Headmaster’s Blog: “Daisies in Darling and other Distractions”

With the Matric Final Exams just days away, Headmaster Keith Richardson ponders the candidates’ preparation and recounts some memorable moments in his teaching career as matrics face their biggest exams: “It was a week or two before the matric exams started in 2007.  Westerford were having their final pep talk with the parents and the […]

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On October 9th, 2014, posted in: Academics, Academics, Alumni, Archive, Headmaster's Blog, News, Students by

Photos & Report: Interschools Maths Evening, 3 September 2014

On Wednesday evening the Clegg Hall was once again abuzz with the sound of 150 schoolchildren from seven different high schools across the Peninsula – this time they were tackling Maths problems, as a team, in a race to be the first to finish with the correct answer.  In another Wynberg first, the teams had […]

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Wynberg’s Inter-Schools History Quiz, 31 July 2014

Wynberg launched its inaugural inter-schools’ History quiz on Thursday, 31 July 2014 and took great delight in hosting 18 five-member teams representing 12 different schools from the Western Cape to a fun-filled and spirited event in the Clegg Hall. The boys and girls were challenged – and entertained – care of a thought-provoking, 10-round barrage […]

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On August 1st, 2014, posted in: Academics, Academics, Archive, History, News, Recent Highlights by

Inter House Maths Competition, 27 May 2014

  On Tuesday, the 27th of May, the Mathematics Department hosted the 2014 Inter-House Mathematics Competition.  It was a team-based event, which required the boys to collaborate effectively, in order to answer questions which tested the speed of their mental arithmetic.  For two hours the Clegg Hall buzzed with activity, as ninety of our boys engaged […]

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Interschools Quiz 2014

On Wednesday,  26 March, four Wynberg Men,Tim Gertzen, Liam Didcott, Timothy Fester and Almero Prinsloo, participated in the Caltex/SAIIA Interschool Quiz 2014. It was based on current events reported in the Cape Times in the two weeks preceding the event. Held at Bishops, with 55 different schools attending, Wynberg managed an astounding 9th position in the end beating […]

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Final Matric Exam Timetable 2014

Final Examination Timetable Grade 12 – 2014 All candidates have to be available until 10th December in case any examination needs to be re-scheduled. AP Mathematics examination date is still to be confirmed. Candidates must use their individualised timetables given out just prior to examinations as the final timetable.

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WBHS Top Ten in WCED: Grade 9 2013 Literacy and Numeracy tests

On Tuesday night, 18 February, Wynberg Boys’ High were the recipients of another academic award when the WCED praised the top 10 achieving schools for their performance in the 2013 Literacy and Numeracy tests. These tests are administered and marked by the WCED for all grade 9 pupils in the province and consist of a […]

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On February 21st, 2014, posted in: Academics, Academics, Mathematics, News by

Staff vs Prefects Debate 19 February 2014

The teachers and prefects met in debate before the school in Prefects’ Assembly on Wednesday 19 February 2014. The motion was: Current discipline strategies at Wynberg are not working and the cane should be reintroduced. The prefects proposed the motion. Kyle Robbertze, Dillion Burns and Guy Bowden spoke eloquently for the prefects, arguing that the cane was […]

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On February 20th, 2014, posted in: Academics, Academics, Culture, News, Societies by

Prize Giving 2014: Guest Speaker’s Speech – Mr Barry Jessop

Transcript of the Address delivered by Mr Barry Jessop, Guest Speaker at Prize Giving 2014 Good evening ladies and gentlemen and young men of Wynberg Boys’ High School. On Saturday morning my son, Peter, who matriculated from this school in 2011, asked me if I could take him somewhere.  I told him I had set […]

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On February 6th, 2014, posted in: Academics, Academics, Alumni, Archive, News by

WBHS Headmaster’s Blog: “A Morning at Leeuwenhof”

Click the image to read Mr Richardson’s latest blog article: “A Morning at Leeuwenhof”

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On January 21st, 2014, posted in: Academics, Academics, Headmaster's Blog, News by