Women’s Day 2017: Celebrating our Women of Wynberg

Women’s Day has been celebrated on 9 August since 1995 to commemorate the march by about 20 000 South African women to the Union Buildings in 1956. It recognises the important and significant role that activism by women played during the struggle for liberation. – from www.gov.za Wednesday 9 August 2017: It is this strength […]

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U18A at the Cape Town Hockey Festival, and Forthcoming Fixtures

Friday 4 August 2017: The first team started off the term with a packed set of fixtures in the Cape Town International Hockey Festival. The team played some incredible hockey, unfortunately just missing out on winning the gold, being beaten by Paul Roos in the Final. Congratulations must go out to Callen Heynes (Player of […]

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Wynberg’s Health Tuck Shop Commitment

Friday 4 August 2017:  A healthy eating initiative has been launched by WBHS together with our friends at Feedem, the company behind almost all school catering. The project target – improve the nutritional value of the food available for the boys to buy. The school tuck shop snack and meal options for our boys will undergo a […]

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WBHS hosts Inter-Schools Maths Quiz

Tuesday 1 August 2017: WBHS hosted their annual Inter-schools mathematics competition, which took place in the school hall. In spite of the cold and rainy weather, about 300 learners from schools all over the peninsula participated in this event. The evening started with two events set up by Mr Neil Eddy. One of them was […]

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WBHS Rugby: Weekly Roundup

Thursday 3 August 2017: There is no doubt that the rugby results vs Paarl Gym deserved the outcry received on social media.  However, it was pleasing to read some of the more measured opinions of individuals who clearly have the best interests of Wynberg at heart. No-one hurts more than our players and coaches, they […]

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WBHS Hosts Inter-Schools Academic Conference

Thursday 27 July 2017: Wynberg’s Academic Committee hosted an Academic Conference for pupils from various surrounding schools, on the theme “What Schools Don’t Teach You”. Guest speakers headed the first part of the conference, Ms Leigh Bowden from the online education company GetSmarter and Mr Anthony Selley, a former Wynberg teacher and Old Boy of […]

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Wynberg on Tour: July 2017

1 – 31 July 2017: An action-packed month throughout the school holidays and into the first week back at school. Cultural and sporting tours, from the school trip on the White Rhino Trail and an Economics Tour of Europe, our Vocal Ensemble performing at the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown, to school pride sporting competition at […]

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Economics Tour of Europe, July 2017

July Holidays 2017: Eight Wynberg boys and their teacher spent 12 action packed days in Europe during the July holidays.  The boys were exposed to numerous sights and sounds of economic, historic and cultural significance.  The tour began in London.  Here visits were arranged to the offices of Bloomberg in Moorgate as well as a guided […]

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Wynberg Conversations: The Role of Youth in Society, address to the Muslim Students Association

Thursday 15 June 2017: The Muslim Students Association held an Iftar ( breaking of fast) in the Clegg Hall, with children from the Al Noor and Vision Orphanages, parents and learners invited.   The Chairperson of the School Governing Body, Mr Tapie Marlie, welcomed everyone and Imam Sheik conducted the prayers in the Fish Bowl, […]

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WBHS Pipe Band Heads to SA Pipe Band Championships

On Friday the 28th July, the Wynberg Boys’ High School Pipe Band heads north to Johannesburg to compete at the South African Pipe Band Championships. Since the band’s inception in October 2014, we have been working hard, first to play “Men of Wynberg” at the 175th Anniversary and now, almost 2 seasons later, to represent […]

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