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Great end to third term sports fixtures!

Westville wrapped up their third term sport on a high this weekend, with no losses in any teams in Water Polo, Football, Golf and Softball. The 1st Softball Team, in particular, celebrated their third season in a row undefeated. The 1st Football team lost only one game this term, ending their season with an emphatic […]

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Westville 1st Team Football in tense game against Kearsney

Westville dominated the opening exchanges in their game against Highway competitors, Kearsney College.  Against the run of play in the 14th minute Kearsney opened the scoring with a well executed counter attack and Westville’s attacking corner was well cleared by the Kearsney defence, falling to the Kearsney midfielder, who ran with the ball before pushing […]

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Encouraging start to Rugby 7’s Season

The Westville U17 Sevens team got off to a good start at the Crawford La Lucia event this weekend, ending the 2-day event undefeated. However, due to the vagaries of the structure of the tournament and a 14-14 draw against Kearsney in the first pool game, the Westville boys ended up in the Plate event, […]

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Westville wins KZN Inter-Schools Golf Championships for third consecutive year

Durban Country Club played host venue to the 2018 KZN Inter Schools Golf Championships on Sunday and Monday, 30 and 31 July. After 36 holes of medal golf, the individual champion was Chris Woollam from Hilton 143, 2nd Luke Mayo from Clifton on 145 and Jono Broomhead from Westville, 3rd on a score of 147. […]

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WBHS pupil, David Weber impresses at the WLSA Conference

David Weber (Grade 11) was invited to deliver the ‘Student Spotlight’ speech at the World Leading Schools (WLSA) Principals Conference in Shanghai this week. This followed his selection as the WLSA Best Delegate at the 2016 Student Conference last year. David presented insightful perspectives on the essential characteristics required of leaders in the 21st century. […]

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Summer Sports Fixtures vs DHS (22 & 23 Sept)

Summer Sport Fixtures vs DHS with fillers – Final

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Matric Art Exhibition at WBHS

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Archived News

Football vs St Charles

Westville hosted St Charles on Saturday and the visiting team dominated the opening exchanges with quick intricate play.  Westville stepped up to the challenge and by the 16th minute, the home team’s left wing, Dave Bartholomew, opened the scoring with an absolute screamer with a flick over the St Charles defender’s head and then hammering […]

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Academic Tour 2017

On the morning of 27 July,  52 enthusiastic boys, accompanied by 4 staff members, headed off to Gauteng. Our first port of call was the Ditsong Military Museum. The boys were blown away by the military equipment from the two World Wars – as well as the Boer War – that were on display. Weapons […]

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WBHS pupils excel in Hockey

Ethan Matkovich (Left) (Grade 9) Josh Davies (Right) (Grade 10) and have both been selected for the SA U16 High Performance Squad for 2017 after the National U16 Boys Hockey Tournament were they represented KZN. They are both currently at a National Hockey Camp in Pretoria. Also, congratulations to WBHS Grade 12 pupil, Max Teversham […]

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Craig Blewett captivates at WLSA Conference with “Activated Classroom”

Dr Craig Blewett, current parent and WBHS Old Boy, and senior lecturer on I.T. at UKZN, captivated his audience at the World Leading Schools Association Conference this week. Representatives of the world’s top schools found it refreshing that an I.T. expert such as Craig acknowledges that the use of I.T. in our classrooms is doomed […]

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Westville wins Highway Derby

In a very evenly keeled KZN 1st XV rugby season, where no single team dominated and each of the major teams had ecstatic wins, and some disappointing losses, Westville ended the season on a euphoric high. In a classic Saturday clash in front of thousands of spectators, Westville and Kearsney locked horns in a match […]

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Westville Old Boy, Mickey Arthur, the winning coach in ICC Champions Trophy

The Pakistan national cricket team, coached by Westville Old Boy, Mickey Arthur, won the ICC Champions Trophy this weekend, comprehensively beating India in the final.  This was the first global 50-over title for Pakistan since they won the ICC World Cup in 1992. Mickey, who matriculated from Westville in 1985, has been the coach of […]

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Historic day for Westville Boys’ High School on DHS Founders Day

In an unprecedented weekend, Westville won every fixture against DHS, both on the rugby field, and on the astro turf. What made the hockey scores remarkable was that Westville scored 39 unanswered goals in the 5 matches, with the 1st team trouncing their Durban rivals 9-0. The 1st team rugby halted the DHS winning streak, […]

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Top academic pupils congratulated by Old Boys

The recent Old Boys Reunion took place earlier this month and as part of the reunion, the Old Boys were invited to join the school at assembly.  During the assembly, the academic results from Phase 1 were announced by the Headmaster and leaders from the various years were asked to present the awards to the […]

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Review of WBHS’s “Little Shop of Horrors”

WBHS’s production of the show is absolutely out of the top drawer. (Review by Keith Millar) The Westville Boys High School’s Drama Department has once again nailed it. This time with their vibrant production of the hit horror comedy rock musical from the 1980’s, Little Shop of Horrors. Under the direction of the inimitable Luke Holder, […]

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Another great sporting weekend for Westville Boys’ High School

Despite the inclement weather over the past weekend, a dampener was certainly not placed on Westville’s results against Hilton. Westville won 14 out of the 19 rugby fixtures, narrowly losing the first XV clash 6-3 in a match that can best be described as a mud-bath. The U16A and U15A enjoyed convincing wins, romping home […]

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Good sport performances against Jeppe

WBHS always values its fixtures against Jeppe. This time, it was Jeppe’s Rugby, Tennis, Squash and Chess teams turn to travel from Johannesburg. On the day, Jeppe took the honours in Hockey, with WBHS taking the honours in n the other sports. The overall results were: Rugby Hockey Tennis Squash Chess Played 20 15 1 […]

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Tough set of fixtures vs Glenwood

Rugby and Hockey fixtures against Glenwood are always eagerly anticipated events. The overall results for the weekend (11 & 23 April) were: Rugby Hockey Played 22 12 Won by WBHS 11 10 Drawn 1 2 Lost 10 0 The WBHS Hockey teams continue to impress with their style of Hockey, being undefeated on the day. […]

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WBHS hosts National Schools Golf Competition at Sun City

Today WBHS takes to the greens at Sun City as the hosts of the Sun City WBHS Championships. This is the second year the event takes place – Westville won the inaugural event in 2016, as well as the Individual event (Garrett Field). 21 top Schools from South Africa and Zimbabwe are competing over the […]

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Westville 1st XV produces good win against Northwood in the rain

As the 1st XV team ran out onto the field, the rain started coming down, which levelled the playing fields. The game started well for Westville and from the  kick-off, the ball was gathered cleanly, and with very good inter-passing between forwards and backs, saw lock Deon Slabbert scoring in the first 30 seconds of […]

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WBHS’s Rorke Lilford performing at USA’s Carnegie Hall

Grade 12 pupil, Rorke Lilford,  will be travelling to New York with the KZN Youth Wind Band to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of the New York Wind Band Festival (10 – 16 March). This is a fantastic achievement and a magnificent opportunity to play with some of the great musicians of the world, […]

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Westville dominate cricketing day against Glenwood

Westville’s 1st X1 outplayed visitors Glenwood to claim a convincing victory.  Westville’s 1st team led the way on a cricketing day in which the results were overwhelming in Westville’s favour. They won eighteen with Glenwood winning only two of the twenty games played. WESTVILLE 1st XI SCORE CONVINCING VICTORY OVER GLENWOOD Westville lost the toss […]

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WBHS Golfers win the KZN Nomads Golf Champs

On Monday 27 February 2017 the WBHS Golf Team, along with 23 teams from schools across Kwa Zulu Natal, competed in the annual KZN Nomads 2017 Golf Champs at Royal Durban Golf Club. After Round 1, Hilton College were in the lead by 4 shots over rivals Westville.  Westville produced some fantastic afternoon golf with […]

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Message from the Headmaster regarding the passing of Bryn Magree

We are deeply saddened to report the loss of one of our Grade 11 pupils, Bryn Magree. He passed away early this morning at 3.00 am. Bryn suffered a brain aneurysm at a gym in the Westville Shopping Centre late yesterday afternoon. Doctors have confirmed that Bryn’s aneurysm had remained dormant for many years, could […]

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Dirkie Strydom takes over as 1st XV Rugby Coach

WBHS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dirkie Strydom as Rugby 1st Team Head Coach with effect from the 2017 season. Attached to this position, is his role as Director of Rugby Coaching in which his main function will be coaching the coaches. Dirkie has an impressive pedigree resulting from his 13 years as […]

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Pro Meritis for Joshua Dannhauser

The Pro Meritis Award is the highest accolade granted to a pupil, and is not awarded very often. Joshua Dannhauser received this award following his selection for the SA Men’s Swimming team which competed in the All-Africa Games this year. He won three medals at that event: one Gold medal in the 4x200m Relay, and […]

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