? Spread your wings, our Class of 2K17

The day began in high spirits and much colour as the matric class met in various places in the school to photograph themselves with each other. Dressed up simply, sometimes youthfully, sometimes hilariously, it marked a way in which they could celebrate their Informal Valedictory. Before the traditional singing of  a song by the Grade 11s, […]

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Valedictory and Prize Giving 2016: The End for a New Beginning

Thursday, the 13th of October, marked the Valedictory Service of the Matric Class of 2016. The morning was filled with many photos and the usual music and dancing in the Matric block as the matrics celebrated their final farewell to the school. The staff and learners of Wynberg were together in the hall sharing moments […]

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2015 Prize Giving and Valedictory Service

This is always an emotional time of year for the matrics and those they have made an impact on while at Wynberg. This year’s prize giving and valedictory was very special with an absolutely beautiful and tear-jerking performance from the choir as a tribute to the 2015 matrics. There was a strong sense of pride […]

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Goodbyes: Informal Valedictory 2014

Saying goodbye is a funny thing, and it is no funnier than at the matrics’ informal valedictory, which took place this year on 16 October.  For the younger grades, it marks the departure of the faces they’ve come to associate with Wynberg’s limitless spirit; for the teachers, it is a heartfelt farewell to those they […]

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Informal Valedictory 2012

“We’ll be Friends Forever, won’t we, Pooh?’ asked Piglet. Even longer,’ Pooh answered.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh The sounds of liberation, celebration and exuberant delight could be heard long before they could be seen. The music was pumping, and early that morning our Matrics were wild and young and free. The sound drew staff to […]

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2010 Matric Breakfast and Informal Valedictory Service

An array of strange creatures meet for breakfast on their last day of school, before sitting their final exams… Before the parents arrive for the formal services,  an informal valedictory service which is used to thank the teachers and to thank the school body is held. It always brings with it range of emotions – […]

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2010 Prize Giving and Valedictory Service

While Valedictory Day for Matriculants is always particularly memorable, this year proved to be remarkable for all who were part of it. Perhaps, for me, it was different because, for the first time since I began teaching at this school, it was a day that I could share with the matrics as both a staff […]

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2009 Matric Valedictory

Twelve long years of laughter, learning and everything in between reached its culmination for the Grade One class of 1998 on the 23 October 2009. Come stop your crying It will be all right Just take our hands Hold them tight. Twelve long years of laughter, learning and everything in between reached its culmination for the Grade […]

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