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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

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 […]

read more

Wynberg’s New Teaching staff 2015

Wynberg welcomes a number of new staff this term: Mrs Annique Dabrowski returns after completing a BComm to a Mathematics post.  She will be a tutor in Apsley House and will be teaching Mathematics and EMS. Ms Erin Hudson, tutor in Wellesley House will be joining the History Department. Ms Gabrielle Johannes, tutor in Kirsten […]

read more

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 […]

read more