?? More than just the festive season for some….

There’s far more to celebrate than the holiday and festive season for some: wedding bells were ringing in London on 16 December, for past pupil Emma Bryce who matriculated in 2005. Emma is a freelance journalist, editor and blogger whose work has been seen in a number of prestigious publications including The Guardian, The New York Times, […]

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? All kinds of celebrations…

For those of you who missed it, past pupil and guest of honour for the 2017 Grade 8 and 9 Prize Giving, Amy Campbell was seen on the Expresso show on 21 December. Always a treat!  

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? ?? South Africa says you’re the best! ?

We are so immensely proud of AnecNote and past pupil, Amy Campbell, who won the SA’s Got Talent 2017 competition last night. This proudly South African acapella group of five (Amy, Leah, Kevin, Daniel and Morné) began in 2014, and was voted the winner by South Africa on eTV on Sunday, 12 September. The show was […]

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Whoo-hoo!! Jamie Southgate (Matric 2016) selected for SA U21 Hockey Squad & SA Indoor Hockey Team

Wynberg Girls’ is filled with pride to hear that Jamie Southgate (Matric 2016) has been selected to represent South Africa in the U21 SA Ladies Hockey Team. This team will be participating in the Premier Hockey League (PHL) as the iWyze Namaqualand Daisies, and will be playing against top players representing other PHL Franchise Teams. […]

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? Significant shifts in our birthday celebrations!

In a number of ways, this year’s Founders’ Day ceremony was unusual: there are not many schools in Cape Town which can boast of providing educational excellence to Capetonians (and beyond) for 133 years. It was also unusual, because the formal celebration of the occasion didn’t take place in the Aileen Currie Hall as it […]

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? Past and Present meet in Epic Clash

On Thursday, 14 September, the highly anticipated hockey match between Wynberg’s 1st Team and the Old Girls took place. The 1st Team players shared emotions of both excitement and nervousness leading up to the match. These feelings were due to the tough competition they were up against. The star-quality Old Girls team featured many women’s […]

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On September 14th, 2017, posted in: Challenge, Featured, Hockey, News, Past Pupils, Sport by

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?i Inspired to leave legacies that are worthy…

All were struck by the very rousing atmosphere created by the Junior School Marimba Band as we entered the hall. It was only the Grade Eights and the newly elected leaders of 2017/2018 who were amongst the invited guests. The focus on this auspicious occasion was our legacy. Mrs Cawcutt, the junior school principal, and […]

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Canapés and catch-ups for Wynberg Alumni

On the evening of 13 September, well over a hundred and fifty past pupils met at the Vera Lawton Hall for convivial catch-ups and canapés . Although there was a wide range of years represented (from 1949 to 2016), a particularly special group gathering were those who matriculated in ’67. Some of our guests arrived a […]

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For some, it’s a no brainer: gentle amble vs strenuous effort?

The past pupils arranged their spring walk on Saturday 9 September starting at the car park of Cecilia Forest. A small group of women, husbands & dogs set off around 3:30 on what was certainly a beautiful spring afternoon. The convener, Ann Coltham, had decided that this walk would be an hour-long gentle amble along […]

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