Green Wynberg: Wynberg Campus of Schools’ Sustainable Transport & Carpool Proposal

Dear Parents Wynberg Campus of Schools’ Sustainable Transport & Carpool Proposal The World Wildlife Fund has asked our schools to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Their research shows that car emissions are the number one growing cause of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. It also shows the number one reason people are in their cars […]

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Sunset Concert Warms a Wintry Spring Sunday

Sunday 15 October 2017: Wynberg staged another wonderful Sunset Concert notwithstanding the whimsy of the weather prompting us to retreat to the shelter of the hall, rather than brave the uncertain elements. With picturesque photos of sunset flanking the stage, the audience was treated to the best of Wynberg’s bands. Under the new directorship of […]

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Wynberg Campus of Schools: Early Closing, 4th Term 2017

Tuesday 26 September 2017: The Western Cape Education Department has given notice that they will using the four Wynberg Schools at the end of the year. Department officials will move into the high schools on 30 November, and into the junior schools on 2 December. Wynberg Boys’ High School will close for learners on Wednesday […]

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WBHS New House Names and Colours 2018

Friday 15 September 2017: the Headmasters of Wynberg Boys’ High & Junior Schools, Messrs Jan de Waal and Cedric Poleman take pleasure in announcing the 2018 House Names and Colours for our Boys’ Schools. Our School badge, adopted and adapted from the Wynberg Municipality Crest in 1924, is unaffected, remaining central to our School Brand […]

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9 September 2017: Sports Roundup – Looking Back, Moving Forward

Saturday 9 September 2017: a real seasonal cross-over week as Hockey finishes off the season in top form, Wynberg Cyclist Dániyal Matthews continues to excel, Rugby wraps up the Sevens, continues the #BergBoots2Help drive, and welcomes the 2018 Grade 8s, Water Polo is ‘all hands on (pool) deck’ as final preparation for the Ian Melliar Cup […]

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Founders’ Day 2017, a ‘Milestone in Wynberg’s History’ – Photos & Story

Friday 25 August 2017, Founders’ Day: I would like to commend Jan de Waal and Cedric Poleman and the management of the schools on taking the Founders’ Day Ceremony to a new level. This ceremony was always very important to me during my tenure, as I regarded it as one of the roots of our […]

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Winds of Change, Headmaster’s Founders’ Day Address 2017

Friday 26 August 2017, the transcript of Headmaster Mr Jan de Waal’s Founders’ Day address in the Clegg Hall: On 3 February 1960 British Prime Minister Harold McMillan made a famous speech in the South African Parliament. It was a fairly long speech but the most important paragraph read as follows: The wind of change is […]

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Appeal to Help the Victims of the Knysna Fires

Friday 9 June 2017: Wynberg Boys’ High and Junior Schools, together with Wynberg Old Boys’ Union, and Caffè Pronto who manage our Old Boys’ Pavilion, support the Knysna Relief Efforts and call on our extended Wynberg Family and Associates for material donations to the victims of the disastrous fires in the area. Many of the victims […]

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All WCED Schools Closed on Wednesday 7 June 2017: Severe Weather Precautions

Tuesday 6 June 2017: Acting on the press release by the Western Cape Education Department (included below) and email notification of a ‘severe weather warning’ for the Western Cape, Cape Town area, Wynberg Boys’ High & Junior Schools will be closed on Wednesday 7 June. Schools will re-open on Thursday 8 June 2017. Headmasters, Mr […]

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Wishes & Commitment from Standard Bank’s Alan Dunbar

    Friday 28 April 2017: Wynberg Boys’ High School proudly welcomed the coaches and managers of all 34 schools and clubs participating in the Standard Bank Wynberg Winter Sports Festival to our Old Boys’ Bill Bowden Pavilion for a meet and greet evening. All ears were on Mr Alan Dunbar, representing our sponsor partner Standard […]

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