Wynberg News: Mr Richardson is on the Mend

The Wynberg Family were distressed when the news filtered through that our immediate former Headmaster, Mr Keith Richardson, had been hospitalised just a few days before Wynberg travelled to Grey in Port Elizabeth. Wynberg Boys’ High School is delighted to say Mr Richardson is on the mend. Headmasters Mr Jan de Waal and Mr Cedric Poleman lead […]

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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 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 School Production: Our Country’s Good

Wynberg 175: Our major drama production for 2016 is the acclaimed 1988 play by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Our Country’s Good, based on the novel by Thomas Keneally. The production takes place in the Nussbaum Auditorium, co-presented with Wynberg Girls’ High School, on Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April. Directed by Old Boy […]

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Old Boy Theodore Yach completes his 100th Robben Island Crossing

Tuesday 22 March 2016: an incredible morning as Cape Town’s legendary open-water swimmer and proud Wynberg Old Boy, Theodore Yach, swam into the record books by completing an unprecedented 100 Robben Island crossings. Accompanied in the water over the 10,4 km distance between the Island and Three Anchor Bay by swimmers Toni Enderli, Kieron Palframan, […]

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