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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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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Interschool Mathematics Relay Challenge

On the evening of Thursday,15 August, we hosted an interschool Mathematics relay challenge for grade 8’s and 9’s. Over 200 learners from twelve different schools attended the event. For two hours the Clegg Hall buzzed with the sound of learners deeply engrossed in tackling a range of challenging Mathematical problems, designed to test their teamwork […]

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On August 17th, 2013, posted in: Academics, Mathematics, News by

UCT Mathematics Competition

During the Prize Giving for the UCT Mathematics Competition on 5 June we found out the results of our top 75 mathematicians who took part in this prestigious event. The guest of honour, Professor Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, a palaeo-biologist, exhorted the prize-winners to consider careers in academia. Sharing with them such facts as humans sharing 40 […]

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Wynberg Presents: A Maths Experience

On Wednesday the 13th of February the Maths Department hosted its annual Maths Experience, aimed at top learners in grades 10, 11 and 12. About 150 learners and teachers from various schools attended the event. The evening began with Anthony Selley’s presentation, entitled “Maths and Learning Today” in which he discussed the practical application of […]

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UCT Maths Competition 2012

75 Wynberg mathematicians took part in the competition this year. At the prize-giving on Thursday night, it was confirmed that Wynberg has retained its place in the Top Ten Maths Schools, which is a commendable achievement given the thousands of students from around the Western Cape who participate in the competition. Full credit must be […]

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