Wynberg Schools ranked amongst the top 20 schools in the Western Province

At the 2012 National Senior Certificate Award Ceremony, Wynberg Girls’ and Boys’ High were identified as top schools in the category: Excellence in Academic Performance – Western Cape – Girls’ High being placed 11th and Boys’ High 16th.


Principals Keith Richardson and Shirley Harding with MEC Donald Grant at the Award Ceremony  
at Leeuwenhof on 9 January 2013


In this category, awards are made to the top twenty schools in the province (including independent schools) that have achieved excellence in academic results in 2012, based on the following criteria:


  • Consistency in number of grade 12 candidates over a period of 3 years (at least 90%) of previous years
  • an overall pass rate of at least 95% in 2012
  • % of candidates with access to Bachelor’s degree
  • % of candidates with Mathematics passes


Each school receives an award of R20 000 for the purchase of teaching and learning support material.