African Society Cultural Evening

Thursday 10 August 2017: Wynberg Boys High School hosted its annual African Society Cultural evening in the Clegg Hall – an evening full of delightful performances showcasing the talents of students from the various schools who took part. The evening started with a welcome from Mr Moser and our MCs, Inga Halu and Siya Plaaitjie, […]

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Wynberg Conversations: The Role of Youth in Society, address to the Muslim Students Association

Thursday 15 June 2017: The Muslim Students Association held an Iftar ( breaking of fast) in the Clegg Hall, with children from the Al Noor and Vision Orphanages, parents and learners invited.   The Chairperson of the School Governing Body, Mr Tapie Marlie, welcomed everyone and Imam Sheik conducted the prayers in the Fish Bowl, […]

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The Crucible – Major Wynberg Boys’ & Girls’ Production – The Review

27 – 30 March 2017, this year’s joint major Production between WBHS & WGHS: If you have not yet obtained your tickets for The Crucible directed by Lindsay Wills and assisted by Alex Wilson, make your way to the Aileen Currie Hall as a priority. Those of us in the audience last night were treated […]

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Green Wynberg: Vegetable Gardening

Vegetable Gardening – a New Society at WBHS Wynberg Boys’ High has always had as our mission to educate boys for life. It was with this spirit that we decided at the end of last year to begin establishing a vegetable garden on our grounds, with the primary aim of teaching our boys the increasingly […]

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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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Swim-a-Thon in Support of Theodore Yach’s Century Crossing

With the excitement building toward Old Boy Theodore Yach’s 100th Robben Island Crossing attempt, Wynberg’s Grade 11s & 12s, along with a staff team, take to the school pool at 07h45 on Thursday 17 March to relay swim the equivalent distance from Robben Island to the beach – all in aid of one of Theodore’s […]

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What Parents Need to Know When Supporting Their Children in Team Sports

The following article by Mark Kelly, head of school at Annunciation Orthodox School (Texas) was published, 4 September 2015, on The Independent School Magazine Blog  (www.nais.org): As the national anthem came to a conclusion, I started to get nervous. Standing in a packed gym in front of 2,000 students, teachers, and parents at Annunciation Orthodox School, I was preparing to […]

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School vs Old Boys: Chess 2015

Founders’ Week 2015: a wonderful evening with 10 Old Boys competing in a series of five-minute Blitz games. After each round the schoolboys moved on to tackle a different opponent with seven rounds being completed before all retired for some refreshments. The schoolboys started slowly but finished strongly winning by 38 to 32. The best performers […]

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