Monday 12 October 2020: We take pleasure in publishing the House allocations for our 2021 student intake. Enquiries: please email our Admissions Secretary, Mrs Shireen van de Rheede, email@example.com. To find out more about the development of the House system, please scroll to the bottom of the article.
* Updated Thursday 15 October, 10h25 *
Glebe Cottage, on Waterloo Green: the founding place of our Wynberg Boys’ Schools. The “cottage ‘neath the mountain” memorialised in our school song.
House Head: Mr Justin van Winkel
Van Blerk, Robert
Van Niekerk, Keegan
The historic estate, a portion of which became the land on which the current High School was built in 1981.
House Head: Mr Joel Erasmus
Our first purpose-built boarding house opened in 1957. Many times refurbished, it continues to be the home-from-home to Wynberg’s boarders.
House Head: Mr Roland Rudd
De Klerk, Francis
Van Niekerk, Jean-Pierre
Van Rooyen, Storme
The first Headmaster of what is now our Wynberg Boys’ Schools in 1841 when the school was both co-educational, and multi-racial.
House Head: Mrs Renette Spammer
De Mink, Daniel
Van Nelson, Kellen
The manor house and surrounding land on which the Jacques Kallis Oval (formerly ‘Wynberg Oval’ was developed in 1991 at the Boys’ School 150th milestone celebrations.
House Head: Mr Joshua Bassett
The old manor house and immediate surrounding estate, acquired by the Schools in the 1970s has served many purposes, most recently before its restoration & refurbishment, that of the Junior Hostel.
House Head: Mr Riccardo van Niekerk
A portion of Sunninghill Estate became the Wynberg Boys’ Schools’ home after it quickly outgrew Glebe Cottage; the property on the corner of Tennant and Aliwal Roads has long been referred to colloquially as ‘Nixon’s School’ in our recorded history (after the Headmaster of the day).
House Head: Mr Adolf Groenewald
Peacock-Edwards , Troy
The estate above our Schools on Wynberg Hill that gave its name to the suburb in which our High School is located.
House Head: Ms Melanie Wentworth