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Announcing Trevor Hall’s Retirement – Independent on Saturday Article

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WBHS in top 20 of the CFO Competition

The CFO Case Study competition is a continental competition for high schools which encourages learners to use their skills to solve problems facing a real world company.  Of the 500 teams representing 130 schools across Africa both Westville teams, Team CHJ (Craig Reid, Hamza Ahmed and Justin Booyens) and Team Griffins (Vaishanth Chami, Cameron Staples […]

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Westville Boys’ High School welcomes new Headmaster

WBHS is pleased to announce the appointment of Graham Steele as the 10th Headmaster of the School. He assumes duty on 1 July 2019 following the retirement of Trevor Hall. Mr Steele was formerly Headmaster of one of South Africa’s historic high schools, Kimberley Boys’ High, a post he has occupied since 2013. He has […]

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Student Exchange with the Lovett School in Atlanta, USA

WBHS is pleased to host two students from Ryan Cauwensberg and Zach Gapusan from the Lovett School, Atlanta USA for three weeks. Their hosts, Keagan MacCallum and Barnard Nortje, will visit Lovett in November 2019. This exchange is a highlight on the WBHS calendar. It arises out of the initiatives of the World Leading Schools […]

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New sponsor at WBHS – ITEC

As part of our “Middle Line” approach at WBHS, we recognize that every pupil is a complex and variously talented individual in his own right and we strive to recognize the special needs and potential of each individual to enable him to develop his unique ability. One of our sponsors this year, ITEC, has involved […]

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Successful sporting weekend at Northwood

Westville Boys’ High School had a successful sporting weekend playing away against Northwood in rugby and hockey, with the 1st XI hockey recording their 15th straight win for the season and with rugby only losing 4 of their 16 fixtures against the Durban North opposition. The 1st XV  had a very physical and exciting exhibition […]

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Hockey Report – Jeppe Fixtures

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Rugby Report – Jeppe Fixtures

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Westville continue unbeaten run against DHS

    The Westville 1st Hockey Team continued their good start to the season with an emphatic 6-0 win against local rivals DHS, to take their unbeaten run to 8 games. The game was played in some terrible conditions with the rain making the game more and more difficult. The game started at a relatively […]

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Another flawless Swimming season for the Westville boys

  A flawless season once again. The D&D Trophy was lifted by the 2019 WBHS Swimming team at DHS last night: WBHS 155 CLIFTON 115 KEARSNEY 78 GLENWOOD 71 DHS 63 NORTHWOOD 52

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Historic win for WBHS’s 1st Water polo team

WBHS 1st team travelled to the Clifton Aquatic Center for their last fixture of term 1. It is always foreboding to go to a venue that has seen the home team dominate in KZN for over a decade and play a team currently ranked in the top pair nationally. WBHS 1st team have never beaten […]

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The Griffin Wall Project

Be a part of Westville Boys’ High School forever #wbhslegacy #wbhsfoundation

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South African Theatre Festival at WBHS

Westville Boys’ High School proudly presents its first South African Short Play Festival, featuring performances by the school’s most prolific young actors and writers. For one week only, three productions, THE UGLY NOO NOO, WHITE MEN WITH WEAPONS and a brand-new South African musical penned by Matric learner Cameron Parle entitled THE COUCH, will be […]

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Nestor Pierides Memorial Gala at WBHS

It was a magnificent, summery evening to host the Nestor Pierides Memorial Gala at WBHS on Friday 8 February.  The gala was renamed in recognition of Mr Pierides’ legacy in education and his development of WBHS Sport, particularly Swimming, whilst he was at the School. Westville Boys’ High School has proudly win this event consecutively […]

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WBHS’s Championship Gala update

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KZN Coastal Coca Cola Schools T20 including Kearsney report

WBHS excelled on the cricket field last week, taking the KZN Coca Cola T20 Coastal Series Tournament on Friday, and beating Kearsney in a domestic fixture on Saturday. After excelling in the 2 group stages of this year’s KZN Coca Cola T20 Series tournament and beating Thomas More in the Quarter-Final and DHS in the […]

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Official opening of the new Griffin Gym on Bowdens Field

The official opening of the new school gym situated on Bowdens Field took place on Friday 1 February, attended by major sponsors, donors, parents, old boys and staff. This functional training concept has taken off in many schools around the country  and WBHS is extremely grateful for the financial contributions received for the development of […]

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WBHS’s Tennis report from the St Benedict’s Tournament

Westville Boys’ High School Tennis team recently attended the 13th annual St Benedict’s Tennis Tour, for the 5th year running. The opening game did not go our way and we unfortunately lost 0-4 to Selborne College.  The boys put in huge effort and showed good character.  However,  we lost to the better team on the […]

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Westville Old Boys unite!

On the eve of the second ODI between SA and Pakistan, former Protea Cricketer, Errol Stewart, interviewed the current Pakistan Cricket coach, Mickey Arthur. The two Westville Old Boys were joined by fellow Old Boys and sports staff at Kingsmead. We wish both teams well for the rest of the series. Thomas Jackson (Sports manager), […]

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Tribute to Mr Nestor Pierides

The Headmaster, Staff, Governing Body and Pupils of Westville Boys’ High School are deeply saddened by the passing of a true icon in education, who gave his all to WBHS for more than two decades, but more importantly was a true friend to so many of us. Our love and condolences go to his beloved […]

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WOBA Golf Day 1 March 2019 at Kloof Country Club

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National Senior Certificate Results 2018

WBHS dominated proceedings at the provincial awards function in front of a capacity crowd at the Durban ICC this week. Three of our boys excelled by being named in the elite Top 10 of the province. Our Dux Jarrod Staples claimed 1st position, with Khelan Bhana (Proxime Accessit) being placed 4th and Thomas Earle 8th. […]

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Pro Meritis Award at the All Round Excellence Evening

Headmaster, Trevor Hall was proud to present a Pro Meritis Award to Old Boy, Craig Duff (1987) at the All Round Excellence Awards that took place at the School on Tuesday 4 December. “The Old Boy Pro Meritis Award can best be defined as an award to a graduate of Westville Boys’ High School who […]

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Matric Speech Night and Prize Giving

  Westville Boys’ High School was so proud to welcome Professor Frank Slack, Old Boys from 1983,  as our Guest of Honour at the annual Matric Speech Night and Bell Ringing Ceremony. Dr Frank Slack has achieved, with distinction, in his field of Molecular Biology and we were privileged to have him address our Matrics and […]

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New canteen at WBHS

  The new Student Centre has been transformed through the construction of the Eatfresh canteen.  Although the Centre will be used as a meals facility for boarders at certain times of the day, its purpose as a place of collaborative learning in the afternoons has not been compromised. Boys and teachers using this facility are […]

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