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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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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Wynberg News: Mr Richardson is on the Mend

The Wynberg Family were distressed when the news filtered through that our immediate former Headmaster, Mr Keith Richardson, had been hospitalised just a few days before Wynberg travelled to Grey in Port Elizabeth. Wynberg Boys’ High School is delighted to say Mr Richardson is on the mend. Headmasters Mr Jan de Waal and Mr Cedric Poleman lead […]

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Wynberg / Grey Weekend: How the Tradition Began in 1996

Thursday 12 May 2016: 05h30 and the first buses leave the Wynberg Boys’ Schools for Grey High School and the annual Wynberg / Grey Weekend. Excitement has built solidly toward this tour, one of the highlights of the school year, where two of South Africa’s most prestigious boys’ schools meet in competition. Wynberg’s 175th year marks […]

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Wynberg 175 School Production: Our Country’s Good

Wynberg 175: Our major drama production for 2016 is the acclaimed 1988 play by Timberlake Wertenbaker, Our Country’s Good, based on the novel by Thomas Keneally. The production takes place in the Nussbaum Auditorium, co-presented with Wynberg Girls’ High School, on Tuesday 19, Wednesday 20, Friday 22 and Saturday 23 April. Directed by Old Boy […]

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Old Boy Theodore Yach completes his 100th Robben Island Crossing

Tuesday 22 March 2016: an incredible morning as Cape Town’s legendary open-water swimmer and proud Wynberg Old Boy, Theodore Yach, swam into the record books by completing an unprecedented 100 Robben Island crossings. Accompanied in the water over the 10,4 km distance between the Island and Three Anchor Bay by swimmers Toni Enderli, Kieron Palframan, […]

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Wynberg 175: Official Launch of Walkway & Book

Wednesday evening’s Book Launch was a huge occasion. The Jowell Quad and Fish Bowl were packed with parents, Old Boys (from 2015 through to the Class of 1938!), supporters and dignitaries. Head Boys from across the generations shared common memories and the one could almost touch the joyful atmosphere amongst the laughter. With speeches from […]

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Launch of the Wynberg Boys’ 175th Anniversary Book

The much-anticipated coffee-table book, a heritage printed milestone in celebration of the Wynberg Boys’ Schools’ 175th anniversary is now available for purchase at R495,00 per copy. Written by Neil Veitch, this proud record of our 175 years is substantial and filled with fresh insights into the history and lives of Wynberg Men. With a presentation […]

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Cricket Achievers 2016 & Final Fixtures for Term 1

With the first term cricket fixtures drawing to a close with our traditional derby matches against SACS, we congratulate our individual stand-out cricketing performances of 2016, and wish all our teams the very best of ‘friendship, rivalry and competition’ in their matches this weekend. Centuries Josh Breed (1st XI) 107* vs Churchie Grammar, 12 January […]

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