Old Boy Theodore Yach completes his 100th Robben Island Crossing

Tuesday 22 March 2016: an incredible morning as Cape Town’s legendary open-water swimmer and proud Wynberg Old Boy, Theodore Yach, swam into the record books by completing an unprecedented 100 Robben Island crossings. Accompanied in the water over the 10,4 km distance between the Island and Three Anchor Bay by swimmers Toni Enderli, Kieron Palframan, […]

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Wynberg 175: Official Launch of Walkway & Book

Wednesday evening’s Book Launch was a huge occasion. The Jowell Quad and Fish Bowl were packed with parents, Old Boys (from 2015 through to the Class of 1938!), supporters and dignitaries. Head Boys from across the generations shared common memories and the one could almost touch the joyful atmosphere amongst the laughter. With speeches from […]

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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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Launch of the Wynberg Boys’ 175th Anniversary Book

The much-anticipated coffee-table book, a heritage printed milestone in celebration of the Wynberg Boys’ Schools’ 175th anniversary is now available for purchase at R495,00 per copy. Written by Neil Veitch, this proud record of our 175 years is substantial and filled with fresh insights into the history and lives of Wynberg Men. With a presentation […]

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Rugby: 1st XV Squads for Newlands Day & Saints Easter Festival Announced

Sunday 13 March 2016: Wynberg Rugby is pleased to announce the players who’ll be representing WBHS 1st XV at the season opener, Newlands Rugby Day, on Tuesday 15 March, as well as the traveling squad who’ll represent the school at the Saints Easter Festival at the end of the month. Headmaster, Mr Jan de Waal, […]

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Swimming Gala: House Positions & Final Results

  “What an amazing gala….the spirit ROCKS!!! Thanks young men, you made my evening!” was a comment posted by one of our Wynberg Parents on the School’s Facebook Page – a tribute to the energy, passion and sportsmanship on display as Wynberg’s 8 Houses did battle for top honours in the annual Inter-House Gala on […]

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Concert Band perform at the SS Mendi Memorial Service

Sunday 21 February 2016: with the annual Armed Forces Day Parade in Port Elizabeth coinciding with the seventh SS Mendi Memorial Service held in Cape Town, the Wynberg Boys’ High School Concert Band was extended the honour of performing at the service, held this year at the Castle of Good Hope. The World War One sinking […]

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Admissions 2017: Open Day for Primary Schools

Tuesday 16 February 2016 (families from all schools welcome) Venue: Wynberg Boys’ High School, Lovers Walk, Wynberg Presentation in the school hall 16h00-17h00 Tours of the facilities between 17h00 and 18h30 Tea at 18h30 Experience the ethos, spirit and friendliness of Wynberg Boys’ High School Explore our Campus:

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Zonal Athletics: Report & Photos

47 Wynberg Athletes competed in the Zonal Championships at the Green Point Athletics Track on Wednesday. In an event where Wynberg competed against co-ed schools in a points system similar to our Inter-House Sports Day, Wynberg effectively entered ‘half a team’ (for example only participating in 2 of the 8 hurdles events) but managed to return […]

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Inter-House Sports Day 2016

We held our Annual Inter-House Sports Day on the 1st of February. With the 175 Parade having taken place just two hours before the start and it being an extremely hot and humid day it was understandable that the boys were a bit tired by the time events started. This, however, did not seem to […]

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