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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Jamie Tindill Memorial Chess Tournament 2016

Ten schools participate in the 2016 Jamie Tindill Memorial Trophy, held in the Clegg Hall on Monday 20  & Tuesday 21 June – this tournament serves to keep alive the memory of one of Wynberg’s best Chess players who died tragically while still at school. Jamie was a wonderful young man who had just been […]

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Wynberg 175: Vocal Boutique Concert

Thursday 19 May 2016: The fourth, and final,  Wynberg 175 Boutique Concert was held in the Clegg Hall where the current Wynberg vocalists were joined by talented past pupils. The concert surpassed all expectations, with some beautiful solos (by current Wynberg boys and Old Boys Marco Titus who is in his 4th year studying opera at […]

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WindWorx Fanfare at Wynberg

Saturday 21 May 2016: Wynberg Boys’ High School in its 175th year is honoured to host the 6th WindWorx Fanfare – a full day’s programme of wind ensemble performances by 10 bands, both informally at the John Baxter Outdoor Amphitheatre, and formally in the Clegg Hall, the Fanfare culminated in a massed band performance of […]

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Wynberg 175: Boutique Vocal Concert

A vocal celebration of the sound of Wynberg Music: Everybody is invited to the Vocal Boutique Concert which takes place in the Clegg Hall on Thursday 19 May 2016, starting at 19h00. The concert is free and seating is unreserved, except for a few special guests. Refreshments will be on sale at the tuck shop […]

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Wynberg / Grey Weekend: How the Tradition Began in 1996

Thursday 12 May 2016: 05h30 and the first buses leave the Wynberg Boys’ Schools for Grey High School and the annual Wynberg / Grey Weekend. Excitement has built solidly toward this tour, one of the highlights of the school year, where two of South Africa’s most prestigious boys’ schools meet in competition. Wynberg’s 175th year marks […]

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20th Anniversary Wynberg / Grey Weekend: All the Fixtures

Wednesday 11 May 2016: A message from Mr. Jan de Waal, Headmaster Wynberg Boys’ High School: Twenty years ago the Headmasters of Wynberg Boys’ High School and Grey High agreed to hold a Derby between the two schools, and bar one rained out year, the event has become an annual highlight of the Schools’ calendars. […]

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Wynberg Music: Cape Town Eisteddfod, Thursday 5 May 2016

Thursday 5 May 2016, Wynberg’s Clegg Hall – the first performances by our musicians in the annual Cape Town Eisteddfod. Wynberg Boys’ High School Head of Music, Mr. Brian Botha reports: Concert Band The WBHS and WGHS Combined Concert Band played extremely well to be awarded a diploma. The following pieces were played: Salvation is […]

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Our Country’s Good: Review & Photos

Wynberg’s Master in Charge of History, Mr. Shaun Hewett writes: I am anything but a regular theatre-goer and I knew next to nothing about ‘Our Country’s Good’ when taking my seat in the Nussbaum Theatre for the show’s opening night on Tuesday. I left – two hours later – thoroughly intrigued by a script and […]

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