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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Rugby vs Paarl Boys’: Report & Photos

Tuesday 26 April 2016: “Mengel’s Maul” – this week’s look at our at our weekend rugby matches, the Third Edition by Wynberg Rugby MIC, Mr. Michael Engelbrecht: I seem to remember that there were a couple of highly publicised schoolboy neck injuries in the early part of 2000 or 2001.  As the then sports administrator […]

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Wynberg Rugby Festival: 1st XV Live Match Video Streaming

Standard Bank Wynberg 175 Rugby Festival, 30 April & 2 May 2016: Wynberg is delighted to announce our partnership with School Sports Live (SSL) for the Festival – SSL are fast becoming the go-to YouTube channel for schools’ rugby with their live video streaming of selected 1st XV matches on Saturday mornings. And SSL will […]

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Our Country’s Good: Review & Photos

Wynberg’s Master in Charge of History, Mr. Shaun Hewett writes: I am anything but a regular theatre-goer and I knew next to nothing about ‘Our Country’s Good’ when taking my seat in the Nussbaum Theatre for the show’s opening night on Tuesday. I left – two hours later – thoroughly intrigued by a script and […]

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Wynberg & Our Old Boys’ Union: Welcome to Carol Ramsay

The Wynberg Boys’ Schools and the Wynberg Old Boys’ Union are set to see a strengthening of our endless chain as the daily operations of our Union move closer to the heart of the schools. The Old Boys’ Union’s core goals of supporting the schools and supporting its members are central to  the developments which […]

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Wynberg 175: Jazz Band Boutique Concert, Report & Photos

Thursday 14 April 2016: The  Jazz Boutique Concert was all at once an intimate affair and a brazen showcase of Wynberg Music’s finest with some welcome friends. Blake Hellaby’s programme took the enthusiastic audience on a journey through standards, heady improvisations and exacting technical brilliance. Old Boys who are deep into their specialised studies stood tall […]

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Wynberg 175 Steel Band Boutique Concert – Report & Photos

On 17 March in the Nussbaum Auditorium, the packed audience was treated to a feast of steel band numbers with a variety ranging from original compositions, South American sway and local klopse magic. Keenan Oliphant has built a thriving tribe of drummers from every grade, and on Wednesday evening, the progression was evident.  From the […]

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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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