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A Beacon of Comprehensive Education and Character Development
Shaping Tomorrow's Leaders

The education imparted at Wynberg Boys’ High School is grounded in the understanding that the scholastic experiences of boys significantly influence the men they eventually evolve into. We ardently advocate that an extensive and comprehensive education forms the bedrock that underpins the entirety of their future lives. These educational foundations are not solely academic; they are rather a harmonious blend of four key facets – academia, sports, societal service, and cultural activities. Life at Wynberg Boys’ High School is a vibrant mosaic of diverse experiences that are not only exhilarating but also offer immense personal and intellectual rewards.

the four pillars

At Wynberg Boys High School, our foundation is built upon four pillars that guide our approach to education and student development.



We are committed to fostering a culture of academic excellence where students are inspired to reach their full potential intellectually. Through rigorous curricula, innovative teaching methods, and individual support, we empower students to excel academically, preparing them for success in higher education and beyond.



We recognise the importance of physical health and well-being in the holistic development of our students. Through our comprehensive sports programmes, we promote teamwork, discipline, and sportsmanship, fostering a culture of healthy competition and personal growth. Our commitment to athletic excellence extends beyond the field, instilling habits of wellness and resilience that endure far beyond graduation.



Wynberg Boys’ High School offers a diverse range of cultural activities that enrich students’ educational experience and foster creativity, collaboration, and self-expression. These activities provide students with opportunities to explore their interests, develop new skills, and form meaningful connections with peers.



Central to our philosophy is the cultivation of strong character and moral integrity. We instil values of honesty, respect, and resilience, guiding students to become responsible and compassionate leaders in their communities. Through mentorship and a supportive school culture, we shape individuals of integrity who embody our core values in all aspects of life.

history and philosophy
Wynberg Boys’ High School, located in Cape Town, South Africa, has a rich history that dates back to its establishment in 1841. The school was initially founded as a branch of the South African College, now known as the University of Cape Town, and was originally known as the South African College School. It was established to provide a secondary education option for boys in the southern suburbs of Cape Town.

The school’s first principal was John McNaughton, who served from 1841 to 1875. Under his leadership, the school grew and established a reputation for academic excellence. In 1862, the school moved to its current location in Wynberg, which was considered a more suitable and spacious site for its expanding student population.
history and philosophy
school vision
During the apartheid era in South Africa, Wynberg Boys’ High School played an important role in promoting non-racialism and equality. Despite the government’s policy of racial segregation, the school remained committed to providing a quality education for all its students, regardless of their race or background.

Today, Wynberg Boys’ High School is known for its tradition of academic excellence, as well as its strong emphasis on sports, arts, and community involvement. The school continues to uphold its values of inclusivity, diversity, and the pursuit of excellence, ensuring that each student receives a well-rounded education and is prepared for the challenges of the future.
governing body


The Governing Body of Wynberg Boys’ High School is a crucial part of the school’s management team, responsible for making significant decisions that impact the school’s progress and development. The Governing Body reflects on the school community’s progress annually, highlighting the implementation of new infrastructure plans, removal of COVID-19 mandates, and the return of the Parents’ Association as significant achievements.  The Governing Body is composed of individuals dedicated to the school’s success.

Why Choose Us
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Holistic Education

The school offers a holistic approach to education, focusing not only on academic excellence but also on the overall development of the students. This approach aids in shaping boys into responsible, well-rounded individuals ready for lifelong learning and growth.

Tradition and Innovation

Established in 1841, Wynberg Boys' High School is a beacon of tradition, yet it continues to incorporate innovative and dynamic teaching methods. This balance of tradition and innovation ensures students receive an education that is both rooted in proven educational principles and forward-thinking

Diverse Environment

The school promotes unity in diversity, ensuring a vibrant and enriching environment where students from various backgrounds can learn from each other and grow together.

Community Involvement

Wynberg Boys' High School encourages students to engage with the broader community, instilling in them a sense of responsibility and commitment to service. This exposure to real-world issues prepares them for their future roles as active and conscientious citizens.

Specialised Education

The school is particularly known for its focus on historical developments, enhancing students' understanding of the past and its impact on the present and future.

Rich School Life

A varied school life, full of enriching experiences, ensures each student has a rewarding and memorable time at Wynberg Boys' High School.

Our Passionate Teachers

At Wynberg Boys’ High School, our passionate teachers are the heartbeat of our educational community. With a deep commitment to excellence and a genuine love for the learners, they inspire, challenge, and support our students on their academic journey. Beyond imparting knowledge, our teachers foster a culture of curiosity, critical thinking, and collaboration in the classroom. They go above and beyond to create engaging learning experiences, tailored to the diverse needs and interests of each student.

Whether it’s through innovative teaching methods, extracurricular involvement, or one-on-one mentoring, our teachers strive to ignite a lifelong love for learning in every student. They serve as mentors, guides, and role models, instilling values of integrity, resilience, and compassion along the way.

Driven by a shared dedication to educational excellence and student success, our teachers continuously seek professional development opportunities to stay at the forefront of their fields. They are not just educators but also lifelong learners, passionate about their craft and dedicated to helping students reach their full potential.

Academic Staff

Subject Head – Ms Lisa Brady,
Mr Andries Bezuidenhout,
Mr Louis Schultz,
Mr André van Vuuren,

Subject Head – Mrs Renette Spammer,
Ms Daleen Kirsten,
Mr Jan de Waal,
Mr Jacobus Coetzee
Mr James van Bosch,
Mrs Staci van der Sandt,
Mr Gerhard Steyn,

Subject Head – Mr Stefan Potgieter,
Mr Jason Pretorius,

Subject Head – Mrs Tracey Brandt,
Ms Ané Lategan,
Ms Helena White,

Mr Stephan Pretorius,

Mrs Tracey Brandt,
Mr Dylan Riddle, (Intern)

Subject Head – Mr Justin van Winkel,
Ms Lisa Brady,
Mr André van Vuuren,
Mr Andries Bezuidenhout,

Subject Head – Mr Stephan Pretorius,

Subject Head – Mr André van Vuuren,
Ms Lisa Brady
Mr Andries Bezuidenhout,
Mr Louis Schultz,
Mr Justin van Winkel,

Mr Stefan Potgieter,
Mr Franco Mostert,
Mr Sheldon Norris, (Intern)
Mr Louis Schultz,

Subject Head – Ms Jocelyn de Mink,
Ms Lauren Cleophas,
Mr Christopher Moore,
Mr Blake Rimmer,
Mr Chris Rushby,
Mrs Courtney Joubert,
Mrs Juanita Wilson,
Mrs Siobhan Bruce-Cook,
Mr Taahir Samaai,
Mr Dylan Riddle, (Intern)
Mr Sage Aldridge, (Intern)

Mr Deon Scheepers,

Subject Head – Mr Chris Rushby,
Mr Josh Bassett,
Mr Adolf Groenewald,
Mr Bryan Punt,

Subject Head – Mr Simon Sonderup,
Mr Alan Herbert,
Mr Bryan Punt,
Mr Peter van Schalkwyk,
Mr Dave Mallett,
Mr Kwakhona Ngwanya,
Mr Esmund van Wyk,

Subject Head – Mr Mariano Badiali,

Subject Head – Mrs Thabisa Ntsadu,

Subject Head – Mrs Roxane Groenewald,
Mrs Siobhan Bruce-Cook,

Mrs Tyra-Jade Norris, 

Mr Gerry Posthumus,
Mr Louis Schultz,
Ms Morgan Jenkins (Intern),

Mr Cliff Hull,
Mr Gerry Posthumus,

Subject Head – Mr Ighlaas Saiet,
Mrs Roxane Groenewald,

Subject Head – Mr Richard Haigh,
Mr Peter Catzavelos,
Mr Jonathan Chuter,
Mrs Natalie Karg,

Mrs Tyra-Jade Norris,

Mr Josh Bassett,
Mr Graham James,
Mr Pietie Loubser,
Mr Larry Moser,
Ms Thato Springbok,
Mr Joshua Stevens,

Subject Head – Mr Stephan Pretorius,
Mr Stefan Potgieter,
Mr Graham James,
Mr Franco Mostert,
Mr Chris Rushby,
Mr Sheldon Norris, (Intern)

Subject Head – Ms Ané Lategan,
Mrs Tracey Brandt,

Our Location
Lovers Walk,Wynberg
Cape Town,South Africa, 7800
Our Mission

The mission of Wynberg Boys High School is to provide a dynamic, inclusive, and holistic education that empowers young men to excel academically, physically, socially, and personally. Rooted in a tradition of excellence and guided by our core values of integrity, respect, and resilience, we strive to foster a culture of lifelong learning, leadership, and service.


Fostering Excellence

Wynberg Boys' High School is committed to providing opportunities for its students to pursue excellence in all aspects of education – academic, cultural, and sporting.


Cultivating Values-Based Leadership

Instilling values of integrity, respect, and resilience while fostering a culture of leadership and service.


Nurturing Well-Rounded Individuals

Creating a supportive environment that encourages personal growth, critical thinking, and compassionate global citizenship.
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