Wynberg 175 Steel Band Boutique Concert – Report & Photos

On 17 March in the Nussbaum Auditorium, the packed audience was treated to a feast of steel band numbers with a variety ranging from original compositions, South American sway and local klopse magic. Keenan Oliphant has built a thriving tribe of drummers from every grade, and on Wednesday evening, the progression was evident.¬† From the […]

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Introducing McNaughty: Wynberg 175’s Charity Teddy Bear

Introducing McNaughty, the Wynberg 175 ‘Care Bear’: a wonderful initiative to raise funds for our night school CWESI¬†(Constantia Wynberg Education Sharing Initiative) while supporting entrepreneurial ladies in Westlake. The¬†ladies manufacture the teddies in a church hall, using scraps from our Wynberg Tartan, each teddy is 100% unique in that each piece of tartan is¬†cut differently […]

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Concert Band perform at the SS Mendi Memorial Service

Sunday 21 February 2016: with the¬†annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Port Elizabeth coinciding with the seventh SS Mendi Memorial Service held in Cape Town, the Wynberg Boys’ High School Concert Band was extended the honour of performing at the service, held this year at the Castle of Good Hope. The World War One sinking […]

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Wynberg 175: Boutique Concert – Story & Photos

Wynberg 175 Launch Week: Boutique Concert, Wednesday 3 February 2016 Wednesday saw a thrilling collaborative musical effort take place between both the Wynberg Boy‚Äôs High and Junior Schools. First in a series of boutique music concerts scheduled for 2016, the evening, hosted by the welcoming Junior School campus, featured both old boys and current students […]

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Wynberg 175: Street Parade & Special Assembly, Photos & Story

Wynberg 175 Launch Week:, Monday 1 February, Street Parade and Special Assembly Wynberg‚Äôs newly established Pipe Band led a party of staff and boys from both Wynberg‚Äôs Junior and High Schools on a march through the streets of Wynberg. The route was chosen to include each of the four sites that the Wynberg Schools have […]

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Prize Giving 2016: All the Awards

GRADE 8 MERIT CERTIFICATE and SILVER TIE Luke Altmann,¬†Adam Barnard, Sulaiman Mikaeel Bassadien,¬†Andrew Brink,¬†Seth Dantu,¬†Cullen de Villiers,¬†Mohammed Yaseen Dhansay,¬†Fayyaz Ebrahim,¬†Campbell Egan-Fowler,¬†Tebogo Faas,¬†Paul Fredericks,¬†Daniel Grace,¬†Matthew Harris,¬†Michael Jason Harrison,¬†Matthew James,¬†Caleb Lawrence,¬†Ra’eez Maidien,¬†Liam Manshon,¬†Danyaal Marlie,¬†Finn Massari,¬†Euan Mclean,¬†Ndiphiwe Mentoor,¬†Seth Meyer,¬†Jordan Minter,¬†Haaroun Mohamed,¬†Kavish Narshi,¬†Wandile Notshe,¬†Justin O‚ÄôConnor,¬†Daanyaal Pearce,¬†Matthew Perrin,¬†Tristan Rainbow,¬†Kyler Rienderhoff,¬†Jack Rutherford,¬†Imtiyaaz Samaai,¬†Mogamad Yaseen Samodien,¬†Malcolm Scarrott,¬†Benjamin Schaffer,¬†Ryan Thompson,¬†Caleb Valerga,¬†Adrian Van Dam,¬†Caleb […]

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Wynberg 175: Boutique Concert Evening

The first in our series of 175 boutique concerts celebrating Wynberg Music, past and present: this gala evening takes place in the Arnold Lorie Hall at Wynberg Boys’ Junior School from 19h00 – 20h15 on Wednesday 3 February under the directorship of Messrs. Justin Wardle & Peter Catzavelos. Limited tickets are still available, contact 175@wbhs.org.za […]

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Wynberg 175: The Street Parade

The Wynberg 175 Street Parade – a celebration of 175 years of the Wynberg Boys’ Schools at the heart of Oude Wijnberg. Monday 1 February will see a heritage parade by the pupils of Wynberg Boys’ High and Junior Schools through the streets of Wynberg: the parade sets forth from Waterloo Green across the road […]

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Wynberg 175: The Wynberg Tartan

WYNBERG BOYS‚Äô HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHES SIGNATURE TARTAN TO COMMEMORATE 175TH ANNIVERSARY To celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the School, Wynberg Boys‚Äô High will be staging a number of commemorative events that will involve present and past pupils, parents, teaching staff and the wider community. Early amongst these is the launch of its […]

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Wynberg’s Pipe Band: History & Next Event

History of the Wynberg Boys’ High School Pipe Band – Mr Keith Richardson writes: The idea of a Pipe Band was conceptualised in a restaurant in Knysna in March 2014.¬† I had been asked to give a presentation to the Knysna High School and decided to spend the weekend in Knysna. On the Saturday evening, […]

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