isobella Dolby George Geras Hannah ...

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HORSE RIDING

Congratulations to the following Somerset College students, who will represent the Cape Winelands & Overberg district at the upcoming Western Cape Inter-Districts final in August. Ashleigh Patrick, Chloe Francois, Cale Barnfather, Gabby Lewis. ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE STUDENT RANKED 3RD IN SA PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION

Christina de Kock was involved in a Public Speaking Competition over the long weekend and made it to the Final Round in all categories. Christina ranked third nationally, and she will be part of the South African team for the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Competitio ...

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, JOHAN HOLTZHAUSEN

I look forward to my tenure as Chairman of our wonderful institution, Somerset College. I am grateful to be aided by a very competent Board of Governors: Adam Pyle, Siham Boda (independent), Samara Totaram (independent), Stuart Young, Alita Lemmer (Old Oaks representative), Louise Ehret (PA repre ...

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STEM HONOURS COMPLETED BY NOKS MPINGA

Somerset College Life Sciences Educator, Nokubonga Mpinga recently added to her post-graduate qualifications by completing her STEM Honours.   Here she explains why and how she implements her STEM qualification in teaching at Somerset College. Reason for doing STEM I have d ...

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Somerset College Music Students excel

Congratulations to Tyla Shepstone and Victoria Still on completing the ABRSM Gr 5 Theory examination with distinction. Well done, Ladies! ...

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