Schools’ Heritage Celebration at the Centre for Conservation Education

September is Heritage Month. On Wednesday 20 September 2017, WBHS took part in a special heritage celebration at our neighbouring educational institution, the Centre for Conservation Education. The Centre organises this every year, believing that every school’s history and contribution to education is worth celebrating. This year it was the turn of the schools in […]

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9 September 2017: Sports Roundup – Looking Back, Moving Forward

Saturday 9 September 2017: a real seasonal cross-over week as Hockey finishes off the season in top form, Wynberg Cyclist Dániyal Matthews continues to excel, Rugby wraps up the Sevens, continues the #BergBoots2Help drive, and welcomes the 2018 Grade 8s, Water Polo is ‘all hands on (pool) deck’ as final preparation for the Ian Melliar Cup […]

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WYNCON Leadership Conference 2017

On the 21st of August 2017, Wynberg Boys’ High School hosted the first, of hopefully many, WYNCON Leadership Conferences. The leadership conference was aimed at developing leaders within our local community and to provide some sort of guidance so that they may implement their skills and furthermore teach those around them. The conference consisted of four […]

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Changing Gear: Winter to Summer Sports

Friday 1 September 2017: With the changeover of seasons, numerous summer sports teams have begun their preparations for tours and tournaments in September. For the most part, practices for other teams will only begin after the September holidays. Cricket Winter cricket nets now transform into cricket tour squad sessions, these will start from Monday 4th […]

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Showing App-titude: our IT Expo

Wynberg Information Technology department held an IT Expo on 22 August 2017. Grade 11 and 12 students presented their software applications to parents and grade 9 and grade 10 learners. The Western Cape Education Department theme was ‘An Entertainment Industry’. Learners could develop any application within the given scenario. Nathan Wylie developed a management system for a […]

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Grade 9 Fathers & Sons Dinner, our “Dads ‘n Lads”

Wynberg held the annual Father and Sons Dinner on the 29th August 2017. The highly successful function, attended by 300 guests, emphasised the relationship between Fathers and Sons. Brandon Taylor opened the event with a warm welcome which was proceeded by the Grade 9 Prefect with a message to all Fathers. His speech addressed vital lessons […]

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Founders’ Day 2017, a ‘Milestone in Wynberg’s History’ – Photos & Story

Friday 25 August 2017, Founders’ Day: I would like to commend Jan de Waal and Cedric Poleman and the management of the schools on taking the Founders’ Day Ceremony to a new level. This ceremony was always very important to me during my tenure, as I regarded it as one of the roots of our […]

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Founders’ Week: Soccer vs our Old Boys

Tuesday 22 August 2017: Wynberg Soccer took great pleasure welcoming back our Old Boy to take on the Wynberg Invitational team. While not exactly certain, this encounter likely serves as the first ever Old Boys match vs the schoolboys. The match was played in good spirits with the Old Boys showing the youngsters a thing […]

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Cultural Excursion: King Kong, Legend of a Boxer

On Sunday, 21 August, 50 staff members, family members and learners from WBHS watched “King Kong – Legend of a Boxer” at Fugard Theatre. As avid theatre goers and lovers of the dramatic arts, this was the first professional musical performance that the boys were able to enjoy under the advisement of their drama teacher, […]

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Teacher & Old Boy, Keenan Oliphant, heading for Columbia University

Saturday 19 August 2017: At an emotional bon voyage party  in the Fish Bowl, friends and family bade farewell to Wynberg Boys’ High School’s music teacher, Old Boy Keenan Oliphant, who heads to the prestigious Columbia University in New York to pursue a Masters of Fine Art Directing for Theatre. The Wynberg Boys’ Schools, Staff, […]

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