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SOMERSET COLLEGE STUDENTS EXCEL AT GERMAN UNIVERSITY ENTRANCE EXAMS

In 2020 we had 4 Somerset College students participate in the Deutsches Sprachdiplom II, which is known in English as the German Language Certificate of the Education Ministers Conference. It is an official German language certificate of the German education authorities and the Foreign Office (Germa ...

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Cambridge Results: November 2020

We are very proud to announce the results achieved by our Cambridge AS and AL students who completed their examinations in October/November 2020. The examinations were the culmination of a very difficult year with COVID restrictions and online learning. These results are a testament to the commitmen ...

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Somerset College Dux Scholars 2020 Announced

Somerset College announced the 2020 Dux Scholars at Valedictory. Congratulations go to Jonathan van Druten (Dux Scholar 2020) and Clara Smit (Cambridge Dux Scholar 2020) on being awarded these accolades. ...

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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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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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