Keith Richardson: Official Portrait of Wynberg’s 13th Headmaster

A description for the Portrait of Mr Richardson, Headmaster of Wynberg Boys’ High School Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Size: 900mm (h) x 600mm (w) Artist: Ryan van der Vyver I’ll start firstly by expressing my gratitude for the opportunity to do this artwork. As a past pupil and a proud Wynberg Old Boy, I feel […]

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Headmaster’s Blog: Building a Cathedral

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 79: “Building a Cathedral”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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Wynberg 175: Littlewood House Reunion 2016 – Update

WBHS Headmaster-Designate for 2016, Mr Jan de Waal, writes: Judging by the activity on social media a vast number of Littlewood Old Boys know about the Reunion on 5th February 2016.  Interest has been expressed by Old Boys from as far back as 1958 through to those who are matriculating this year, and the event […]

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Headmaster’s Blog: Joanna, Ganja and Steel Bands

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 78: “Joanna, Ganja and Steel Bands”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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The 175th Celebrations at Wynberg Boys’ Schools in 2016: News & Events

With just 2 months remaining of 2015, our Wynberg Boys’ Schools are excited to share the latest updates of what’s in store for our 175th celebrations in 2016: The Official 175 Tie The school badge is embroidered into the navy and silver striped tie, with the figures ‘175’ embossed into the navy stripes.  This tie […]

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New Cricket Umpires 2015

Congratulations to Wynberg’s newly-qualified cricket umpires, all of whom attended a four-day course ahead of writing the exam. In what is a ‘first’, according to the course convenor Jeff Wolhuter, all Wynberg’s candidates passed the course on their first attempt, with Justin Sproul achieving top marks of 46/45 (getting the bonus mark question correct).  Special […]

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McNaughton House Prefect Speech at Valedictory Breakfast

Valedictory Speech – Samuel Kelly Good morning Mr Richardson, staff, guests and, most importantly, my fellow Matrics of 2015. “What did you learn at school today?” A phrase uttered by your parents countless times over the years. This question was usually answered with a basic “nothing”. But, what did we really learn at school? I’m […]

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Van Riebeeck House Prefect Speech at Valedictory Breakfast

Dylan Cable – Valedictory speech: My good friend Kolby Martin once said that all good speeches comes from the heart and that’s where I plan to speak from this morning. We have almost made it. The long and arduous journey, the rollercoaster of high school is almost over, and what a journey it has been. […]

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Matric Prize Giving 2015 – All the Awards

Academic Prizes SUBJECT DISTINCTIONS (80% or more for a subject) Jason Adams (Visual Arts), Anganathi Beyile (History), Christopher Blencowe (EGD), Joshua Childs (EGD), Qinisela de la Hunt (EGD), Riyaadh Faardiel (Afrikaans), Timothy Gilmour (EGD), Michael Hardy (EGD), Ulrich Hauptfleisch (EGD), Bechara Issa (EGD), Christopher Leech (EGD), Chad Marx (EGD), Yusuf Mohamed (Economics), Pumlani Mxunyelwa (isiXhosa), […]

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Mr Richardson’s Valedictory Address

I would imagine that our 148 matrics thoroughly appreciate this sentiment: Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven! Being intelligent students of English literature , none of you matrics will need to be told by your English teachers that the quote comes from the English poet […]

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