The Cotton and Seymour Libraries are currently participating in the Great Book Swap, and are seeking donations for their own Big Book Swap on Tuesday 18 June. Hosted in the Seymour Library, students and staff can purchase donated books for a gold coin, with all proceeds of the event going toward supporting the work of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.
With our 120 year celebrations set to take place in the second half of the academic year, it is fitting the School take a moment to reflect on our history of strong leadership, and the significant achievements from previous Principals and their positive influence on the School.
Last night (16 April), sixteen students from Years 10 to 12, along with teachers, had the opportunity to attend the Australian Broadcasting Association (ABC) Q&A Election 2019: Battle for Queensland debate.
With the 2019 Year 12 cohort among the last students in Queensland to undertake the Queensland Core Skills Test (QCS), Somerville House has implemented new initiatives and ongoing strategies to optimise student outcomes in preparation for the final test.
With a specific focus on the Middle School, the School has recently appointed four Middle School Curriculum Co-ordinators in key learning areas, and an Assistant Dean of Literacy, Learning and Development. These key staff members work behind the scenes tailoring and revising educational programs to support individual student needs.
Forty-three students from the class of 2018 were welcomed back to Somerville House for the annual Scholars Assembly to celebrate their high academic performance.
On Monday 4 February the School community joined together to celebrate the induction of Mrs Kim Kiepe, the latest Principal of Somerville House.
The new year began with considerable excitement for Year 12 students as they celebrated the 2019 opening of the ‘NessCafe’.
Providing exceptional learning and educational outcomes continues to be a strategic priority at Somerville House, with a construction project underway to renovate and refurbish the Technology Services space.
While the new Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) system takes effect in 2019, at Somerville House, it’s all systems go with implementation plans in place for some time.
Click here to view the special edition of the Somerville Spirit Magazine.
Somerville House School Captain Freya Allen has been selected as one of only twenty Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy (QMEA) school ambassadors for 2019.
Middle School Robotics students took part in an afternoon Arduino ‘Wearable Art’ technology workshop at the School.
Click here to view latest edition, featuring Somerville House Alumna, Dr Helena Franco.
Old Girls announce their 2018 gift to the school at Commemoration Day Service.
Somerville House is stepping into the future with the launch of their new Virtual Tour.
Students and staff dress up as characters from the books they've been collecting for the Pyjama Foundation.
Somerville House reflects on 2018 visiting artist Judy Watson.
Somerville House students earn their badge of honour, a tradition which began in 1906.
Zara, Claire, Adeleine and Madeleine were amongst 137 young competitors from 42 Queensland schools who competed in Brisbane in a battle of neuroscience knowledge on Wednesday 18 July.
On Wednesday 6 June Somerville House, Brisbane Boys' College, Clayfield College and Sunshine Coast Grammar joined forces to welcome Professor Lea Waters to discuss 'Flicking the Switch' to focus on our children's strengths.
The Somerville House Cross Country team run in support of Breast Cancer Awareness.
On Saturday 10 March, Somerville House celebrated the opening of the Refurbished Seymour Library. Thank you to all who attended.
Somerville House achieves outstanding outcomes in all year levels tested for 2017 NAPLAN. Click here to view results.