Behind all the squares, there’s the maker of blankets…

This is Miriam Madonsela, the compassionate care giver who sews together many of the squares knitted by Wynberg girls. She has completed 5 blankets thus far.

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On November 27th, 2017, posted in: Community, Featured, Houses, News, Service, Students by

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Chilling at the pool…

Despite our concerns about the weather, the girls enjoyed a well-planned day at the pool. The activities included table-tennis, handball, waterpolo and picnics! Table-tennis and handball (aka. four-court) took place at the pool tennis courts. It was the first time the school has held these two events. About 28 girls participated in table tennis: Queen of […]

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On November 23rd, 2017, posted in: Featured, Houses, News, Sport, Students, Waterpolo by

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Cavanagh enjoys some quality time with the girls of Maitland Cottage!

On the 28 October, 25 girls from Cavanagh enjoyed some quality time with  the girls at Maitland Cottage. Maitland Cottage is a children’s orthopaedic hospital that is a part of the Red Cross Children’s Hospital family. In preparation of our visit to the home, Cavanagh put their all into thinking about ways in which they could make […]

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? Small donation to the Animal Anti-Cruelty League well received

At the end of term 3, Matric leader of tutor group YM, Helena Veysey saw a plea from the Animal Anti-Cruelty League of Cape Town that they were in desperate need of cat food. She let her tutor group know, and from the word go they started to collect cat food wherever and whenever they […]

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On October 14th, 2017, posted in: Houses, News, Service, Silverlea by

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Leaders of 2018 assume the mantle of their predecessors

In a simple and moving ceremony, the Grade 11 leaders were formally inducted into their new positions. The leaders of 2017 were thanked for the service they had offered during their tenure, and in a symbolic motion, assisted the leaders of 2018 into their newly braided blazers before a very proud group of parents. It is […]

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Great entertainment from the House Play Challenge!

In response to popular demand, it was decided that House Plays should be reintroduced as a house challenge in 2017. 8 houses were put into pairs and, within each house, 8 Grade 11’s were nominated as directors. Constantia and Wellesley – Selena Pereira and Tamiya Safodien Apsley and Waterloo – Caitlin Johnson and Laila Manie Cavanagh […]

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On September 29th, 2017, posted in: Challenge, Culture, Drama, Featured, Grade 11, Houses, News by

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? Celebrating with the stars of Wynberg Girls’ High

On Wednesday the 27 September, the Moyo Restaurant in Kirstenbosch was the perfect venue for an evening celebrating our Wynberg girls’ achievements. The mood was set with the dim lighting, great music and the gorgeous traditional face painting which made everyone excited about the dinner ahead. Aqeelah Haron Allie, an old girl and Fashion Blogger […]

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?️ The benefits of giving your time away!

We’re often encouraged to believe that one of the greatest gifts you can give is your time. Ironically, in this time-constrained world of ours, the more time we give to projects of value, the richer we feel! Every Wednesday afternoon after school, 5 learners from Grade 10 and 11 along with Ms Sewraj, head off […]

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On September 27th, 2017, posted in: Academic, Community, Featured, Houses, News, Service, Silverlea by

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Celebrating the end of the Winter Sports season with Interhouse Challenges

The winter interhouse sports day is an event that we all look forward to. It marks the end of the winter term and is a day when everyone can have fun together. Soccer, Netball and Hockey were the games played on Friday, 22 September. As the day gradually went on, grey clouds gathered over us ominously. It […]

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