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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Littlewood Christmas Dinner 2016 – a Night to Remember

Friday 11 November: there’s always huge excitement within our Littlewood House Family of staff and boarders as the traditional end of year Christmas Dinner approaches. Our year of 175th celebrations was set to see the evening in the Fish Bowl at WBHS deliver the fruits of an incredible outreach of support for the Santa Shoebox […]

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1st XV vs SACS: Classic Clash – the Press Report

Wynberg Old Boy and rugby reporter, Jon Harris, reports on Wynberg 1st XV vs SACS – the Classic Clash on Saturday 27 August 2016: In an exciting Southern Suburbs derby, SACS overcame a determined Wynberg Boys’ High to run out deserved winners at Hawthornden on Saturday. The final score was 31-20 after the hosts lead […]

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Founders’ Week: Mr De Waal’s Message to Wynberg Old Boys

Thursday 25 August 2016: Headmaster Mr Jan de Waal, guest speaker at the Wynberg Old Boys’ 175 Gala Banquet, maps out his vision for the School during his tenure: Good evening Mr President, honorary life members, special guests and the old boys of the finest school in the country. As Wynberg Boys’ High School’s 14th Headmaster, it […]

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Founders’ Week: Review – From an Acorn to an Oak Tree

Monday 22 August 2016: Wynberg Boys’ Schools took 175 years to attain their present magnificent status and standing – the show “From an Acorn to an Oaktree” took 175 days, from conception through gestation to full production!     And it has been an equally momentous journey! But what a triumph it is proving to be for […]

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