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News and Success Stories

MEET THE NEW DIRECTOR OF SATURDAY SCHOOL

Mr Siphiwe Vilakazi My pioneering nature has afforded me many opportunities to influence development and innovation in the education arena, especially concerning curriculum methods, community engagement, and the leadership and management of schools. I am proud that, as an educator, I have the pri ...

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Further Studies Mathematics final results 2023

Congratulations to the following students from the class of 2023 who excelled by obtaining distinctions (A or A+ symbols) in Further Studies Mathematics final examinations. FSM is a very rigorous academic subject administered by the IEB as part of the new IEB International Secondary Certificate and ...

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Top performing independent high schools in South Africa.

Every parent wants the best for their children, especially regarding education. They want them to have opportunities to propel them into adulthood with success. Making the right school choice for your child can be tiresome and confusing, considering the many institutions available. This article disc ...

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Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards - November 2022

Somerset College is very pleased and proud to announce the news that the following students have been awarded Cambridge Outstanding Learner Awards based on the November 2022 examination series. Charlotte Leinberger               ...

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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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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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CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE

Congratulations to Nicky Newton-King (Chair: Board of Governors and Past Parent) who received the degree Doctor of Laws (LLD) honoris causa from the University of Stellenbosch. She is honoured for her contribution to developing South African financial law and regulation, and strengthening the Joh ...

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VULEKA ART COMPETITION

Congratulations go to our Preparatory School Art teacher, Marietjie van Graan on coming 4th in the Vuleka Art Competition earlier this month.   Eighty artists are chosen to take part in the first round of the competition.  Marietjie made it through to the second roun ...

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2021 ALLAN GRAY ENTREPRENEURSHIP CHALLENGE

Our congratulations go to Somerset College Grade 10 student, Michael Shepstone, on being placed in the top 20 learners who participated in the 2021 Allan Gray Entrepreneurship Challenge. Somerset College Accountancy Educator, Mrs Louise Harris, encouraged her Accountancy students to participate in t ...

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