Fire Update: Building for Our Future

Friday 2 September 2016: The back parking area at Wynberg Boys’ High School has seen its fill of trucks in the last thirty days – the fire engines and emergency services of that catastrophic Thursday morning were replaced by the delivery flatbeds with the new roof trusses, then the crane to lift the new roofing […]

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1st XV vs SACS: Classic Clash – the Press Report

Wynberg Old Boy and rugby reporter, Jon Harris, reports on Wynberg 1st XV vs SACS – the Classic Clash on Saturday 27 August 2016: In an exciting Southern Suburbs derby, SACS overcame a determined Wynberg Boys’ High to run out deserved winners at Hawthornden on Saturday. The final score was 31-20 after the hosts lead […]

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2017 Prefect Nominations

Wynberg Boys’ High School is proud to nominate the following learners for Prefectship for 2017. These boys are set to be inducted as Prefects on Friday 21 October 2016. All Wynberg Prefects are expected to meet certain requirements to be eligible for final induction. They are required to accept the nomination, achieve an Academic Wynberg Pass, […]

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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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