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SOMERSET COLLEGE PARTNERS NOMZAMO HIGH SCHOOL

Somerset College has partnered with Nomzamo High School to address needs that have arisen at the school due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Mark Engelbrecht of Somerset College presented Mr. Chris Mbubanto, Head Nomzamo High with face masks for the Nomzamo High students. A group of Somerset College te ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE REPRESENTED IN SA MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD

Somerset College Grade 11 student, Aidan Ravenscroft has qualified for the Final Round of The Old Mutual South African Mathematics Olympiad, which takes place tomorrow. Our best wishes accompany him as he enters the Final Round. We are beyond proud, Aiden! ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE PREFECTS FOR 2021 ANNOUNCED

Somerset College would like to congratulate the following students on their election as Prefects for 2021. Noa Lou Brawermann, Head Girl;  Sean Irwin, Head Boy Beverly Kelosi, Deputy Head Girl;  James Visagie, Deputy Head Boy Daniella da Costa Erin Downing Tarka Ha ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE TO LAUNCH GRADE 8 ONLINE LEARNING PROGRAMME

Somerset College is launching a new Online Learning Programme aimed at the Grade 8 students of 2021.  In creating the Online Learning Programme, Somerset College has paved the way for Grade 8 students, who are best suited to online learning, to pursue either a South African NSC or an internatio ...

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The Somerset College Transformation Committee 

Pietas. Do what is right. The Somerset College motto we all carry - students, staff, Old Oaks, parents, and our extended College community. As a community, we want to do what is right. As a Transformation Committee, we want to do right by the minorities within the school; we want to do right by our ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE GRADE 12 ACCOUNTANCY STUDENTS WIN BANANGO TRADERS TASK

On Friday 17 July, the Somerset College Grade 12 Accounting students participated in the Banango Traders Task hosted by the Johannesburg School of Finance. Both Reddam Green Point and Curro Sitari Accounting students also completing the Banango Trades Task as one of their Portfolio Assignm ...

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REFLECTIONS ON ONLINE LEARNING IN THE TIME OF COVID

The closure of school campuses during the Covid-19 lockdown has fundamentally challenged the manner in which students are taught.  Almost overnight, face-to-face teaching in classrooms was replaced with various forms of remote teaching: from worksheets or lectures delivered by WhatsApp or downl ...

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Somerset College - Transformation Plan

Dear Somerset College Community, This week, in my final letter of term 2, I want to address the pain that so many Somerset College people have experienced recently because of racism. Firstly I am grateful to our students and alumni for the dignified and respectful yet passionate and deeply aut ...

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TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

Over time parents the world over have entrusted their children to teachers for an education.  However, teachers do so much more than teach academic content.  Teachers guide our children to function independently with their self-esteem intact, undergirded by values that will ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE PREP AIMING FOR GREEN FLAG ACCREDITATION

Somerset College Prep School has started the year off enthusiastically in an effort to minimise our contribution to the landfills in South Africa. We strive to do this in our mainstream academic programme and in other aspects of our school day. Over the last few years, we have been working with WESS ...

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