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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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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 Championship Gala update

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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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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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Expression of interest for position of: PRINCIPAL

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Academic tour 2018 – what an experience!

With great anticipation 52 students, accompanied by 4 teachers, headed off on the annual Academic Tour to Johannesburg and the Cradle of Humankind. Over the past few years this Tour has become a popular occasion for the students of WBHS as it offers such a wide variety of places to visit. After a few hours […]

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Overseas Tour to the USA

This week a group of 20 boys and 2 teachers departed on a trip to the East Coast of the USA via Dubai. The tour includes Washington, Orlando and New York, with visits to WLSA-associates Poly Prep High School and University of Columbia (New York).  We trust that all of them will have a fantastic […]

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WBHS hosts top USA Universities

Three of the top USA universities visited WBHS today to publicise their admissions processes to the Westville boys. The Westville boys were treated to an enthralling presentation which opened their minds to the possibility of attending these great institutions. Pictured with the Westville boys are the deans of admissions: Devon Jones (Cornell U), Whitney Green […]

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WBHS’s Tennis stars make their mark

Two of Westville’s Tennis stars, Thembo Makhanya and Louis van der Westhuizen, are forging their paths towards their chosen professional Tennis careers.   Thembo Makhanya, who completed Matric last year, has commenced his studies at an American university this month. Thembo’s Tennis talents were recognised by the national selectors two years ago, when he achieved […]

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Westville’s Debaters end a brilliant season

The end of a long yet fulfilling season has dawned upon the WBHS debating teams of 2018. The journey began as early as February and ended last Tuesday 14 August, with the Durban Coastal Debating League senior final, graciously hosted by Clifton College. The final saw our 1st Debating team square up against Durban Girls’ […]

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Disco

Review: Disco Inferno!

Review by Frank Graham I was invited on Tuesday evening to attend the Headmaster’s performance of Westville Boys’ High School’s latest production, Disco Inferno. Not going to be exactly my cup of tea, I thought – but I couldn’t have been more wrong. The show is a fantasy encompassing the Disco era of the 70s […]

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Waylon

Westville welcomes Waylon

WBHS is pleased to announce that WBHS Head Boy of 2003, Waylon Murray, has joined the School in a full-time capacity as Director of High Performance and Sport Development.  This follows the recruitment last year of high profile coaches Jeremy McLaren and Njabulo ‘Jabz’ Zulu. This highly respected trio have already initiated strategies to further […]

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WBHS dominates first round of Hill Cup

WBHS Swimming teams picked up from where they left off at the end of the 1st term season, with a dominant performance in the first round of the inaugural Hill Cup event, staged at Lahee Park. This format of this event is based on the USA College model, comprises relays and individual events, and involves […]

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Westville’s David Weber placed 6th in the SA English Olympiad

  David Weber (bottom left) achieved a highly creditable 6th position in the 2018 SA English Olympiad.  He was the top-placed student from KZN.  David was previously selected by the World Leading Schools Association (WLSA) as the top delegate at the WLSA Student Conference in Shanghai in 2016, and has served on the WLSA Council […]

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Sports Director, Sharmin Naidoo joins Wits University

WBHS Director of Sport, Sharmin Naidoo, has accepted a position as Sports Officer at Wits University. He was offered the position earlier this year, and has decided to move to Wits early next term. His focus sports at Wits will be Hockey and Cricket. Sharmin started at WBHS in 2010, and was promoted to Director […]

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Westville’s double win over Maritzburg College

It was always going to be a tough day of sport against Maritzburg College, but the 1st Rugby and 1st Hockey teams certainly rose to the occasion, posting 35-27 and 2-1 victories respectively. It was Old Boys’ Reunion weekend, and the School welcomed, in particular, the groups representing the 1968, 1978, 1988, 1993, 1998 and […]

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