Somerset at a Glance

Somerset College provides so many opportunities for our students to find their passions, explore their abilities, achieve personal success and develop a global outlook.

Why should you send your child to Somerset College?

What makes Somerset College is our impressive facilities, teaching and learning programmes, strong pastoral care focus and our extensive co-curricular opportunities but key to making it special is the members of our community, the people.

Passionate teachers work with children to expand their horizons and encourage them to become lifelong learners. Parents support the College in many ways and this is vital in developing the sense of community which is so evident at Somerset. These aspects make it possible for our students to achieve outstanding results and graduate as young adults well prepared to make a difference in the world of tomorrow.

What makes Somerset College unique?

Somerset College is an International Baccalaureate World School offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP). The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through inter-cultural understanding and respect.

We have approximately 1,700 students at Somerset College with 850 students in the Junior School (Pre-Prep to Year 6) and 850 students in the Senior School (Years 7 to 12).

Starting out as a new student to Somerset?

Upon your acceptance of a place at Somerset, you will be updated with important timelines, steps for getting organised to start and above all, a warm Somerset welcome, to help you make the transition.

Part of getting ready to start at Somerset involves purchasing uniforms, textbooks and being BYOD device ready. Communication will be sent out with everything you need to know about what your child will need, relative to the year level they are entering. Somerset Retail will be available for new families to book appointments for uniforms and stationery.