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Somerset College – Parent Fact Sheet

Is Somerset College one of your choices? Read our parent fact sheet to get the information you need.

Why choose Somerset College?

Somerset College is a leader in Australian independent primary and secondary education. This is a school of educational innovation and an advanced, discerning curriculum. Somerset College has links with local, national and international tertiary institutions. This institution seeks to fulfil individual potential, develop social and communication skills, create a studious and positive atmosphere and promote inward reflection as well as outer exploration.

What sporting and co-curricular options are there at Somerset College?

Students can participate in the following sporting activities: (Please note – some of these are split along gender lines and many of these sports are seasonal)

  • Swimming
  • Cross Country
  • Athletics
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Rugby Union
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • AFL
  • Basketball
  • Cricket
  • Softball
  • Touch Football
  • Water Polo
  • Rowing
  • Chess
  • Triathlon
  • Rehab (Personal Rehab Programmes and Pilates)
  • Golf
  • Sailing

Students can participate in the following co-curricular activities:

  • Speech and drama
  • Dance
  • Instrumental music programme

What are the public transport options to Rivermount College?

The 759 route stops 180m from the College.

What are the school fees per year?

The following figures include general tuition fees only. There will be additional fees and levies. Discounts are available for subsequent students from the same family.

  • Pre-prep (5 day week): $13,604
  • Pre-prep (5 day fortnight): $6804
  • Prep to Year 4: $13,604
  • Year 5 to 6: $13,604
  • Year 7 to 10: $15,284
  • Year 11 to 12: $15,284

What are the boarding options at Somerset College?

Somerset College does not have boarding facilities.

Does Somerset College offer scholarships and how do we apply?

Find out how to apply for a scholarship at Somerset College in this article.

Follow this link to find out about Open Days at Somerset College or to book your own personal tour.

Private schools nearby:

If you are looking for private schools that are near Somerset College, check out:

State schools nearby:

If you are looking for state schools that are near Somerset College, check out:

  • Tallebudgera State School
  • Miami State High School
  • Robina State High School

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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