Welcome to Somerset West Private School





Excellence in academic performance and 13th position in the Western Cape Top schools results and top results in the Helderberg basin.

 Morne & Helen 

Premier of Western Cape – Helen Zille – congratulates Morne Coetzer, Headmaster of Somerset West Private School.


The school boast a 100% pass rate for the 2014 National Senior Certificate Exams as well as a 100% pass rate in Mathematics.  The criteria used to determine these results was as follows :  Consistency in number of Grade 12 candidates over the 3 year period :  2012 to 2014; an overall pass rate of at least 95% in 2014; percentage of candidates with access to Bachelor’s degree study that is 80% and above; percentage of candidates with Mathematics passes that is 60% and above.