Mr de Waal: Wynberg into the Future

Dear Wynberg Family We are all aware of recent reported events at Western Cape schools in the news of late. While WBHS is proud of how far we’ve travelled as an institution representative of our diverse cultural & religious community, we’d be naïve to believe we’ve come far enough. We are in uncharted territory and are […]

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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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Fire Update: Supera Moras Makes Us One

Thursday 11 August 2016: A week ago our Wynberg Family stood in shock at the images proliferating on social media of our school in flames. Any week at Wynberg is a very long time, we are always a busy school: and it’s ‘business as usual’ at WBHS after the scheduled long weekend for all Western Cape […]

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Wynberg 175: Street Parade & Special Assembly, Photos & Story

Wynberg 175 Launch Week:, Monday 1 February, Street Parade and Special Assembly Wynberg’s newly established Pipe Band led a party of staff and boys from both Wynberg’s Junior and High Schools on a march through the streets of Wynberg. The route was chosen to include each of the four sites that the Wynberg Schools have […]

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Wynberg 175: Blessing Service & Tree Planting

Wynberg 175 Launch Week: Blessing Service & Tree Planting, Saturday 30 January 2016 Wynberg Boys’ Junior School hosted an intimate and moving early morning service to officially launch the Schools’ 175th anniversary year. The Heads of the four Wynberg Campus Schools were joined by representatives of the Wynberg Old Boys’ Union, the Boys’ High and […]

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Wynberg 175: The Street Parade

The Wynberg 175 Street Parade – a celebration of 175 years of the Wynberg Boys’ Schools at the heart of Oude Wijnberg. Monday 1 February will see a heritage parade by the pupils of Wynberg Boys’ High and Junior Schools through the streets of Wynberg: the parade sets forth from Waterloo Green across the road […]

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Wynberg 175: Welcome to Mr Jan de Waal, Wynberg’s 14th Headmaster

The Wynberg Family takes great pleasure in welcoming Wynberg Boys’ High School’s 14th headmaster, Mr Jan de Waal, and his wife Ann, to the Wynberg Campus in the School’s 175th year. Joining the incoming Grade 8 class of 2016 in the traditional “Ringing of the Bell” at the conclusion of the Grade 8 Challenge, Mr […]

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WBHS Head Dog 2016: A Letter to his Predecessor

After being dog in waiting for the last six months, I’m very excited to finally be taking up my rightful position as top dog at Wynberg Boys’ High School. I am particularly pleased that our noble breed  Canis AfriCanis, which has served in the royal courts of Africa since the days of the Pharaohs   continues […]

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Wynberg 175: Grade 8 Challenge & the History of the School Bell

The Grade 8 Challenge 2016 The first week at High School is a major adjustment for any boy, and for the young Wynberg Men who arrived from various primary schools on Tuesday 12 January 2016, the changes would have seemed quite overwhelming: new surroundings, new “house uniform”, “strange” teachers and a “Matric Buddy” of their […]

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Mr Jan de Waal (BA, BEd, MEd) appointed as the new Headmaster of Wynberg from January 2016

The Governing Body of Wynberg Boys’ High School and the Western Cape Education Department have announced that Jan de Waal  (BA, BEd, MEd)  has been appointed the new Headmaster of Wynberg from January 2016. Mr de Waal is a vastly experienced teacher and principal.  After graduating from Union High School in Graaff Reinet and completing […]

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