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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Headmaster’s Letter to Old Boys

Headmaster Keith Richardson talks to our Old Boys:   Dear Old Boys For some years, we as a school have been sending out a quarterly Online Magazine to Old Boys around the world. This has included videos, pictures and extensive reports of the activities of the school over the previous term. However, it has been […]

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Grey Weekend: 7 – 9 May 2015

Wynberg returns the hospitality shown us by Grey High School after visiting Port Elizabeth last year as we welcome our friends and rivals from the Eastern Cape to the Mother City over the weekend of 7 – 9 May 2015. This is one of the biggest events in our school calendar and a very exciting […]

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Explore Wynberg’s Social Media Platforms

Much of Wynberg’s day to day activities across our four pillars of Academics, Sport, Culture and Service is covered by our Social Media Team straight to Facebook (our first choice sharing platform): please scroll down the list of our dedicated Facebook Pages and click through the links to select your personal favourites. Links to our Wynberg Media […]

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Final Results & Photos: Jamie Tindill Memorial Chess Tournament 2014

The final two rounds of the Jamie Tindill Memorial Chess Tournament took place on Monday 4 August in the Wynberg Library. Herzlia were too strong for Pinelands and won 13 -3 while Rondebosch and Wynberg played a thrilling duel, finally decided on the last match with Rondebosch edging out the host team 10 – 6. […]

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