Leadership - Academic Committee

Phinley Constant Head of Peer Tutors

““We cannot all do great things but we can all do small things with great love”. - Mother Theresa”

Phinley Constant Head of Peer Tutors

My goal as Head of Peer Tutoring is to create a safe space where learners feel comfortable to seek help. I will do that by creating more awareness around peer tutoring so that learners know we are here for them when they need help.

Pollyanne Carlos Head of Robotics

“"The best way to predict your future is to create it." - Abraham Lincoln”

Pollyanne Carlos Head of Robotics

I aim to create opportunities for learners to learn about the fascinating technologies in hopes to allow them to have a better understanding of the world we live in.

Sara Fakir Academic Committee Member - Events Subcommittee

“"There can be no greater gift than that of giving one's time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return" - Nelson Mandela ”

Sara Fakir Academic Committee Member - Events Subcommittee

I want to create an environment in which learning becomes exciting for all learners, and I want to inspire learners to always strive for excellence despite any challenges they may face.

Farah Manie Academic Committee Member - Events Subcommittee

““Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” - Malcolm X”

Farah Manie Academic Committee Member - Events Subcommittee

My goal for the academic committee is to create a space that is more welcoming for those who need help. I believe this can be achieved by showing learners that the pursuit of knowledge is a life long journey and something to be passionate about.

Zain Beaunoir Academic Committee Member - Events Subcommittee

“"You only fail when you stop trying." - Albert Einstein ”

Zain Beaunoir Academic Committee Member - Events Subcommittee

I hope to create a fun atmosphere within the academic committee as well as foster a positive attitude towards learning and academics within Wynberg.

Aneeqah Gallie Academic Committee Member - Outreach Subcommittee

“"I alone cannot change the world, but you can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples" - Mother Teresa”

Aneeqah Gallie Academic Committee Member - Outreach Subcommittee

My goal is to help learners balance their school and social lives as well as to help learners realise the importance of putting their mental health first.

Kayla Wyngaard Academic Committee Member - Outreach Subcommittee

“"Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people." - Brian Tracy”

Kayla Wyngaard Academic Committee Member - Outreach Subcommittee

As a member of the academic outreach subcommittee, I hope to encourage at least a few learners to ask for help through the study groups available to achieve their academic goals.

Catherine Wills Academic Committee Member - Outreach Subcommittee

“"True leadership lies in guiding others to success - ensuring that everyone is performing at their best, doing the work they are pledged to do and doing it well." - Bill Owens”

Catherine Wills Academic Committee Member - Outreach Subcommittee

I want to create a safe environment for learners to thrive in their own academic excellence and be proud of their academic achievements.

Caitlin Joseph Academic Committee Member - Social Media & Noticeboard Subcommittee

“"You don’t need a title to be a leader." - Anonymous”

Caitlin Joseph Academic Committee Member - Social Media & Noticeboard Subcommittee

A sense of community between our learners.

Mandisa Shange Academic Committee Member - Social Media & Noticeboard Subcommittee

““Inclusion is a philosophy that embraces the idea that everyone has something of value to contribute and that everyone has a right to belong” - Lisa Friedman”

Mandisa Shange Academic Committee Member - Social Media & Noticeboard Subcommittee

I strive towards making the Academic Pillar an inclusive space for all Wynberg learners, regardless of their current academic ability.

Jade Beukes Academic Committee Member - Social Media & Noticeboard Subcommittee

““You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case” - Ken Kesey ”

Jade Beukes Academic Committee Member - Social Media & Noticeboard Subcommittee

My aim is to ensure that there is a way for everyone at school to enjoy academics no matter who they are or how good their marks are, and to create a fun environment for people to find their love for academics and to make sure the relevant help is available for those who are struggling.

Ayesha Hofmeyer Academic Committee Member - Technology Subcommittee

“"...the radical only exists in proximity to the mundane, because life can only be viewed relative to its opposite." - Samuel Miller”

Ayesha Hofmeyer Academic Committee Member - Technology Subcommittee

My goal is to extend Wynberg’s plans to include more technology-based practices, and to be able to fully understand the flexibility and range that comes with technology. I want to be able to at least make one person interested in something technology-based, or hopefully inspire them to learn more about it.

Ella Pinkerton Academic Committee Member - Technology Subcommittee

“"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." - Jack Welch”

Ella Pinkerton Academic Committee Member - Technology Subcommittee

I aim to successfully carry out all duties I am given and any projects the committee plans. I hope to work well within the committee and subcommittee, and make sure my position as a committee member is upheld properly.

Mersei Mananga Academic Committee Member - Technology Subcommittee

“"You don't inspire your teammates by showing them how amazing you are. You inspire them by showing them how amazing they are." - Robyn Benincasa”

Mersei Mananga Academic Committee Member - Technology Subcommittee

My aim is to expose learners to technology related initiatives that can be of value to them.

Pollyanne Carlos Head of Academics

““Dreams don't work unless you do.” - John C. Maxwell”

Pollyanne Carlos Head of Academics

I aim to promote curiosity and the eagerness to understand the world around us.