Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sport results – Rugby, Netball & Girls Hockey – 29 August
Our Rugby teams played against Bernadino Heights at the College on Saturday.  Results are as follows: U14 won 19-8;  U15 lost 5-19;  U16 won 29-10 and the 1st XV won 59-20. Our Netball and Girls Hockey teams played against Rustenburg Girls High at Rustenburg.  Their results are as follows: Netball: U14B lost 8-20;  U14A lost 14-28; U16B lost 4...
Somerset College Indoor Rowing Regatta – 19 September
The annual Somerset College Indoor Regatta will be taking place this year on Saturday, 19 September from 08h30 in the Boonzaier Hall. The first event of the day will start at 09h00 so please arrive in good time to warm up sufficiently. The event is open to all Schools, Universities and Clubs. Please send your entries to Bevan Stephens (b.stephens@s...
Golf & Boules Day 2015
The annual Somerset College Golf & Boules Day is taking place at Erinvale Golf Course on Friday 23 October 2015. If you wish to take part, please download and complete an entry form. Entry fees: Golf 4-Ball – R6000 (includes green fees, the prize-giving, auction and cocktail party) Individual entry: R1500 (includes green fees, the prize-...
Luke Hunter (Class of 2005) – Guest Speaker at Founders’ Day
Luke Hunter (Head Boy in 2005) was the guest speaker at the 2015 Founders’ Day Ceremony. Here is his speech:
Good morning to you all and thank you for the honour and opportunity to address you today at our Schools birthday celebration. What I prepared was something I would have appreciated to have heard whilst I was still at school and I hope you can take something from it too. As you heard I am a Doctor and work in a very busy State Hospital in Khaye...
Prep Netball News – 5 and 12 August
Netball On the 5th of August, all of our girls had the opportunity to play a netball match. A few of the teams played internal matches, whereas other teams played matches against Somerset West Methodist. The girls played with enthusiasm and supported one another during the matches. Well done to all the girls! On the 12th of August, the A and B team...
Prep Hockey News – 6, 8 and 15 August
Hockey Almost all of our boys and girls played in a match this past fortnight. On the 6th of August we hosted five different schools; namely Ikwezi, Dr Joubert, Temperance Town, Sir Lowry’s Pass and De Hoop. We did really well, winning the majority of our matches. Our U13A teams played Ikwezi from Khayelitsha. The boys lost their match against ve...
Letter from the Head – 19 August 2015
Dear Parents Thank you to all of you for your fabulous support at the Parel Vallei Derby Day. In spite of the cold weather, it was heart-warming to see parents and students shouting for their school. Generally there was a wonderful spirit that pervaded the two days of very good sport. Students from both schools fought hard to win on the day but ...
Results: Parel Vallei Derby
Somerset College won the Golf match but lost the Chess 0-4.  Both the 1st and 2nd Boys Squash teams lost their matches 0-4. The Rugby results are as follows: U14 lost 5-39; U15 lost 5-18; U16 lost 0-60; 2nd XV won 22-7 and the 1st XV won 12-8. The Boys’ Hockey results are as follows: U14B lost 0-6; U14A lost 0-3; U16C lost 0-2; U16B won 2-1;...
Calendar of Events
To view the latest calendar, please go to https://www.somersetcollege.org/calendar/senior-calendar/ or access the School Communicator. (These are both updated regularly.) To download the School Communicator on your computer or mobile device, please go to http://www.school-communicator.com/download.php and follow the instructions.  ...
Prep Rugby News – 5 August
Rugby On the 5th of August, our A teams travelled to Dr Joubert and our junior teams played the De Hoop C and D teams. Our A-team boys played out of their comfort zones and their characters were tested through playing in challenging circumstances. I was proud of them, as they stood firm and played with great commitment. The matches at De Hoop wer...