You’re officially part of us: welcome to our Grade Eights

On 23 January our Grade Eights were formally welcomed to the school as Wynberg girls.  The ceremony is a rite of passage affirming their role in the school, their houses and their tutor group. Parents are invited to witness this significant moment. In welcoming, them, Chloë Johnson, Chair of the RCL, reminded them that being […]

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Pokemon challenge with Wellesley

Catch “Pokemon” Each house required two participants to enter the challenge. The pair from each house started in the hall where they were reminded of the instructions before the game could start. The pair from each house needed to find their own specific Pokemon (they were labeled with the name of their house) if a pair […]

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Don’t Worry Be Yoncé – Silverlea House Challenge

The houses began working on musical performances of any form (e.g. poetry, singing, dancing, acting etc.) to represent what the musical icon and singer Beyoncé embodies and what she stand for: confidence and empowerment of women. A jam packed hall filled with a buzzing adrenaline-pumping atmosphere greeted the performers as each of our eight houses took to the […]

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Copenhagen Challenge – domestic gymnastics!

For Copenhagen’s house challenge, I decided that I wanted to do something easy, enjoyable and new. Thus Copenhagen’s literal house (keeping) challenge was born. Arguably, this had the bonus of equipping us with some skills we will need when fending for ourselves in the future. With only two representatives in each house, two houses per […]

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Grade 8 Pledge Ceremony – January 2016

On 26 January our Grade Eights were formally welcomed to the school as Wynberg girls.  The ceremony is a rite of passage affirming their role in the school, their houses and their tutor group. Parents are invited to witness this significant moment. In welcoming, them Zolisa Kapa, Chair of the RCL, reminded them that of […]

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Interhouse Sport

The term ended on a high of interhouse hockey and netball games… Unsually, instead of lessons continuing on the last day of school, a series of interhouse hockey and netball games were scheduled. Staff and students streamed out to the astroturf as they supported their teams. Although it was misty and cold, this did little […]

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Announcement of 2016 Wynberg Girls’ High School Leaders

For weeks, the Grade Elevens have been on tenterhooks as they waited for the announcement of Leaders in 2016 having survived the decisions of whether or not to put themselves forward for any position, and then which position and then the job applications, interviews and speeches… but when they received letters on the 26 August […]

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The Inter House Singing Competition

The Annual Interhouse Singing Competition took place on Thursday 25 June. What an incredible experience it was. Although there had been much stress as the houses prepared for the competition, from the perspective of the staff, it was wonderful. Prior to the event, when wandering around the school at breaks, the  staff on duty found […]

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Let’s Get Cookin’ – Wynberg Masterchef

On  Friday 13 March, Copenhagen hosted an inter-house Wynberg Masterchef challenge. Two girls from each house were given the opportunity to be chefs for the afternoon. The participants were very enthusiastic and could not wait to put their culinary skills to the test. Earlier in the term, each Heads of House was given a packet […]

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Copenhagen’s Matric Tea

“Come, let us have some tea and continue to talk about happy things.” – Chaim Potok. Earlier in the week, all of the matrics in Copenhagen received an invitation to a tea party, which took place on Thursday 5 March. The aim: simply bonding. The matrics took a break from their hectic schedules and chatted […]

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