Littlewood Christmas Dinner 2016 – a Night to Remember

Friday 11 November: there’s always huge excitement within our Littlewood House Family of staff and boarders as the traditional end of year Christmas Dinner approaches. Our year of 175th celebrations was set to see the evening in the Fish Bowl at WBHS deliver the fruits of an incredible outreach of support for the Santa Shoebox […]

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Swimming Gala: House Positions & Final Results

  “What an amazing gala….the spirit ROCKS!!! Thanks young men, you made my evening!” was a comment posted by one of our Wynberg Parents on the School’s Facebook Page – a tribute to the energy, passion and sportsmanship on display as Wynberg’s 8 Houses did battle for top honours in the annual Inter-House Gala on […]

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2016 Inter-House Gala, Order of Events and Swimming Records

Wynberg’s annual inter-house swimming gala, Tuesday 23 February 2016; the order of proceedings from 18h00 at the WBHS swimming pool – to the right are the current record holders. Good luck to all participants, and especially to our visiting teams of Old Boys and Boys’ Junior School Staff in the ‘Wynberg 175’ added relays after the […]

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Inter-House Sports Day 2016

We held our Annual Inter-House Sports Day on the 1st of February. With the 175 Parade having taken place just two hours before the start and it being an extremely hot and humid day it was understandable that the boys were a bit tired by the time events started. This, however, did not seem to […]

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Wynberg 175: Weekend Argus Reflects on our Schools

Transcript of an article in the Weekend Argus, Saturday 30 January 2016: (Please note the spectator parking arrangements for Monday at Wynberg Boys’ High School on the link) More than 1000 pupils from Wynberg Boys’ high and junior schools will parade through the historic Cape Town suburb that gave the schools’ their name on Monday, […]

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Wynberg 175: Welcome to Mr Jan de Waal, Wynberg’s 14th Headmaster

The Wynberg Family takes great pleasure in welcoming Wynberg Boys’ High School’s 14th headmaster, Mr Jan de Waal, and his wife Ann, to the Wynberg Campus in the School’s 175th year. Joining the incoming Grade 8 class of 2016 in the traditional “Ringing of the Bell” at the conclusion of the Grade 8 Challenge, Mr […]

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Wynberg 175: Grade 8 Challenge & the History of the School Bell

The Grade 8 Challenge 2016 The first week at High School is a major adjustment for any boy, and for the young Wynberg Men who arrived from various primary schools on Tuesday 12 January 2016, the changes would have seemed quite overwhelming: new surroundings, new “house uniform”, “strange” teachers and a “Matric Buddy” of their […]

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De Waal House News

After many discussions and negotiations, we are pleased to announce that we will be having our De Waal House Day at Groot Constantia. This is a beautiful venue and the management of Groot Constantia have gone out of their way to accommodate us. The boys will be able to use the facilities free of charge […]

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The 175th Celebrations at Wynberg Boys’ Schools in 2016: News & Events

With just 2 months remaining of 2015, our Wynberg Boys’ Schools are excited to share the latest updates of what’s in store for our 175th celebrations in 2016: The Official 175 Tie The school badge is embroidered into the navy and silver striped tie, with the figures ‘175’ embossed into the navy stripes.  This tie […]

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McNaughton House Prefect Speech at Valedictory Breakfast

Valedictory Speech – Samuel Kelly Good morning Mr Richardson, staff, guests and, most importantly, my fellow Matrics of 2015. “What did you learn at school today?” A phrase uttered by your parents countless times over the years. This question was usually answered with a basic “nothing”. But, what did we really learn at school? I’m […]

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