Fire Update: Back to School Arrangements

Friday 5 August: Headmaster Mr. Jan de Waal reports that consulting engineers have declared the buildings structurally sound after the blaze that destroyed 4 classrooms and an office on the top floor of the school’s C-Block in the early hours of Thursday morning. Cleaning and clearing operations will commence on Saturday 6 August in advance of […]

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Fire Update: Our Heartfelt Thanks

As the rubble quite literally settles and the damp smell of a burnt building slowly, very slowly, starts to fade, there is the very real picture which remains. A picture of gutted classrooms, corridors covered with remnants of what was, and an ‘open-air’ look no one had pre-planned! Some scenes in life are truly unexpected […]

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On August 4th, 2016, posted in: Alumni, News, Students by

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Fire Update: Official Statement by Mr De Waal

On Thursday 4th August in the early hours of the morning, a fire broke out in one of the academic blocks of Wynberg Boys’ High School. The fire was extinguished and fortunately there were no injuries. The fire gutted 4 classrooms and an office and a further 4 classrooms below have received extensive water damage. […]

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On August 4th, 2016, posted in: News by

WBHS Weekly Newsletter: 18 – 22 July 2016

“FROM AN ACORN TO AN OAK TREE”- DON’T MISS THIS CONCERT! Bookings are now open on COMPUTICKET for the Major Musical Concert of the year. This will take place during Founders’ Week from 22 August- 24 August in the Wynberg Boys’ Junior School Hall, starting at 7pm each evening. The cost of tickets is R120 […]

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WBHS Weekly Planner Week Ending Sun, 31 July 2016

Mon 25 July • Assembly – Ms • Hostel Committee Meeting • 1st team golf against Bishops (away)   Tues 26 July • 15:00 – 16:00 – Gr 8 & 9 Mathematics Enrichment   Wed 27 July • Service Prefect Voting • SA Maths Olympiad – Round 3 at Bishops • 16:30 – 19:00 – […]

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WBHS Newsletter: 27 June – 15 July 2016

ACADEMICS: THE OLYMPIC ANALOGY CONTINUES The Olympic Games 2016 are almost upon us and the parallels between being a top athlete and a top academic continue to be drawn. This has been a theme running through our academic assemblies this year. Our medal winners (the top 10’s) were celebrated in the Quarterly Awards ceremony at […]

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WBHS Weekly Planner – Week Ending Sun, 24 July 2016

Mon 18 July • Term 3 Starts • Assembly – Dw • Solihull (UK) vs 4th/16B • 19D & 16C Rugby vs Solihull (UK) Tues 19 July • 08:20 – Wynberg Mile • Senior Grade Prefect Voting • Ladies Association Meeting • 16B Rugby vs King Williams College Wed 20 July • Junior Grade Prefect […]

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We Will Remember Them: Wynberg at the ‘South Africans on the Somme Memorial Service’

Sunday 10 July 2016: Wynberg Boys’ Schools will lay a wreath for Wynberg Old Boys who fell in the ‘Great War’ at the service to be held at The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing on the Somme, near the town of Thiepval in Picardy, France. The Schools will be represented by former Chairman of the High […]

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Wynberg 175: A Musical Celebration – From an Acorn to an Oak Tree

  Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: A Wynberg Boys’ Musical Collaboration like never before! Please join us for Wynberg’s premier Musical event of 2016: a unique orchestral and choral collaboration of the vocal and instrumental talents of our Wynberg pupils and Old Boys. Based on the book of the schools “Brothers in an Endless Chain” this concert will […]

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WBHS End of Term 2 Newsletter 20 – 24 June 2016

Dear Parents This term I adopted the theme of gratitude in all the assemblies I conducted. When I look back on the very busy term that has just finished there is a great deal that the Wynberg Community can be grateful for in all the pillars of the school. The mid-year examinations were the focal […]

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On June 27th, 2016, posted in: News, Weekly Newsletters by