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BOARDERS COMPLETE DAVID GOGGINS CHALLENGE

The boarders at Somerset College successfully completed the David Goggins Challenge the 4x4x48 which in South African terms this challenge equates to running 6,6km every four hours for forty-eight hours! In the process boarding raised just under R21000 to help support a school in the community. The ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE STUDENT SHINES IN NATIONAL FRENCH SPELLING BEE

Congratulations to Andji Mitrovic who was selected as one of three French students to represent the Western Cape at the National French Spelling Bee Final which took place online at the beginning of March.  ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE STUDENT PART OF SA CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING TEAM

Congratulations to Corné Grimmbacher who participated in a clay pigeon shooting competition (FITASC African Sporting Championships) as part of the SA team.  Well done, Corné! ...

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SANDWICH SPREAD,  A REASON TO GIVE BACK

The Sandwich Spread initiative that began almost twenty years ago has restarted after a minor standstill during lockdown. Although well loved and participated around our school, many people do not know its true origin. Gillian Wyness has been connected to our school since 1999, with her own child ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE 2020 IEB MATRIC RESULTS ANNOUNCED

Somerset College proudly presents the IEB Senior Certificate examination results for the Class of 2020. The Somerset College tradition of a 100% pass rate achieved has been upheld by the Class of 2020. The Somerset College’s matrics have achieved an excellent set of results, despite the many chall ...

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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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