Prospective Students

Wynberg Foreword

Wynberg Boys’ High School offers boys a world of opportunity. We understand that the experience boys receive at school determines the men they are capable of becoming, and it is our goal to reach every boy who enters the school, to try and ignite in him an intense desire to learn and continue learning throughout his life.

Why Choose Wynberg

At Wynberg Boys’ High School we believe that a thorough and well-rounded education is key in providing learners with the foundations that they will build upon in the remainder of their lives. We do this through the importance and emphasis we place on the four pillars of Wynberg excellence; academic, sport, service and culture. Our long and rich tradition has established us as a leading South African Boys’ school, and we ensure we remain this way through commitment to innovation and response to the latest educational developments. Life at Wynberg Boys’ High School is rich, varied, exciting, and enormously rewarding.

Boys to Men

The experiences of boys during their formative years helps to shape and form them into the men that they will become. It is the intention of Wynberg Boys’ High to transform learners into competent, independent and successful men, with a robust education and cultural background. We ensure our learners are competitively placed for the wider world and given the best possible start to their future endeavours. We strive to instil in all of our learners the importance of contributing to society; by helping those around us, we help develop the desire to assist and learn from those that we share our world with. Wynberg Boys’ High School creates men who form pillars in our society.

Expanding Horizons

Wynberg strives to give leaners the footing, tools and attitude for success. We aim to develop them into multifaceted, well-rounded individuals, giving them the best possible start in today’s world.

Your Son's Future

By choosing Wynberg you have taken the first step in ensuring your son’s future. We are committed to the success and development of each of our learners, and our alumni includes industry leaders, prominent academics and sporting giants.

Become a Wynberg Boy

Student and Parent Testimonials

Facilities

Our 35 hectare campus is set on the on the eastern buttress of Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town. Our academic facilities boast modern, state of the art classrooms with fully equipped science laboratories, two state-of-the-art computer centres, a library and media centre and various technology rooms. Wynberg’s proud sporting achievements are enabled by our world class sporting facilities including a fully equipped gymnasium, a heated swimming pool, two hockey astros, glass-backed squash courts, six tennis courts, two basketball courts, a cardio park and various sports pavilions. The campus further includes a coffee shop, a boarding house for 110 students, a 1000-seater Hall, a 160-seater auditorium and music centre, outdoor amphitheatre, museum, staff accommodation, numerous well-cared for fields, and a cafeteria – all embraced securely in the heart of the historic Wynberg greenbelt in close proximity to Wynberg Boys’ Junior and the Wynberg Girls’ High & Junior Schools.

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Subjects Offered

At Wynberg Boys’ High School we pride ourselves in preparing our learners for any career field of their choice, offering opportunities which will set them apart from their peers. We therefore offer a wide choice of subjects to cater for all learners, to ensure that all boys are given the chance to succeed in their chosen fields. Wynberg caters to two learning phases:
  • The General Education and Training phase (GET)
  • The Further Education and Training phase (FET)
  • Sport Options

    Wynberg offers a plethora of sporting opportunities for our learners, suited to all, whether you choose to begin a new sport of are a well-established athlete. We participate in numerous sports fixtures throughout our many sports, and we invite parents to become involved in the achievements of their sons. We help facilitate this by providing up-to-date communication with regards to our sporting fixtures, results, special achievements as well as access to our sport photo galleries. Our top-quality coaching staff ensure that learners are able to succeed at all levels, whether learning a sport for the first time or competing at an international level.

    Exceptional Education

    Cultured Activities

    At Wynberg Boys’ we understand the far reaching value of a well-rounded education. This is why we place importance not only on commitment to academic excellence, but also participation in the various cultural activities offered outside of the classroom. We understand that creativity is an important and necessary quality in our ever changing world and seek to encourage and nurture creative development in all of our learners.

    Boarding School

    Wynberg offers boarding in Littlewood House. Our warm and nurturing boarding school staff create a safe environment for our boarders, who are are typically four to a dorm staying in bunk beds, each with a locker and desk. Grade 8 students are in 10 man dorm rooms. Wynberg’s Littlewood House accommodates 110 boys from Grades 8-12. The hostel offers 3 bathrooms, a common room area for the boys which has DSTV, Pool, Table Tennis and Arcade Machines so as to allow the boys a space to relax in, a communal dining room where the boarders enjoy meals together, large gardens with entertainment areas and braai facilities, access to the school astros, cricket nets and swimming pools, a computer lab, the building has full wifi access, a study room with individual cubicles, a laundry with laundry services and coin operated machines and a modern kitchen run by an outsourced catering company.

    Discover WBHS

    We invite parents and learners to come and visit our campus, to get a feel for the Wynberg experience. We offer open days throughout the year to fully showcase our campus and the different opportunities available at Wynberg Boys’ High School. Our next open day will take place on the 11th of February, 2020.

    A World of Opportunity

    Wynberg Boys’ High School is committed to exceptional education, academic innovation and discovering the potential in each and every learner. Our modern facilities, expansive opportunities and tradition rich values ensure that each learner is primed to unlock his potential, ensuring that he goes on to become an exceptional member of our society.

    Admissions Process

    We understand that the admission process may be daunting at times, so we have endeavoured to make the process as open and easy to follow as possible. We invite learners to apply through our admissions page, and to please take note of all required documents and information.

    Please remember that as well as submitting the Wynberg Application form with supporting documents to the school, applicants are requested to complete the WCED online process as well at the following URL: https://admissions.westerncape.gov.za

    Application forms may be collected from the School and submitted in person to the Admissions Secretary.
    PDF application forms may be downloaded on the links below, submitted in person, or emailed to the Admissions Secretary: admissions@wbhs.org.za. (Please request an automated receipt of email.)
    Please use the link below to access the application documents.

    Applications for Admission in 2021

    Admissions open: 17 February 2020
    Admissions close: 17 March 2020

    Applications for Grade 8, 9, 10, and 11 for 2021 must be made directly through the Admissions Office, either in person or via email.

    Admissions Secretary

    Mrs Shireen van de Rheede
    Wynberg Boys’ High School
    Lovers Walk
    Wynberg 7800

    Phone: +27 21 797 4247 ext 102
    Fax: +27 21 761 0959

    E-mail: shireenv@wbhs.org.za

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