Leadership - Cultural Clubs and Societies

Zénelle Vermeulen Art Committee

“"Color is a power which directly influences the soul" ~ Wassily ”

Zénelle Vermeulen Art Committee

Working together to make the Art Studios spaces where students feel comfortable, organized and inspired.

Carla Reinecke Head of Bridge Club

““The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” ~ Robert Greene ”

Carla Reinecke Head of Bridge Club

Co-ordinating, encouraging and supporting the members in the stimulating both sides of our brain and having fun while we do it.

Tessa Burge Head of the Choir

“"Music touches us emotionally where words alone cannot." ~ Johnny Depp ”

Tessa Burge Head of the Choir

Working together to uplift each other and convey our love for music to others through harmony and rhythm, and to share a common passion for music and singing.

Hannah Daniels Head of the Combined Concert Band

“”A band is not proud because it performs well; it performs well because it is proud.” ~ Leopold Stokowski ”

Hannah Daniels Head of the Combined Concert Band

With musicians from Wynberg Boys’ and Girls’ High School music students, we strive for excellence and precision in all that we do. From early morning rehearsals to prestigious performances, the Band is consistently working together to articulate and express works of famous composers through their talent, bringing much joy to all those who hear them.

Laaiqah Tasriet Head of the Craft Club

“ "... and maybe that's the bravest thing you can do: Let go of the concept of doing something right and remember that there are no mistakes, only discoveries." ~ Mati Rose ”

Laaiqah Tasriet Head of the Craft Club

Creating a friendly, relaxed and creative environment that allows the students to escape from the pressures of school life while still participating in extra curricular activities.


Haaniya Carelse Head of Current Affairs

“”I appeal to the Youth and those on the ground: start talking to each other across divisions of race and political organizations.” ~ Nelson Mandela”

Haaniya Carelse Head of Current Affairs

Working to create a safe space focused on educating and creating topical discussions regarding events taking place in our modern world from political issues to the entertainment industry.

Margarita Charitou Head of the Christian Union

“'Perhaps you were born for such a time as this' - Esther 4:14”

Margarita Charitou Head of the Christian Union

Living the life I've been called to live by serving Him, and helping others grow in their faith and into women of God.

Jada Paulse Head of Dance Society

“"Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance. Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion." ~ Martha Graham”

Jada Paulse Head of Dance Society

Co-ordinating, helping and motivating the members of our society to grow, evolve and strengthen their technique and creativity whilst expressing their passion for dance in a liberating environment.

Asanda Manashe Head of the Debating Society

““Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” ~ Rumi ”

Asanda Manashe Head of the Debating Society

Creating a welcoming and supportive environment that fosters personal growth and helps students find their voices and teaches them how to use them, through the discussions we hold in the classroom or the points we bring across in debates.

Luana Lima Co-Head of Drama

““Great theatre is about challenging how we think and encouraging us to fantasize about a world we aspire to.” - Willem Dafoe”

Luana Lima Co-Head of Drama

Supporting the drama department in creating a place where one is free to express one's creativity and emotions, while constantly learning and improving skills that will help in all areas of life, such as public speaking, innovative thinking and self confidence.

Corina Austin Co-Head of Drama

““One of the safest places to be in the world is the stage” - Frank Langella”

Corina Austin Co-Head of Drama

Supporting the drama department in creating a place where one is free to express one's creativity and emotions, while constantly learning and improving skills that will help in all areas of life, such as public speaking, innovative thinking and self confidence.

Amisha Dhaya Head of Flute Ensemble

“"Playing a flute is like writing a book. You're telling what's in your heart… It's easier to play if it's right from your heart. You get the tone, and the fingers will follow." ~ Eddie Cahill”

Amisha Dhaya Head of Flute Ensemble

Creating a space for those who have the same passion for music to come together and create something magical and heartwarming. Co-ordinating, encouraging and supporting Flautists in their efforts to express their love for flute by playing together.

Luana Lima Co-head of FemSoc

““The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any” - Alice Walker ”

Luana Lima Co-head of FemSoc

Working to to create the spaces for learners at WGHS to challenge patriarchal structures and to have those difficult conversations which lead to problem-solving regarding feminist intersectionality.

S'thembile Gumede Head of Guitar Ensemble

“"Guitar is the best form of self-expression I know" - Slash”

S'thembile Gumede Head of Guitar Ensemble

Working to support and encourage members of this ensemble by creating a fun environment, where we can jam out, laugh and be a great big family.

Imaan Salie Head of Jazz Band

“ "Jazz is not just music, it's a way of life, it's a way of being, a way of thinking." - Nina Simone ”

Imaan Salie Head of Jazz Band

Supporting and encouraging the members of our group as together we create an inclusive space for musicians to showcase their talents by allowing creative freedom and self-expression.

Keera Kirsten Head of Senior Marimbas

“”Music has the power to unite us. It proves that by working together, we can create something truly beautiful “ ~ Pinchas Zukerman”

Keera Kirsten Head of Senior Marimbas

Co-ordinating, encouraging and supporting the members of this society which is fun and exciting and teaches students not only how to play the African instrument, but develops teamwork and unity.

Rabiah Gaibie Head of MSA

“"Faith is seeing the light with your heart when all that your eyes can see is darkness”- s.vbr ”

Rabiah Gaibie Head of MSA

Creating an environment in which our Muslim learners can feel safe, heard and accepted regardless of their different backgrounds, and exploring opportunities to practice our religion by serving, educating and empowering those in our broader communities.

Megan Speedy Head of Mountain Club

“"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity." - John Muir”

Megan Speedy Head of Mountain Club

Working to promote experiences that uplift the soul.

Saarah Stanford Head of the Orchestra

““Truly there would be reason to go mad were it not for music.” ~ Tchaikovsky ”

Saarah Stanford Head of the Orchestra

Striving to create a space where musicians can relax and enjoy making music together, while also growing and learning from each other.

Imaan Salie Head of Music

“"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." - Plato”

Imaan Salie Head of Music

Organising different music events and concerts as well as co-ordinating different ensembles.

Charity Abrahams Photography Committee

“"If we learn along the way to disrespect ourselves, we don't always know how to respect others" - Elayne Savage”

Charity Abrahams Photography Committee

Capturing moments worth remembering.

Alexandra Kandralides Photography Committee

““Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” — Marc Riboud”

Alexandra Kandralides Photography Committee

Capturing moments worth remembering.

Asanda Manashe Photography Committee

“"Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still."- Dorothea Lange”

Asanda Manashe Photography Committee

Working to reveal our stories...

Katie van Nieuwenhuizen Head of Photography

““In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality.” — Alfred Stieglitz”

Katie van Nieuwenhuizen Head of Photography

Capturing moments worth remembering.

Nina Basson Head of the Print Making Club

“”An artist’s only concern is to shoot for perfection in their own terms, no one else’s.” ~ J. D. Salinger”

Nina Basson Head of the Print Making Club

Helping cultivate a space where girls feel comfortable to express themselves through their print works,and ensuring that everyone is comfortable with understanding the process and executing their artworks.

Bernadetta Kabou-Block Q+A Committee Member

“"When you reduce life to black and white you never see rainbows" - Rachel Houston”

Bernadetta Kabou-Block Q+A Committee Member

Arranging events, planning sessions and facilitating and leading discussions and workshops.

Erin Thornhill Q+A Committee

“"Love has no gender - compassion has no religion - character has no race" -Abhijit Naskar ”

Erin Thornhill Q+A Committee

Creating a safe space where you will be accepted no matter your gender identity or sexual orientation. Q + A provides a voice to those who may not be able to use theirs out of fear. We are constantly educating ourselves on important topics in relation to the LGBTQ+ community, having fun and forming bonds while we do it.

Imaan Salie Head of the Saxophone Ensemble

“"Master your instrument, master the music and then forget all that and just play." ~ Charlie "Bird" Parker ”

Imaan Salie Head of the Saxophone Ensemble

Continuing the legacy in coming together to share a common deep love for their instrument. Performing together and constantly learning from one another builds a special camaraderie that we treasure.

Imaan Salie Head of String Ensemble

“"To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable." - Ludwig Van Beethoven. ”

Imaan Salie Head of String Ensemble

Encouraging the String Ensemble members to play with passion and for the love of music

Esekho Mangesana Head of Ubuntu Society

“"Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else." ~ Margaret Mead ”

Esekho Mangesana Head of Ubuntu Society

Working to provide a platform for singers, dancers and poets to showcase their talents in the most creative way. Ubuntu is about unity and feeling accepted, and in this society we are all constantly working together to create a comfortable and warm environment for everyone.

Ocean Schmidt Head of WBAA

““There are no limits to what you can accomplish, except the limit you place on your own thinking.” ~ Brian Tracy ”

Ocean Schmidt Head of WBAA

Working to create a safe place where both boys and girls can discuss, act and learn about drama without feeling that they don’t belong.

Summer Dreyden Editor of Wynpress

“ “A word after a word after a word is power.” ~ Margaret Atwood ”

Summer Dreyden Editor of Wynpress

Guiding a committee of Wynberg's talented writers to produce thought-provoking articles, as well as creating Wynpress issues that aim to engage our passionate readers.

Hannah Daniels Head of Vocal Ensemble

“”Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.” ~ Emory Austin ”

Hannah Daniels Head of Vocal Ensemble

Making beautiful choral music for all to enjoy, with a group of talented young singers.