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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De Waal House News

After many discussions and negotiations, we are pleased to announce that we will be having our De Waal House Day at Groot Constantia. This is a beautiful venue and the management of Groot Constantia have gone out of their way to accommodate us. The boys will be able to use the facilities free of charge […]

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Wynberg 175: Littlewood House Reunion 2016 – Latest Info

The reunion committee recently met in the newly refurbished common room to fine tune arrangements for 5¬†February 2016. We are pleased to report that the number of Old Boys who have committed to the event now exceeds 100. In addition, a number of former Littlewood Staff have also confirmed their attendance: Derek Faulds, Keith Richardson, […]

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