Promoting high levels of participation in sport, Somerset College is dedicated to nurturing the fundamentals of enjoyment, teamwork, leadership and sportsmanship, Somerset College teams participate with success in an active fixture programme of summer and winter sports.
Participation in sport is compulsory and all students are required to choose at least one sport per term.
All students in Grades 8, 9 and 10 must participate in a major (or team) sport. The College enters a large number of teams into the local leagues, giving match opportunities to all teams, at all proficiency levels.
As so much emphasis is placed on participation, the College is committed to providing first-class coaching.
Staff are encouraged to attend coaching and umpiring courses and to keep up to date with changes in the modern game, resulting in highly qualified coaches for all our teams.
Play and practice of sport takes place at the College's sporting facilities, all of which are of the highest standard and cater to a wide variety of interests.
These facilities include:
2 rugby fields, 2 cricket ovals, 3 grass hockey fields, 6 tennis courts, 2 squash courts, 4 netball courts and a multi-purpose indoor hall for indoor hockey, netball, and wall/rock climbing. Our Rowing Club has the Eikenhof Dam at the Elgin Country Club as its home venue.
A Wide Range Of Summer Sports Is On Offer:
Cricket, Cross-Country, Golf, Indoor Hockey, Rowing, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, and Water Polo.
Cross-Country, Golf, Indoor Hockey, Rowing, Soccer, Squash, Swimming, Tennis and Water Polo.
The summer sports programme culminates in the Summer Sports Awards ceremony, where excellence as well as commitment to sport at Somerset College is recognised.
A Wide Range Of Winter Sports Is On Offer:
Cross-Country, Golf, Hockey, Rugby, Squash and Tennis.
Cross-Country, Golf, Hockey, Netball, Squash and Tennis.
The winter sports programme culminates in the Winter Sports Awards ceremony, where excellence as well as commitment to sport at Somerset College is recognised.