Located in the heart of the Gold Coast, Somerset College is one of Australia's leading independent Primary and Secondary education providers.
We are committed to developing engaged global citizens, aspiring to excellence, demonstrating integrity and valuing difference.
To succeed, a child needs a great foundation. At Somerset College, we give students that foundation and set them on a path to achieving their best. We offer programmes from Pre-Prep to Year 12 and invite you to be part of the Somerset experience.
From the Headmaster
By Craig Bassingthwaighte, Headmaster
Welcome back! I trust you have all had a restful and refreshing break and are ready for the demands of Term Two. I’m sure you will join me in welcoming the new students who commenced at the College this term.
Students Embrace Commonwealth Games Opportunities
By Damian Flint, Sports Facilities Manager
In the weeks leading up to the Opening Ceremony the Somerset College Sports Precinct was abuzz, as world class athletes prepared for their upcoming competition. There were gift exchanges, media interviews, and open training sessions where the Somerset Community had their own opportunity to embrace the Commonwealth Games.
Somerset Shed Pays it Forward
By Clare Walker, Senior School Teacher
In January, Ms Andrea Lewis (Festival Director for the Celebration of Literature) approached the Somerset Shed Mentors and asked them if they were up for the challenge to build a “Street Library”? You may ask, “What is a Street Library”?
The Lion King - Junior School Musical
By Rebecca Collie, Head of Junior School
The Junior School cast and crew of over 100 students from Year 4 to Year 6 put on a spectacular show – not once, not twice, but three times. I had the pleasure of seeing all three shows and whilst there were some subtle differences, they were all equally impressive.