Special Assembly: A Farewell to Staff

Monday 14 November 2016: as the school year rushes to a close on 30 November, Wynberg Staff and Men gathered to pay tribute to teachers going into retirement or leaving for pastures new. With a combined tally of over 90 years dedicated to education at Wynberg Boys’ High School, it was with no small emotion […]

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Wynberg Sport: a Holiday Review

Cricket: Wynberg – as per its 175 celebrations – hosted the annual Cape Schools’ Cricket Week during the first weekend/week of October. Dale College, Grey High, Queen’s College, Selborne College and Union High School travelled to Cape Town to compete against Western Cape representatives, Paarl Boys’, Paul Roos, Rondebosch, SACS and Wynberg. The festival got […]

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Wynberg Soccer on Tour at Grey College

The 1st team soccer travelled to Bloemfontein to take part in the Nedbank Soccer Challenge. We knew the competition would be tough, having ended last at the tournament in 2015. The team was made up of a combination of Youth and Experience based on the availability of players not involved with holiday cricket tours, giving […]

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Soccer 1st Team to Compete in Bergvliet Tournament

Saturday 17 September 2016 sees Wynberg Boys’ High School’s 1st XI Soccer side competing in the Bergvliet High School KIA Cup. Wynberg, in Pool A will play 3 matches before entering into the play-off stage of the event. Our best wishes to our Tournament Squad for an exciting day of competition, rivalry, and friendship! 1 Zubair […]

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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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Wynberg 175: We’ve ‘Earned our Stripes’ – Derby Sport Weekend

Thursday 7 April: Wynberg 175, and we’ve ‘earned our stripes’! Derby Weekend away against Rondebosch Boys’ High School will show a whole new look for our 1st teams as they take to the pitches in a heritage kit of matching stripes for the first time in Wynberg’s 175 year history. Hockey, rugby, and soccer all […]

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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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Making History: Wynberg vs Rondebosch Soccer Derby, 18 April 2015

History was made at Wynberg Boys High on 18 April 2015 when two soccer games, featuring Wynberg and Rondebosch under 17 and under 19 soccer sides played each other. (Wynberg first played soccer in the then inter-schools league in 1909). The tossing of the coin by the referee meant that the captain of Rondebosch under 17, […]

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