Founders’ Week: Mr De Waal’s Message to Wynberg Old Boys

Thursday 25 August 2016: Headmaster Mr Jan de Waal, guest speaker at the Wynberg Old Boys’ 175 Gala Banquet, maps out his vision for the School during his tenure: Good evening Mr President, honorary life members, special guests and the old boys of the finest school in the country. As Wynberg Boys’ High School’s 14th Headmaster, it […]

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Founders’ Week: Review – From an Acorn to an Oak Tree

Monday 22 August 2016: Wynberg Boys’ Schools took 175 years to attain their present magnificent status and standing – the show “From an Acorn to an Oaktree” took 175 days, from conception through gestation to full production!     And it has been an equally momentous journey! But what a triumph it is proving to be for […]

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Fire Update: Supera Moras Makes Us One

Thursday 11 August 2016: A week ago our Wynberg Family stood in shock at the images proliferating on social media of our school in flames. Any week at Wynberg is a very long time, we are always a busy school: and it’s ‘business as usual’ at WBHS after the scheduled long weekend for all Western Cape […]

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Fire Update: Back to School Arrangements

Friday 5 August: Headmaster Mr. Jan de Waal reports that consulting engineers have declared the buildings structurally sound after the blaze that destroyed 4 classrooms and an office on the top floor of the school’s C-Block in the early hours of Thursday morning. Cleaning and clearing operations will commence on Saturday 6 August in advance of […]

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Fire Update: Our Heartfelt Thanks

As the rubble quite literally settles and the damp smell of a burnt building slowly, very slowly, starts to fade, there is the very real picture which remains. A picture of gutted classrooms, corridors covered with remnants of what was, and an ‘open-air’ look no one had pre-planned! Some scenes in life are truly unexpected […]

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We Will Remember Them: Wynberg at the ‘South Africans on the Somme Memorial Service’

Sunday 10 July 2016: Wynberg Boys’ Schools will lay a wreath for Wynberg Old Boys who fell in the ‘Great War’ at the service to be held at The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing on the Somme, near the town of Thiepval in Picardy, France. The Schools will be represented by former Chairman of the High […]

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Wynberg 175: A Musical Celebration – From an Acorn to an Oak Tree

  Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: A Wynberg Boys’ Musical Collaboration like never before! Please join us for Wynberg’s premier Musical event of 2016: a unique orchestral and choral collaboration of the vocal and instrumental talents of our Wynberg pupils and Old Boys. Based on the book of the schools “Brothers in an Endless Chain” this concert will […]

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Wynberg Thanks Mr Gus Leslie, 1st XV Coach

Wynberg Boys’ High and Gus Leslie have sadly announced a mutual parting of ways this week.  This year marked the 10th year of Gus’s involvement at Wynberg. During this time, he revolutionised the way that the school approached coaching and playing the game.   He arrived in 2006 – charged with the daunting job of “getting […]

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