Photos: Wynberg Music – Concert in the Jowell Quad

Wynberg’s recently refurbished Jowell Quad resounded to the sounds of music on Friday & Saturday. The Quad, magnificently upgraded through the generosity of the Jowell Family, transformed into a music auditorium showcasing the the incredible talents of Wynberg Musicians. Conceptualized and produced by Mr Julian Taylor, and with a surround stage built by Mr Anthony […]

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On April 28th, 2014, posted in: Archive, Culture, Galleries, Music, News, Recent Highlights by

Wynberg at the Cape Town Steel Band Festival

The 2014 Cape Town Steel Band Festival took place on Thursday 24 April at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch. The Senior and Intermediate Steel Bands performed, demonstrating to an appreciative audience, what the two steel bands from WBHS are capable of. Under the direction of Keenan Oliphant, each band performed their respective programmes with the […]

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On April 25th, 2014, posted in: Archive, Culture, Music, News, Steel Band by

Dragon: The Cast, On Stage, In Costume

Soviet playwright Evgeny Svartz wrote this political satire in 1944 to highlight how the abuse of power in pre and post WWII Germany and Russia led to tyranny and oppression. He used the popular legend of St George and the dragon to illustrate the universal truth – which is still applicable today – that unless […]

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On March 25th, 2014, posted in: Culture, Drama, Galleries, News, Recent Highlights by

Wynberg Sailors Triumph in SailPro Event

Many thanks to our Wynberg sailors, families, staff and supporters who headed to Zeekoevlei for the SailPro Inter-Schools Team-Racing Championship on Saturday 8 March 2014. Congratulations to the Wynberg Team who not only beat Bishops to retain the Sail Pro Cup, but also beat Westerford in the final to claim the title of SailPro Team-Racing Champions 2014. A […]

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On March 10th, 2014, posted in: Archive, News, Sailing, Societies, Sport, Sport by

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: sbing@wbhs.org.za 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 slindsay@wbhs.org.za 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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