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SOMERSET COLLEGE GRADE 12 ACCOUNTANCY STUDENTS WIN BANANGO TRADERS TASK

On Friday 17 July, the Somerset College Grade 12 Accounting students participated in the Banango Traders Task hosted by the Johannesburg School of Finance. Both Reddam Green Point and Curro Sitari Accounting students also completing the Banango Trades Task as one of their Portfolio Assignm ...

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REFLECTIONS ON ONLINE LEARNING IN THE TIME OF COVID

The closure of school campuses during the Covid-19 lockdown has fundamentally challenged the manner in which students are taught.  Almost overnight, face-to-face teaching in classrooms was replaced with various forms of remote teaching: from worksheets or lectures delivered by WhatsApp or downl ...

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Somerset College - Transformation Plan

Dear Somerset College Community, This week, in my final letter of term 2, I want to address the pain that so many Somerset College people have experienced recently because of racism. Firstly I am grateful to our students and alumni for the dignified and respectful yet passionate and deeply aut ...

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TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK

Over time parents the world over have entrusted their children to teachers for an education.  However, teachers do so much more than teach academic content.  Teachers guide our children to function independently with their self-esteem intact, undergirded by values that will ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE PREP AIMING FOR GREEN FLAG ACCREDITATION

Somerset College Prep School has started the year off enthusiastically in an effort to minimise our contribution to the landfills in South Africa. We strive to do this in our mainstream academic programme and in other aspects of our school day. Over the last few years, we have been working with WESS ...

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The GREATEST Generation

Dear Parents In this week which would, without Covid-19, have seen our Matrics enjoying their matric dance, I know we are all keenly aware of their loss and of the loss that we are all experiencing in various ways. Our children have had to cope with the added strain of being taught and assesse ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE MATRIC STUDENT IS THE NEW SA U19 DOWNHILL RACING CHAMPION

Somerset College Matric student, Ethan Parr, has won the South African U19 Downhill Racing Championship.  Congratulations, Ethan! ...

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SOMERSET COLLEGE PREPARATORY STUDENT SETS NEW WC LONG JUMP RECORD

Somerset College Grade 7 student, Daniel von der Heyden is the new Western Cape Champion and record holder of the U13 Long Jump event with a distance of 5.99m. Congratulations Daniel! ...

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PREPARATORY STUDENTS TAKE PART IN WESTERN PROVINCE ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

On Friday 28 February, eight Somerset College Preparatory students took part in the Western Province Athletics Championships at the Dal Josafat Stadium. We are very proud of all of them. Daniel von der Heyden was placed first in the U13 Long jump and David de Klerk was placed third in the U11 Shot p ...

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MATRIC STUDENT TWINS IN THE TOP JUNIOR CATEGORY AT CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR

Somerset College Matric students, Nicholas and Sophia Friedrich participated in the Cape Town Cycle Tour on Sunday, 8 March 2020. Nicholas started at 6:15 am with the Elite Men category, and ended in top 30 overall! His overall time was 2hr32 minutes, and the winning time was 2hr30min. He had an awe ...

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