Valedictory Programme 2017: Order of Proceedings, Friday 13 October

Friday 13 October 2017: Valedictory – the highlight of the matric year begins with the traditional breakfast in the Fish Bowl for the Class of 2017 at 06h45. A few changes to the order of proceedings this year sees the matric prize giving leading the public events in the Clegg Hall. Wynberg Boys’ High School […]

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Wynberg Heritage: Littlewood Boarding House Diamond Anniversary

  Saturday 7 October 2017, sixty years to the day that Wynberg’s ‘new’ boarding house was officially opened. Under the Headship of Mr WE ‘Bill’ Bowden the 1950s had seen dramatic upgrades to the facilities and grounds at Wynberg: from 1952 to1954 the single-storey school had become a double-storey, the quad surrounded by eighteen classrooms […]

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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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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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Wynberg Conversations: House Renaming – the Consultative Process Begins

Friday 3 February 2017: as stated in the WBHS Weekly Newsletter of 20 January, the process of revisiting the names of our school houses within the scope of our Social Cohesion Programme has begun. Mr de Waal shares an open letter to our Wynberg Families: Dear Parents As mentioned in the previous newsletter the names […]

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The Wynberg Scroll of Honour: Mr & Mrs Richardson and Mrs Borchardt

Tuesday 24 January 2017: at the conclusion of Prize Giving in the Clegg Hall, special awards were made to Wynberg’s 13th Headmaster, Mr Keith Richardson, his wife Pippa, and Mrs Cheryl Borchardt, Chair of the Wynberg Ladies’ Association. The inscription on the Scroll of Honour reads: “Wynberg Boys’ High School honours you for the exceptional […]

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New Year 2017 Message – Mr Jan de Waal

2016 draws to a close, a massive milestone in the life of our schools as our extended Wynberg Family banded together in a show of support for our Wynberg 175 celebrations. I thank each and every one of my staff, every Wynberg Family, and our Old Boys, for your enthusiastic participation. The year has not […]

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In Memoriam, Mrs Sheila McCurdie, Former Headmaster’s Secretary

Old Boys and Staff who were at Wynberg between 1992 and 1998 will be saddened to hear the news that Sheila McCurdie died on December 12th 2016 at the age of 81. After training as a legal secretary, she went on to raise her family of two girls. When they went their own way in […]

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Wynberg Honours Mr Jim Goodacre

Wednesday 30 November 2016: the final assembly of the school year, and the winding-up of 12 months of Wynberg 175 celebrations between the Junior and High Schools and our Old Boys’ Union, was the perfect opportunity to honour Mr Jim Goodacre, the man behind the words to our School Song. At the Old Boys’ 175 Gala […]

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Wynberg World Kitchen – Our 175 Cook Book

Sunday 13 November 2016: this inspiring labour of love and essential addition to everyone’s kitchen, is a Cook Book with a difference – while filled with great recipes, ideas, and culinary advice, it is also alive with vivid photo memories of the day-to-day of our Wynberg Boys. A great seasonal gift in our 175th celebration year! […]

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