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2023 Fee Structure

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.

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Grade

Per Annum Per Term Per Month (11 months – Jan to Nov) Full payment before 31/01/2023 – 5% discount
         
Grade 000 R54 200 R13 550 R4 927 R51 490
Grades 00 & R R54 300 R13 575 R4 936 R51 585
Grades 1 & 2 R74 700 R18 675 R6 791 R70 965
Grade 3 R86 200 R21 550 R7 836 R81 890
Grades 4 to 7 R92 300 R23 075 R8 391 R87 685
Grades 8 to 12 R141 300 R35 325 R12 845 R134 235
         
Cambridge (A & AS levels) R158 000 R39 500 R14 364 R150 100
         
Boarding Fees
Grades 8 to 12 R124 300 R31 075 R11 300  R118 085
Grade  Annual  Termly  Monthly  Full payment before 31/01/2022 – 5% discount
         
Extra mural levy Grade 000 to Grade R R   900 R   225 R   82 R   855
Extra mural levy Grade 1 to Grade 7 R2 810 R   703 R  255 R2 670
IEB Exam & Camp levy Grade 8 to Grade 12 R7 200 R1 800 R  655 R6 840
         
Capital Development levy Grade 000 to Grade R R3 370 R   843 R  306 R3 202
Capital Development levy Grade 1 to Grade 7 R3 600 R   900 R  327 R3 420
Grade 8 to Grade 11 & Cambridge AS-Level:
Capital Development levy
R6 700 R1 675 R  609 R6 365
Grade 12 & Cambridge A-Level:
Capital Development levy
R4 800 R1 200 R  436 R4 560

Grade

Tuition Extra Mural IEB Exam & Camp Cap Dev Levy Total Full payment before 31/01/2022 – 5% discount
             
Grade 000 R50 700 R  840   R3 150 R54 690 R51 956
Grades 00 & 0 ( R ) R50 800 R  840   R3 150 R54 790 R52 051
Grades 1 & 2 R69 800 R2 630   R3 360 R75 790 R72 001
Grade 3 R80 600 R2 630   R3 360 R86 590 R82 261
Grades 4 to 7 R86 300 R2 630   R3 360 R92 290 R87 676
Grades 8 to 11 R132 100   R6 700 R6 300 R145 100 R137 845
             
Grade 12 R132 100   R6 700 R4 500 R143 300 R136 135
Cambridge AS Levels R147 700     R6 300 R154 000 R146 300
Cambridge A Levels R147 700     R4 500 R152 200 R144 590

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 debtors@somcol.co.za

 

Parents are encouraged to pay their fees monthly by means of 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 (incl). Holders of Vredelus Ltd debentures attract the relevant discount on school fees. Termly fees are due on or before the first day of each term. 

 

The term dates for the 2020 academic year is as follows:

Term 1 – 14 January, Term 2 – 14 April, Term 3 – 20 July, Term 4 – 6 October. 

 

Additional incidental  charges will apply for some activities and will  be  charged  separately. For example  (but  not limited  to): additional  specialist tuition, bus fees, printing charges, occupational therapy, additional textbooks, music lessons, after school sport and clubs. A full term’s notice, in writing, is required when withdrawing a student from Somerset College. Any account not paid by the 7th of the month will be invoiced with a monthly late payment fee of R500

 
Grade Preparatory Only Preparatory & Senior Cambridge International Examination
 
000 – 7 R8 000 N/A N/A
8 – 9 N/A R22 000 N/A
10 N/A R15 000 N/A
11 N/A R12 000 N/A
AS-Levels N/A N/A R12 000
A- Levels N/A N/A R6 000

BOARDING  

SENIOR SCHOOL ONLY       R10 000

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