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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Significance of Grade 8 Orientation and Buddy Hike

The grades 8s started off their year by being introduced into the brand, spirit and attitude of Wynberg. This introduction to our ethos culminated in the highly anticipated Grade 8 camp over the weekend of Friday 15 and Saturday 16 January. Throughout Friday, the Grade 8s were shown just what it means to be a […]

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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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Matric Results 2015: 100% Pass & a Record Year

A brief overview of the 2015 Matric Results – Congratulations to all! 100% Matric pass rate. 93,2% Bachelors’ pass rate – Wynberg’s best ever. An average of 1,4 subject distinctions per boy. 91% or our matriculants passed mathematics. 12,8% achieved A aggregates. 68,4% average pass rate. Congratulations to the following on their outstanding performances: 8 […]

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Headmaster’s Blog: Head Dog signing off

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 81: “Head Dog signing off”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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Wynberg’s Pipe Band: History & Next Event

History of the Wynberg Boys’ High School Pipe Band – Mr Keith Richardson writes: The idea of a Pipe Band was conceptualised in a restaurant in Knysna in March 2014.  I had been asked to give a presentation to the Knysna High School and decided to spend the weekend in Knysna. On the Saturday evening, […]

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