Fee Schedule

2018 Fee Schedule

Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the Board of Governors and School Management, in accordance with a comprehensive budget setting process, and are advised to parents by the commencement of the fourth term of the year prior to the fees becoming applicable.

TUITION FEES per annum per term per month (11 months – Jan to Nov) Full payment before 31/01/18 – 5% discount
Grade 000 R42 576 R10 644 R3 871 R40 447
Grades 00 & R R42 650 R10 663 R3 877 R40 518
Grades 1 & 2 R58 645 R14 661 R5 331 R55 712
Grade 3 R67 708 R16 927 R6 155 R64 322
Grades 4 to 7 R72 475 R18 119 R6 589 R68 852
Grades 8 to 12 R110 950 R27 738 R10 086 R105 403
Cambridge (A & AS levels) R124 062 R31 016 R11 278 R117 859

Grades 8 to 12 R97 565 R24 391 R8 870  R92 686


2017 ADDITIONAL LEVIES  Annual  Termly  Monthly  Full payment before 31/01/18 – 5% discount
Grade 000 to Grade R: Extra mural levy R   710 R   178 R  65 R675
Grade 1 to Grade 7: Extra mural levy R2 050 R   513 R186 R1 948
Grade 8 to Grade 12: IEB Exam & Camp levy R4 500 R1 125 R409 R4 275
Grade 000 to Grade R: Capital Development levy R2 520 R   630 R229 R2 394
Grade 1 to Grade 7: Capital Development levy R2 700 R   675 R245 R2 565
Grade 8 to Grade 111 & Cambridge AS-Level:
Capital Development levy
R5 000 R1 250 R455 R4 750
Grade 12 & Cambridge A-Level:
Capital Development levy
R3 600 R   900 R327 R3 420


Banking details for the payment of school fees:
Bank: FNB
Branch: Somerset West – 250655
Account: 6273 490 8819 (current account)
Swift code: FIRNZAJJ
Please reference your payment with the student’s number (provided by the school) and fax confirmation of payment to 021 842-3542 or email lizelle.nel@somcol.co.za

Holders of Vredelus debentures attract the relevant discount on school fees.

Parents are encouraged to pay their fees monthly by means of a debit order through Somerset College.

Monthly payments are due on the 1st of the month and paid over a period of 11 months from January to November inclusive.

Termly fees are due on or before the first day of each term.

Any account not paid by the 7th of the month will be invoiced with a monthly late payment fee of R500.

The Capital Development levy is charged as a dedicated source of revenue for facilities capital expenditure and campus enhancement.

A full term’s notice, in writing, is required when withdrawing a student from Somerset College.

For further information about fees, please contact Lizelle Nel on 021 842 8014 or e-mail lizelle.nel@somcol.co.za


Grade Preparatory Only Preparatory & Senior Cambridge International Examination
000 – 7 R15 000.00 N/A N/A
8 – 9 N/A R25 000.00 N/A
10 N/A R15 000.00 N/A
11 N/A R12 000.00 N/A
AS-Levels N/A N/A R12 000.00
A- Levels N/A N/A R6 000.00

A limited number of scholarships are offered for commencement at Grade 8 level, applicable for the child’s tenure at the school, all of which are awarded on merit.  Details of these are available on request.

A termly levy is charged which covers the majority of grade excursions, events and external examination fees.

Buses run in the mornings from Somerset West and Stellenbosch. Due to the low demand, there is no afternoon bus service at this stage. There is a termly charge for this service.  To book, please email Lizelle Nel at lizelle.nel@somcol.co.za

A range of light lunches is available from the tuckshop at the Preparatory School and Senior School.  A take-away lunch is available from the kitchen (at a nominal charge) for Senior School students. For more information please contact Lizal Jacobs, our Catering Manager, on 021 842-8021 or email l.jacobs@somcol.co.za

Uniforms and textbooks can be purchased from the College Shop which is located on the school premises. The shop is managed by Ronelle Maij who can be contacted on 021 842-8008 or email r.maij@somcol.co.za

For more information, or to arrange a visit to Somerset College, please contact the Admissions Officer, Patricia McNaught Davis, on 021 842 8005 or email admissions@somcol.co.za