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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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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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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2016 Inter-House Gala, Order of Events and Swimming Records

Wynberg’s annual inter-house swimming gala, Tuesday 23 February 2016; the order of proceedings from 18h00 at the WBHS swimming pool – to the right are the current record holders. Good luck to all participants, and especially to our visiting teams of Old Boys and Boys’ Junior School Staff in the ‘Wynberg 175’ added relays after the […]

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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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Newlands Swimming Gala 2015

Wynberg Old Boy and Olympic Swimmer, Seddon Keyter was once quoted: “There’s nothing quite like an inter-schools gala, standing on the block and hearing one’s school roar their pride and support …” And Wednesday 25 February would have been no different for Wynberg’s dedicated swimmers at the grand old Newlands Pool. Our thanks to all […]

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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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Headmaster’s Blog: “From Adolescents to Adultscents”

  Click the image to read Mr Richardson’s latest article in his series “Musings of a South African Headmaster”

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Interhouse Gala 2013

This year’s gala was won by Rhodes House, with De Waal in second and De Villiers third. To view the full results, follow this link: Interhouse-Gala-2012.pdf   [custom_gallery style=”1″ source=”post” link=”image” description=”0″ size=”100×100″ limit=”30″]

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Interschools Gala

Please note that the Interschools Gala scheduled to be hosted by Wynberg Boys’ High School on 14 February 2012 has been cancelled.

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