Schools’ Heritage Celebration at the Centre for Conservation Education

September is Heritage Month. On Wednesday 20 September 2017, WBHS took part in a special heritage celebration at our neighbouring educational institution, the Centre for Conservation Education. The Centre organises this every year, believing that every school’s history and contribution to education is worth celebrating. This year it was the turn of the schools in […]

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Holiday Sports Tour Fixtures, Support our Teams Online!

Friday 29 September 2017: As we break for the short spring holiday, we wish our six touring sides and their coaches & managers the very best as cricket, soccer and water polo compete at premier tournaments and festivals around the country. Water Polo: with our U15 Ian Melliar Cup done and dusted, it’s the turn […]

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Circular 17/17: Notice of School Fee and Budget Meeting

To meet regulatory requirements, the School is required to give our parents 30 days’ notice of the annual school fees and budget meeting. Please note that this meeting will take place at the school on TUESDAY, 24TH OCTOBER 2017 AT 18h00 in the Fish Bowl area. Read more on the link below … Download the […]

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WBHS New House Names and Colours 2018

Friday 15 September 2017: the Headmasters of Wynberg Boys’ High & Junior Schools, Messrs Jan de Waal and Cedric Poleman take pleasure in announcing the 2018 House Names and Colours for our Boys’ Schools. Our School badge, adopted and adapted from the Wynberg Municipality Crest in 1924, is unaffected, remaining central to our School Brand […]

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9 September 2017: Sports Roundup – Looking Back, Moving Forward

Saturday 9 September 2017: a real seasonal cross-over week as Hockey finishes off the season in top form, Wynberg Cyclist Dániyal Matthews continues to excel, Rugby wraps up the Sevens, continues the #BergBoots2Help drive, and welcomes the 2018 Grade 8s, Water Polo is ‘all hands on (pool) deck’ as final preparation for the Ian Melliar Cup […]

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Grade 9 Fathers & Sons Dinner, our “Dads ‘n Lads”

Wynberg held the annual Father and Sons Dinner on the 29th August 2017. The highly successful function, attended by 300 guests, emphasised the relationship between Fathers and Sons. Brandon Taylor opened the event with a warm welcome which was proceeded by the Grade 9 Prefect with a message to all Fathers. His speech addressed vital lessons […]

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#BergBoots2Help – Thank you for giving so generously!

Tuesday 29 August 2017: ending off the rugby season on Saturday 26 August, Wynberg Rugby players across all age groups handed in their boots that no longer fit for the benefit of players from Langa Rugby Club.   #BergBoots2Help This afternoon Mike Engelbrecht, Vice-Principal of Sports, handed over the collection of boots received to Mr Kutta Mzoxolo.  The […]

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Prefects for 2018 Announced

Monday 28 August 2017: Wynberg Boys’ High School congratulates our 2018 Prefect Body, and thanks our 2017 leaders for their inspiring work over the last year. A formal Prefect induction ceremony will take place later in the year. Head Boy – Jarrod Whitson Deputy Head Boy – Mika Schubert Representative Council of Learners – Tevin […]

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Founders’ Day 2017, a ‘Milestone in Wynberg’s History’ – Photos & Story

Friday 25 August 2017, Founders’ Day: I would like to commend Jan de Waal and Cedric Poleman and the management of the schools on taking the Founders’ Day Ceremony to a new level. This ceremony was always very important to me during my tenure, as I regarded it as one of the roots of our […]

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Winds of Change, Headmaster’s Founders’ Day Address 2017

Friday 26 August 2017, the transcript of Headmaster Mr Jan de Waal’s Founders’ Day address in the Clegg Hall: On 3 February 1960 British Prime Minister Harold McMillan made a famous speech in the South African Parliament. It was a fairly long speech but the most important paragraph read as follows: The wind of change is […]

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