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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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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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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Paying Tribute to Pi

While every Pi Day is special, only one in every one hundred years can have the date of 3/14/15, the first five digits of the legendary irrational number.  At Wynberg Girls’, the annual Pi Day celebrations were held on Friday, 13 March, and provided an excellent chance for house competitions. In preparation for Friday, the […]

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Interhouse Netball and Hockey 2014

On Tuesday the 30 September the whole school gathered with enthusiasm and vigour into their houses to support their teams in one of our annual Interhouse sports day. The activities began at the Cavan Road Netball courts where the houses were divided into pools and each team played one another while the rest of their […]

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WGHS First Annual Interhouse Singing Competition

This year, a new tradition of the Interhouse Singing Competition was introduced by Rachel Suttle. This involved all 8 houses singing both a full house item and an ensemble item. The competition took place on Friday 8th August and the theme was “Women” and/or “The Lion”. This theme was chosen in honour of Women’s Day […]

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Winners of the House Trophy – Term 1 2014

Every term, the school waits with bated breath to hear which of the houses has won the House Trophy. Amongst the points awarded to girls for participation and achievements in challenges and events this term were the Grade 8 Orientation house events, General Knowledge quizzes and Pi Day celebrations; Coin and Pet Food challenges as […]

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