Message from the Prep Head | Somerset College
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Message from the Prep Head

Welcome to Somerset College Preparatory School!

I have the privilege of leading this wonderful school! As a staff, we are excited to care for your children in our nurturing and caring environment. Our aim is to know your child and to grow them as individuals. We are cultivating a culture of excellence as it is our aim to position our school as a leading co-educational destination preparatory school of choice in South Africa. Our Cambridge and ESTEAM curricula enables us to be a dynamic centre of excellence, along with our outstanding Arts & Culture and Sports offerings. 

The Prep School believes in the holistic development of your child. Our values of Dignity, Aspiration, Creativity and Contribution are at the forefront of all that we do. The Prep journey is to be a memorable one, whereby our children add value to all environments. Our decision making is centred on what is best for each child, in order that they thrive and flourish. Our Christian foundation is of the utmost importance to us as we lead respect across all religions.

Please do not hesitate to contact me should you deem it necessary. My door is always open and I welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss your child’s progress and development. Our Prep School is open on any day of the week and your presence is warmly welcomed. Come and enjoy our innovative and creative spaces!

Craig Verdal-Austin