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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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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Matric Valedictory & Prize Giving 2015 – The Programme of Events

Matric Valedictory begins with the traditional breakfast for the Grade 12s and their House Heads in the Fish Bowl at 07h00. From 08h45 in the Clegg Hall, the Matrics of 2015 are welcomed into the Wynberg Old Boys’ Union during the Tie Ceremony, followed by the Valedictorian Address. Families of the Matrics are encouraged to […]

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Headmaster’s Blog: The Privileges of Health

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 77: “The Privileges of Health”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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What Parents Need to Know When Supporting Their Children in Team Sports

The following article by Mark Kelly, head of school at Annunciation Orthodox School (Texas) was published, 4 September 2015, on The Independent School Magazine Blog  (www.nais.org): As the national anthem came to a conclusion, I started to get nervous. Standing in a packed gym in front of 2,000 students, teachers, and parents at Annunciation Orthodox School, I was preparing to […]

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Headmaster’s Blog: Smoking with New Ideas

Mr Richardson’s latest blog article, Blog 76: “Smoking with New Ideas”, available on the Blog Roll below:

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Congratulations to Wynberg’s Prefects for 2016

Monday 7 September 2015: Congratulations to the Wynberg Men selected as School Prefects for 2016: Head Prefect – Gideon Boshoff Deputy Head Prefect and RCL – Dian Fourie Academics – Stefan Langenhoven & Sean Cheney Service – Jonan Bowers Culture – Cassie Robbertze Sport – Michael Kievits Communications – Robin Lindup & Luc Hill Grade […]

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