Wynberg 175: Six-a-Side Cricket Festival – the Photos & Story

Wynberg 175 Launch Week: Six-a-Side Cricket Festival, Sunday 31 January 2016 The Wynberg Boys’ Schools took great pleasure in hosting old school rivals and friends in a six-a-side festival and mini cricket carnival at PPC Newlands. With a strong old boys’ element in the Six-a-Side teams, the event presented a unique opportunity for the schools’ […]

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Wynberg 175: Blessing Service & Tree Planting

Wynberg 175 Launch Week: Blessing Service & Tree Planting, Saturday 30 January 2016 Wynberg Boys’ Junior School hosted an intimate and moving early morning service to officially launch the Schools’ 175th anniversary year. The Heads of the four Wynberg Campus Schools were joined by representatives of the Wynberg Old Boys’ Union, the Boys’ High and […]

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Wynberg 175: Weekend Argus Reflects on our Schools

Transcript of an article in the Weekend Argus, Saturday 30 January 2016: (Please note the spectator parking arrangements for Monday at Wynberg Boys’ High School on the link) More than 1000 pupils from Wynberg Boys’ high and junior schools will parade through the historic Cape Town suburb that gave the schools’ their name on Monday, […]

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Wynberg 175: Boutique Concert Evening

The first in our series of 175 boutique concerts celebrating Wynberg Music, past and present: this gala evening takes place in the Arnold Lorie Hall at Wynberg Boys’ Junior School from 19h00 – 20h15 on Wednesday 3 February under the directorship of Messrs. Justin Wardle & Peter Catzavelos. Limited tickets are still available, contact 175@wbhs.org.za […]

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Wynberg 175: The Street Parade

The Wynberg 175 Street Parade – a celebration of 175 years of the Wynberg Boys’ Schools at the heart of Oude Wijnberg. Monday 1 February will see a heritage parade by the pupils of Wynberg Boys’ High and Junior Schools through the streets of Wynberg: the parade sets forth from Waterloo Green across the road […]

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Wynberg 175: The Wynberg Tartan

WYNBERG BOYS’ HIGH SCHOOL LAUNCHES SIGNATURE TARTAN TO COMMEMORATE 175TH ANNIVERSARY To celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the School, Wynberg Boys’ High will be staging a number of commemorative events that will involve present and past pupils, parents, teaching staff and the wider community. Early amongst these is the launch of its […]

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Wynberg 175: Welcome to Mr Jan de Waal, Wynberg’s 14th Headmaster

The Wynberg Family takes great pleasure in welcoming Wynberg Boys’ High School’s 14th headmaster, Mr Jan de Waal, and his wife Ann, to the Wynberg Campus in the School’s 175th year. Joining the incoming Grade 8 class of 2016 in the traditional “Ringing of the Bell” at the conclusion of the Grade 8 Challenge, Mr […]

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WBHS Head Dog 2016: A Letter to his Predecessor

After being dog in waiting for the last six months, I’m very excited to finally be taking up my rightful position as top dog at Wynberg Boys’ High School. I am particularly pleased that our noble breed  Canis AfriCanis, which has served in the royal courts of Africa since the days of the Pharaohs   continues […]

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Wynberg 175: Grade 8 Challenge & the History of the School Bell

The Grade 8 Challenge 2016 The first week at High School is a major adjustment for any boy, and for the young Wynberg Men who arrived from various primary schools on Tuesday 12 January 2016, the changes would have seemed quite overwhelming: new surroundings, new “house uniform”, “strange” teachers and a “Matric Buddy” of their […]

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Matric Results 2015: Excellence in Academic Performance Award

There was great excitement on the front steps of the school when a crowd of matrics and their parents gathered at midday on January 6th to hear a summary of results read out by the outgoing Headmaster, Keith Richardson. These results were arguably the best ever produced by the school.   Apart from the fact that there were […]

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