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 Steel Band Boutique Concert – Report & Photos

On 17 March in the Nussbaum Auditorium, the packed audience was treated to a feast of steel band numbers with a variety ranging from original compositions, South American sway and local klopse magic. Keenan Oliphant has built a thriving tribe of drummers from every grade, and on Wednesday evening, the progression was evident.  From the […]

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Wynberg 175: We’ve ‘Earned our Stripes’ – Derby Sport Weekend

Thursday 7 April: Wynberg 175, and we’ve ‘earned our stripes’! Derby Weekend away against Rondebosch Boys’ High School will show a whole new look for our 1st teams as they take to the pitches in a heritage kit of matching stripes for the first time in Wynberg’s 175 year history. Hockey, rugby, and soccer all […]

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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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U14A Hockey on Tour at the Nomads Festival – Report & Photos

Nomads Festival hosted by Maritzburg College, 19 – 21 March 2016: Tour Summary Results would suggest that the Wynberg 14A hockey side struggled throughout its four-day stay in the KZN Midlands and this is – to a large extent – an accurate reflection of proceedings. On a positive though: Wynberg concluded the festival on an […]

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Wynberg 175: Official Launch of Walkway & Book

Wednesday evening’s Book Launch was a huge occasion. The Jowell Quad and Fish Bowl were packed with parents, Old Boys (from 2015 through to the Class of 1938!), supporters and dignitaries. Head Boys from across the generations shared common memories and the one could almost touch the joyful atmosphere amongst the laughter. With speeches from […]

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Swim-a-Thon in Support of Theodore Yach’s Century Crossing

With the excitement building toward Old Boy Theodore Yach’s 100th Robben Island Crossing attempt, Wynberg’s Grade 11s & 12s, along with a staff team, take to the school pool at 07h45 on Thursday 17 March to relay swim the equivalent distance from Robben Island to the beach – all in aid of one of Theodore’s […]

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Launch of the Wynberg Boys’ 175th Anniversary Book

The much-anticipated coffee-table book, a heritage printed milestone in celebration of the Wynberg Boys’ Schools’ 175th anniversary is now available for purchase at R495,00 per copy. Written by Neil Veitch, this proud record of our 175 years is substantial and filled with fresh insights into the history and lives of Wynberg Men. With a presentation […]

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Introducing McNaughty: Wynberg 175’s Charity Teddy Bear

Introducing McNaughty, the Wynberg 175 ‘Care Bear’: a wonderful initiative to raise funds for our night school CWESI (Constantia Wynberg Education Sharing Initiative) while supporting entrepreneurial ladies in Westlake. The ladies manufacture the teddies in a church hall, using scraps from our Wynberg Tartan, each teddy is 100% unique in that each piece of tartan is cut differently […]

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Wynberg 175: Littlewood Boarding House Reunion

Wynberg 175 Launch Week: Littlewood Boarding House Reunion, Friday 5 February 2016 Littlewood Old Boys came ‘home’ to Littlewood House in a celebration of Wynberg’s 175th anniversary year to be greeted by the garden festooned with bunting and Wynberg 175 Flags, a bedouin tent covering the hospitality area on the lawns and a five star evening […]

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