Welcome! If you would like a tour of the school please contact our Admissions Officer,
Mrs Patricia McNaught Davis, on 021 842-8005. Tours of the College take place every
Monday and Friday from 09h00 to 10h00.

If you would like to register your child for possible admission to Somerset College please complete the procedure below. Please note that a non-refundable application fee of R500 is payable upon submission of the application form.

Please be aware that students wanting to enter the Preparatory School are evaluated in an interview situation, and Senior School students are required to write an Entrance Assessment (in Mathematics and English). We do require prospective students to be on our waiting list in order to write these assessments.

We do not accept students who are entering Grade 11 or 12.

Please note the school requires written consent from both parents / guardians of a child wanting admission into Somerset College.

Important dates for 2019:

Registration and Orientation Programme for all new students – Tuesday 15 January at 14h30
Chapel service for all new students and their parents – Tuesday 15 January at 15h00
School starts at 07h35 on Wednesday 16 January

Entrance Assessments for Grade 8 2020 – Saturday 23 February
Scholarship Exams for Grade 8 2020 – Friday 1 March

Cambridge Information Day – Saturday 25 May

Prep & Senior School Open Day – Friday 6 September

Registration Procedure:
Complete the online Application Form or download and complete the Application Form.
Scan and email the completed form to or fax to 086-763-5707 with the following:

i)  The completed College Application Form
ii) Your child’s birth certificate
iii) A copy of your child’s most recent school report (not applicable to pre-school students)
iv) Proof of payment of the non-refundable application fee of R500

Once payment of the application fee has been received, you will receive a letter confirming receipt of your application.

For your convenience you are required to transfer the registration fee of R500.00 directly into our bank account, details as follows:
Bank: FNB
Account name: Somerset College NPO
Account number: 6273 490 8819 (current account)
Branch: Somerset West
Branch code: 250655
Reference: RFee (Name)


Somerset College Fee Structure – 2019

New Student Information Pack – Grade 8 – 2019 (Day Students)

Preparatory School Parent Handbook – 2019

Pre-Preparatory School Parent Handbook – 2019

Stationery List for Grade 8 – 2019

Information for Parents of Boarders – 2019

Day Students Meal Booking Form – 2019