Leadership - Cultural Clubs and Societies

Taylor Yardin Head of Art Committee

“"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls" - Pablo Picasso”

Taylor Yardin Head of Art Committee

Working together to make the Art Rooms a place where students feel comfortable and welcome, and to inspire all students to love and appreciate visual arts from all standpoints, not just from that of the artist.

Yasmeen Dhansay Head of Belle Tones

“"What comes easy won't last, what lasts won't come easy" - Unknown”

Yasmeen Dhansay Head of Belle Tones

To create an environment for learners who share a love of singing and dancing to express themselves and have fun. To produce beautiful music for all to enjoy.

Tessa Burge Head of Choir

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

Tessa Burge Head of Choir

My goal for the choir is to unite learners through music and to use the power of song to empower others.

Yusrah Rustin Head of Combined Concert Band

“"Practice like you've never won, perform like you've never lost" ”

Yusrah Rustin Head of Combined Concert Band

Combined concert band is a great way to enhance your musical abilities while having fun and meeting new people!

Mia Holland Head of Craft Club

“"What you do has far greater impact than what you say" - Stephen R. Covey”

Mia Holland Head of Craft Club

To create a space of relaxation away from the pressures of school where creativity can flow, and still interact with others.

Asmaa Ebrahim Head of Culinary Arts

“"No one is born a great cook/baker, one learns by doing, being passionate and following your heart rather than following recipes" - Unknown”

Asmaa Ebrahim Head of Culinary Arts

I wish to create a friendly, relaxed environment that allows students to escape the pressure of school life while expressing themselves through baking and showing off their creativity and passion for cooking.

Haaniya Carelse Head of Current Affairs

“"We all know the truth: but in times of crisis, the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers" - T'Challa”

Haaniya Carelse Head of Current Affairs

We strive to create awareness around important events both nationally and internationally which impacts our view on how much power we have over our future in this world.

Amy Coetzee Head of Christian Union

“"The Lord your God will fight for you, you need only to be still" - Exodus 14:14”

Amy Coetzee Head of Christian Union

Creating a safe, welcoming space for all who are curious about what they believe or those who already know Jesus to grow in their faith and share His love.

Amber Cupido Head of Dance Society

““Practice like you have never won, perform like you have never lost. Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable” ”

Amber Cupido Head of Dance Society

I want to help other dancers reach their full potential. Dance brings out character and love.

Jessi Francis Co-head of Debating

“"Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." - Napoleon Hill”

Jessi Francis Co-head of Debating

I strive to create a space where we focus on the individual's strengths and work on their weaknesses. I strive to instill a sense of confidence in each member of the debate society so that they may go out into the world as well-informed, critical thinkers.

Nicole Mufudze Co-head of Debating

“"Don't raise your voice, improve your argument" - Desmond Tutu”

Nicole Mufudze Co-head of Debating

Create 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.

Bhavika Parbhoo Co-head of Drama

“"Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theatre, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference" - Alan Rickman”

Bhavika Parbhoo Co-head of Drama

Having an environment that is free of judgement and where self-expression is encouraged.

Kristen Trew Co-head of Drama

“"Drama lies in extreme exaggeration of the feelings, an extreme exaggeration that dislocates flat everyday reality" - Eugene Ionesco”

Kristen Trew Co-head of Drama

Having an environment that is free of judgement and where self-expression is encouraged.

Imaan Lalla Head of Feminist Society

“"What you do has far greater impact than what you say" - Stephen Covey”

Imaan Lalla Head of Feminist Society

To create a safe environment within our school and to challenge the stigma attached to being a feminist. I’d want to host many workshops and talks for those who wants to be heard and to be able to spread awareness on a variety of topics.

Ally Van Der Berg Head of Flute Ensemble

““Life is like a flute; it may have many holes and emptiness, but if you work on it carefully it can play magical melodies” - Unknown”

Ally Van Der Berg Head of Flute Ensemble

To create a supportive space for those who have a passion for playing the flute to learn and grow together as flautists.

Hannah Fisher Head of Guitar Ensemble; Head of Music

“"As long as you’re excited about what you’re playing, and as long as it comes from your heart, it’s going to be great.” - John Frusciante”

Hannah Fisher Head of Guitar Ensemble; Head of Music

Working to create a fun environment where everyone feels comfortable expressing themselves through music.

Ally Van Der Berg Head of Jazz Band

““If jazz means anything, it is freedom of expression” - Duke Ellington ”

Ally Van Der Berg Head of Jazz Band

Creating a comfortable and inclusive environment which allows musicians to freely express themselves and showcase their talents.

Mmiki Serifi Head of Marimbas

“"Music is like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed hearts open" - Maria Van Trapp”

Mmiki Serifi Head of Marimbas

Creating an atmosphere where students are comfortable to express themselves freely; without fear of judgement.

Layla Poole Head of Muslim Students Association

“"A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus" - Martin Luther King Jr.”

Layla Poole Head of Muslim Students Association

To create a space in which Muslim learners come together not only to strengthen ourselves in our faith, cultures and traditions but to increase our knowledge by teaching each other through discussions and conversations amongst ourselves and from external sources. My greatest wish is for all learners, not only those of the Islamic faith, to feel comfortable to attend discussions and for it to be inclusive to all.

Yasmeen Dhansay Head of Mountain Club

“"Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing" - Barry Finlay”

Yasmeen Dhansay Head of Mountain Club

Creating a place for learners to take a break from the difficulty of school while being able to catch a glimpse of the beauty that the Mother City has to offer.

Tara Roos Head of Model UN

“"We are not free until all of us are free. So love your neighbor. Treat them kindly. Ask for their story and stop and listen. Black, Asian, poor, Muslim, Trans, Cis, Christian. Listen, listen and yell at the top of your lungs." - Halsey ”

Tara Roos Head of Model UN

We aim to give voice to the voiceless and inspire others to be the change they want to see in the world.

Bhavika Parbhoo Head of Orchestra

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

Bhavika Parbhoo Head of Orchestra

To create a place where musicians can have fun while playing well known songs and pieces. We strive to learn and grow together to achieve the best we can.

Alexandra Kandralides Head of Photography

“"Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second" - Mark Riboud”

Alexandra Kandralides Head of Photography

To allow people to express themselves through the beauty of photography and to show others that they can service the school.

Meghan Miles Head of Printing Club

“"When it comes to art, it is important not to hide the madness" - Atticus”

Meghan Miles Head of Printing Club

Creating and cultivating a space where new and existing learners feel comfortable enough to express themselves through printmaking.

Amy Scholtz Head of Public Speaking

“"You can deliver well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart" - John Ford”

Amy Scholtz Head of Public Speaking

Developing confident speakers and creating a space for learners to find their voice.

Zara Jacobs Head of Saxophone Ensemble

“"Music is a piece of art that goes in the ears straight to the heart" - Lalitha Baladari”

Zara Jacobs Head of Saxophone Ensemble

To support and encourage the members of this society to create an inclusive space to share a common love for our instruments.

Zoe Ceto Head of String Ensemble

“"Never let success get to your head, and never let failure get to your heart" - Drake”

Zoe Ceto Head of String Ensemble

To motivate, spark creativity and communicate, so that we as the string ensemble can create beautiful music together.

Lisakhanya Macanda Head of Ubuntu Society

““Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true” - Brian Tracy”

Lisakhanya Macanda Head of Ubuntu Society

To create a safe, fun and inclusive environment within the society that enables each and every sector within the society to shine and flourish.

Lilitha Langeni Head of Vocal Ensemble

“"Music is a means of giving form to our inner feelings without attaching them to events or objects in the world" - George Santaya”

Lilitha Langeni Head of Vocal Ensemble

We are a group of talented individuals who sing coral music and have dedicated themselves to outdoing their performances.

Taherah Orrie Head of Wynpress

“"A drop of ink may make a million think" - Lord Byron”

Taherah Orrie Head of Wynpress

To create worlds through our words and to empower our extraordinary writers to put forth their own stories and those of our greater community.

Kristen Trew Head of Wynberg Boys' Acting Association

“"All the world's a stage" - William Shakespeare ”

Kristen Trew Head of Wynberg Boys' Acting Association

Working to create an environment where students can learn about drama and also openly express themselves in an inclusive space.

Zion Mangadi Head of Q & A

“A fun, open and supportive space for queer people.”

Zion Mangadi Head of Q & A

Q & A is a society that creates an open and supportive space for the LGBTQ+ community at Wynberg. We aim to ensure inclusivity for queer people at our school.