Welcome Back – Headmaster’s Letter, 4th Term 2017

Dear Parents I trust you have all made use of this short holiday to relax a bit in preparation for the final push. It is going to be a very short term because of the early closing in order to accommodate the Grade 12 marking, which again takes place at our school at the end […]

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Culture & Sport: Colours, Blues, Honours, and Special Awards 2017

Friday 22 September 2017: Our annual Awards Ceremony was held in the Clegg Hall, recognising achievements and excellence by our Wynberg Men in the areas of Culture & Sport. Click to view the photographs of the trophy winners and the Honours award recipients. Our congratulations to all, your commitment across our Four Pillars of Culture, Sport, Academics and […]

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Cultural Excursion: King Kong, Legend of a Boxer

On Sunday, 21 August, 50 staff members, family members and learners from WBHS watched “King Kong – Legend of a Boxer” at Fugard Theatre. As avid theatre goers and lovers of the dramatic arts, this was the first professional musical performance that the boys were able to enjoy under the advisement of their drama teacher, […]

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Wynberg Wins Jamie Tindill Memorial Chess Tournament

On Monday and Tuesday evening this week the school hosted the seventh annual Jamie Tindill Chess Tournament, held to commemorate the life of Jamie, one of Wynberg’s  star Chess players and a newly appointed prefect, who died at the end of his grade 11 year in 2007. The Tournament hosted ten teams on the Monday […]

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Our Country’s Good: Review & Photos

Wynberg’s Master in Charge of History, Mr. Shaun Hewett writes: I am anything but a regular theatre-goer and I knew next to nothing about ‘Our Country’s Good’ when taking my seat in the Nussbaum Theatre for the show’s opening night on Tuesday. I left – two hours later – thoroughly intrigued by a script and […]

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Steel Band Concert

The ever-popular Steel Bands – directed by Mr Keenan Oliphant – are holding a concert featuring all three bands on 24 October in the Nussbaum Auditorium. This will be the final performance by our highly accomplished Senior Band. Please note that because seating is limited, booking is essential. Contact Ms Lindsay on slindsay@wbhs.org.za to reserve […]

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Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2014

We’re enormously proud of our part-time Visual Arts teacher Hasan Essop who – along with his twin brother Husain –  have been named by the National Arts Festival as the joint winners of the 2014 Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Visual Art. Biography Born and raised in Cape Town, the twins have been collaborating since […]

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Founders’ Week 2013: Debating vs the Old Boys

Our Senior Debating Team – Michael Cheney, Guy Bowden and Vincent Mamabolo – were pitched against an Old Boys’ team made up of Gareth Bloor and his father plus Peter Rogers. Old Boy Mike Lundy adjudicated. The school team successfully defended their motion that South Africa’s relationship with Zimbabwe has not been to the advantage […]

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Shakespeare Schools’ Festival South Africa

A reminder that Wynberg’s Acting Association (WBAA,) is participating in this Festival and will be performing an excerpt of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Artscape on 31 July 2013 at 19:00. Our Arts & Culture teacher – and the founder of the South African version of this Festival – Mrs Fillinova-Bruton, directed Wynberg’s production. Book […]

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Grey College Invitational Chess Tournament 2013

The Chess Team: Jason Raad, Sean Cheney, Guy Green (captain) Mr L Moser (Manager), Darren van der Valk. On Friday and Saturday 12 & 13 April 2013, our Chess boys competed for the fourth time in the Grey College Invitational Chess Tournament. This is a prestigious Tournament consisting of the top 32 schools from around the […]

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