Fire Update: Supera Moras Makes Us One

Thursday 11 August 2016: A week ago our Wynberg Family stood in shock at the images proliferating on social media of our school in flames. Any week at Wynberg is a very long time, we are always a busy school: and it’s ‘business as usual’ at WBHS after the scheduled long weekend for all Western Cape […]

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Fire Update: Back to School Arrangements

Friday 5 August: Headmaster Mr. Jan de Waal reports that consulting engineers have declared the buildings structurally sound after the blaze that destroyed 4 classrooms and an office on the top floor of the school’s C-Block in the early hours of Thursday morning. Cleaning and clearing operations will commence on Saturday 6 August in advance of […]

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Fire Update: Our Heartfelt Thanks

As the rubble quite literally settles and the damp smell of a burnt building slowly, very slowly, starts to fade, there is the very real picture which remains. A picture of gutted classrooms, corridors covered with remnants of what was, and an ‘open-air’ look no one had pre-planned! Some scenes in life are truly unexpected […]

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Fire Update: Official Statement by Mr De Waal

On Thursday 4th August in the early hours of the morning, a fire broke out in one of the academic blocks of Wynberg Boys’ High School. The fire was extinguished and fortunately there were no injuries. The fire gutted 4 classrooms and an office and a further 4 classrooms below have received extensive water damage. […]

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We Will Remember Them: Wynberg at the ‘South Africans on the Somme Memorial Service’

Sunday 10 July 2016: Wynberg Boys’ Schools will lay a wreath for Wynberg Old Boys who fell in the ‘Great War’ at the service to be held at The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing on the Somme, near the town of Thiepval in Picardy, France. The Schools will be represented by former Chairman of the High […]

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Wynberg 175: A Musical Celebration – From an Acorn to an Oak Tree

  Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: A Wynberg Boys’ Musical Collaboration like never before! Please join us for Wynberg’s premier Musical event of 2016: a unique orchestral and choral collaboration of the vocal and instrumental talents of our Wynberg pupils and Old Boys. Based on the book of the schools “Brothers in an Endless Chain” this concert will […]

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Wynberg Congratulates the Successful Applicants for Grade 8 2017

Wynberg Boys’ High School takes pleasure in announcing the names of applicants accepted into Grade 8 for 2017: Mrs Shireen van de Rheede, Admissions Secretary & PA to WBHS Headmaster.

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Wynberg Cricket on Tour: Mozzie Week 2016

A 13-man Wynberg cricket team – featuring players from Grades 9 to 11, and accompanied by Messrs Lefson and Nauhaus – is scheduled to depart Cape Town in the early hours of Saturday 9 July 2016 to embark upon a nine-day tour of Mpumalanga. The itinerary includes a full-day’s game-viewing in the Kruger National Park; a two-day game vs […]

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Wynberg Wins Jamie Tindill Memorial Chess Tournament

On Monday and Tuesday evening this week the school hosted the seventh annual Jamie Tindill Chess Tournament, held to commemorate the life of Jamie, one of Wynberg’s  star Chess players and a newly appointed prefect, who died at the end of his grade 11 year in 2007. The Tournament hosted ten teams on the Monday […]

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