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

Music at the Manor: Sunday 16 February 2014

Our Big Band, Steel and Concert Bands and guest vocalists will entertain you into the evening in a musical celebration of summer. R60 per person, refreshments will be served, bring your sunhats and cooler boxes. Tickets: or phone the School on 021 7979 4247

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On February 14th, 2014, posted in: Choir, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Music, News, Steel Band by

Steel Band Concert

The ever-popular Steel Bands – directed by Mr Keenan Oliphant – are holding a concert featuring all three bands on 24 October in the Nussbaum Auditorium. This will be the final performance by our highly accomplished Senior Band. Please note that because seating is limited, booking is essential. Contact Ms Lindsay on to reserve […]

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Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2014

We’re enormously proud of our part-time Visual Arts teacher Hasan Essop who – along with his twin brother Husain –  have been named by the National Arts Festival as the joint winners of the 2014 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art. Biography Born and raised in Cape Town, the twins have been collaborating since […]

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Sunset Concert

Join us for a Sunset Concert and picnic on the lawns at the John Baxter Outdoor Theatre (weather permitting), on 13 October at 17h00. The following groups will be playing: • WBHS Grade 10 Steel Band • WBHS Grade 11 Steel Band • WBHS Jazz Ensemble • WBHS Big Band • WBHS/WGHS Concert Band • […]

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School Leaders 2014

We congratulate the following boys on being selected to lead the school in 2014: Raythaan Addinall Head Prefect Keagan Timm Deputy Head Prefect Tim Lawrence De Villiers Grant Turner De Waal TBA  Littlewood Adam Romyn Lorie Lukhanyo Mkula McNaughton David Rousseau Rhodes Blaise Lourens Van Riebeeck Matthew Harris Wellington Jason Bright Academics Dillon Birns Communications […]

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On October 1st, 2013, posted in: Academics, Culture, News, Pastoral, Service, Sport, Students by

Introducing: The Wynberg 175 Club

2016 is the year Wynberg Boys’ High School turns 175 years old and in line with this significant milestone, we are starting Club 175. 175 people will each contribute R175 per month via debit order. The Club is open to anyone to join. All monies raised will be used to fund the budget for the […]

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On August 28th, 2013, posted in: Academics, Culture, News, Sport by

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Founders’ Week 2013: Debating vs the Old Boys

Our Senior Debating Team – Michael Cheney, Guy Bowden and Vincent Mamabolo – were pitched against an Old Boys’ team made up of Gareth Bloor and his father plus Peter Rogers. Old Boy Mike Lundy adjudicated. The school team successfully defended their motion that South Africa’s relationship with Zimbabwe has not been to the advantage […]

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Founders’ Week 2013: Chess vs Old Boys

This year the contest took the form of a series of five-minute Blitz games with 8 Old Boys participating. After each round the schoolboys moved on to tackle a different opponent with five rounds being completed before all retired for a cuppa. The schoolboys started slowly but finished strongly winning by 24½ to 15½. The […]

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