Rowan Algie, Rest In Peace – A Tribute to a Visionary Headmaster

Sunday 10 December 2017: It is with profound sadness that we learnt today of the passing of Mr Rowan Algie after a short illness. Headmaster Jan de Waal, Wynberg staff – past and present, Old Boys, and our extended Wynberg Family, express our deepest condolences and support to Rowan’s wife, Rosemary, and the Algie family. Mr Algie’s Memorial Service […]

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Valedictory Programme 2017: Order of Proceedings, Friday 13 October

Friday 13 October 2017: Valedictory – the highlight of the matric year begins with the traditional breakfast in the Fish Bowl for the Class of 2017 at 06h45. A few changes to the order of proceedings this year sees the matric prize giving leading the public events in the Clegg Hall. Wynberg Boys’ High School […]

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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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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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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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Derby Rugby vs SACS: Rugby Boots Appeal #BergBoots2Help

Saturday 26 August 2017: Wynberg is putting our best foot forward this weekend and trying to help those less fortunate.    #BergBoots2Help Over the last few years, we have partnered up with Mfuleni and Langa rugby clubs. When they were invited to participate in our rugby festival, it became apparent that they were very short on […]

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Founders’ Week: Soccer vs our Old Boys

Tuesday 22 August 2017: Wynberg Soccer took great pleasure welcoming back our Old Boy to take on the Wynberg Invitational team. While not exactly certain, this encounter likely serves as the first ever Old Boys match vs the schoolboys. The match was played in good spirits with the Old Boys showing the youngsters a thing […]

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Teacher & Old Boy, Keenan Oliphant, heading for Columbia University

Saturday 19 August 2017: At an emotional bon voyage party  in the Fish Bowl, friends and family bade farewell to Wynberg Boys’ High School’s music teacher, Old Boy Keenan Oliphant, who heads to the prestigious Columbia University in New York to pursue a Masters of Fine Art Directing for Theatre. The Wynberg Boys’ Schools, Staff, […]

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WBHS Rugby: Weekly Roundup

Thursday 3 August 2017: There is no doubt that the rugby results vs Paarl Gym deserved the outcry received on social media.  However, it was pleasing to read some of the more measured opinions of individuals who clearly have the best interests of Wynberg at heart. No-one hurts more than our players and coaches, they […]

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