Tag Archives: Somerset College

Is Boarding School Right For Your Child?

School kids

For many families, boarding school is a family tradition which goes back generations. For other families, modern life requires work and travel commitments that make boarding for high school students a necessity. But the questions that are central to every parent’s concern are: will my child be happy as a …

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The Importance of Outdoor Education

More than 20 years ago, Somerset College learners undertook the school’s first Trek. The advantages observed highlighted the importance of outdoor learning and the school, based in Somerset West, now offers dedicated experiences for all age groups from Grade 1 to Grade 11. Why Outdoor Education? A number of studies …

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Unpacking The Cambridge Syllabus

College Students At Table

All parents want to give their children the best start they can. Unfortunately, there are concerns around the standard of education in South Africa particularly amongst parents considering emigration or who hope to send their children abroad for their tertiary education. Many are asking themselves whether their children will receive …

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The Case For In Person Education

In person learning

Many parents, concerned about the quality of education being impacted by on-again, off-again schooling, have started looking at online options for their children. The challenges are indeed enormous but perhaps what is missing from the online versus on-campus schooling debate is the case for in person education. School is one …

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