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Westville surfers riding high

The WBHS Surfing team has won through to the final of the KZN schools Surfing league. The team comprises Cody Coetsee (Captain), David Bartholomew, David MacDonald, Caden Coetsee, James Lamusse, with reserve Sean Chater and judge Ross Jones. Their opponents in the final are: Crawford North Coast, Northwood and Clifton. The WBHS 2nd team narrowly […]

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WBHS Highlights 2016

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Ryan Way on the defense for WBHS in their Hilton encounter.

Hockey vs Hilton

Westville Boys’ High School were well hosted by Hilton College this weekend with the unveiling of their second Astro. The new Astro was enjoyed by all with some players finding it difficult to maintain their footing as the Astro seemed to be quite slippery under foot. The weekend was a successful weekend for Westville having […]

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First XV Rugby vs Hilton

The match between Westville and Hilton was a tightly contested one. Westville were a much improved side when it came to their lineouts, scrums, rucks, one on one tackles and in playing in the right areas of the field. Westville had put Jared Lombard back at fullback, which is his best position and shifted Dekota […]

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The awesome foursome: Cameron van der Burgh, Christopher Reid, Chad le Clos and Calvyn Justus.  Picture: Chris Reid

Westville provides 50 % of Olympic relay team

A medal is in sight at the Rio Olympic Games for the foursome, including Cameron van der Burgh, Christopher Reid and two Westville Old Boys, Chad le Clos and Calvyn Justus.  This emerged at the recent SA Swimming Championships held in Durban. The target of 3:34 was set to qualify for the 4 x 100m […]

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Old Boys weekend – Sport vs Michaelhouse

Welcome to all the Westville Old Boys who will be joining us at the School this weekend.  Sports fixtures are as follows: Rugby fixtures: Rugby Fixtures vs MHSVoortrekker – Final Hockey fixtures: Hockey fixtures vs Michaelhouse – Final 3

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WBHA Reunion 2016

Annual Old Boys Reunion

The Old Boys Reunion will be taking place from 2 – 4 June 2016.  Old Boys who will be attending are invited to call Nicky Lillywhite on 031 2671330 or e-mail [email protected]    WBHA Reunion 2016

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Westville enjoys a good day’s Cricket against Northwood

Despite the gloomy weather and the terrible electrical storm experienced on Friday night we were fortunate to still have a number of cricket matches take place last weekend against Northwood. Out of a total of 27 matches scheduled to take place, only 5 matches were called off before a ball being bowled and 2 called […]

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A FEW GOOD MEN: A production of quite extraordinary quality. (Review by Keith Millar)

Over the past few years the Westville Boys’ High School Performing Arts Department, under the leadership of Luke Holder the Director of Cultural Activities at the institution, has raised the bar pretty high when it comes to the overall standard of student productions. The good news is that with their latest offering A Few Good […]

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Westville’s Basketball teams make a clean sweep against Hilton

Westville Boys’ High hosted Hilton College this past weekend. All the matches between the two schools were closely contested and played in good spirit. Westville’s first team had just returned from a successful tour to Johannesburg where they won  4 of their 6 games resulting in a very positive frame of mind for their clash […]

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Westville hosts Hilton in an exciting day of Water polo

Westville Boys’ High had a very busy weekend of Water polo fixtures against Hilton with a total of 13 games being played throughout the day with Westville having the slight edge over the visitors, winning 8 games and Hilton winning 5. Hilton was very strong in the U14 age group winning 2 out of the […]

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Gareth Lillywhite scores 2 goals vs Kearsney.

Great weekend of sport vs Kearsney

Westville 1st X1 Cricket beat Kearsney After a good start to the season and accounting for Maritzburg College and St Charles in their opening fixtures, Westville put together yet another great performance to beat visitors Kearsney this past weekend. Westville won the toss on what seemed to be a wicket which would provide good purchase […]

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Westville 1st Cricket Team subdue St Charles

Pumped up by their excellent win against Maritzburg College away at Goldstones the previous week, Westville were hoping for much the same when they hosted St Charles on Saturday. Westville won the toss on an overcast day and put St Charles in to bat first on a pitch that looked as if it would get […]

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Westville produce excellent sporting results against Maritzburg College

Westville had  an excellent start to their 2016 sporting season last Saturday against Maritzburg College. Rain played havoc with the cricket fixtures as Westville’s fields had been flooded by rain and most games were cancelled. A few,  including the 1st XI game were moved to College. Up there, Westville’s 1st team Cricket managed to record […]

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Old Boy, Dr Adrian Tiplady receiving his Pro Meritis Award from Headmaster, Mr Trevor Hall at the All Round Excellence Awards Ceremony

All Round Excellence Awards

Congratulations to our 368 boys who were acknowledged for their contribution to All-Round Excellence at WBHS for 2015. Pictured above are the top Academic pupils in each Grade with our Guest of Honour and Old Boy, Physicist Dr Adrian Tiplady. Gareth Beavan – Excellence in Academics and Sport 1st in Grade 8 Jarrod Stapes – […]

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Sports Awards Dinner 2015

After an incredibly busy year of Sport, the year culminated with the Annual Sports Awards on Friday night. Congratulations to all our top sportsmen: Athletics – Senior Athlete of the year –Itumeleng Lesuthu Senior Singles Badminton Champion – Alec Du Toit Badminton Doubles Champions – Keagan De Castro and Alec Du Toit Most improved Basketball […]

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Westville pupil placed 1st in Science Expo

Congratulations to Grade 9 pupil, Tristan Somerville who was placed in 1st position in the Physical Science Project School Competition.  Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) , in partnership with Edutrade and Vodacom invited 33 schools to participate the Science Expo which formed part of the Africa Engineering Week in September.  Pupils were given an opportunity […]

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Speech Night 2015

Speech Night 2015

The video below is a student-made tribute to our outgoing class of 2015:

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Matric Speech Night: Message from the Headmaster

Headmaster Trevor Hall expressed the following compliments and thanks to the Matric Class of 2015 at the Matric Speech Night and Prize-Giving. For an abridged version of his speech, click here. SPEECH 2015 ABRIDGED Matrics of 2015, I thank you for the value you added to WBHS over your five years here. The image that you […]

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Westville 1st Team Basketball beat Maritzburg College 51-47 in close thriller

The Westville / College clash has become a KZN derby. Both schools have invested a lot of time on their Basketball Programmes and as a result their Basketball profiles have grown considerably in all age groups in recent times Westville had a decent outing the previous week against Michealhouse winning 37 – 28 while College […]

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Top KZN Cricket Schools square up in long format cricket match

This past weekend saw Westville Boys’ High School square up against Maritzburg College in a traditional long format match on Bowdens Field. Due to the long weekend beginning from Thursday the 24th of October,  the decision was made between the two schools to play a 2-day cricket match starting on Thursday and ending on Friday. […]

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Westville Water polo season starts well against Michaelhouse

Westville began their summer Waterpolo fixtures by hosting Michaelhouse over the weekend. The hosts had an excellent day in the pool, only narrowly losing the second team game 4-5 and comfortably winning most of the others with the 14A winning 17-2 the 15A winning 9-1. The 1st team game was an exciting game with the […]

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Westville Boys’ High win Voortrekker 7’s Rugby Tournament

2015 has been the most successful season since the introduction of 7’s Rugby in Kwa-Zulu Natal, having achieved two third places, two seconds and also winning two tournaments in the 7’s Inter Schools Tournaments held this term. At Woodburn on Saturday, Westville finished their 7’s season off on a high note by defeating the host […]

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Westville’s 1st team soccer outplay Glenwood

Westville’s 1st Soccer team continued their unbeaten run in KZN with an emphatic win over local rivals Glenwood last Saturday on Glenwood’s home turf. The game started off at a rapid pace as both teams attempted to disrupt the other and prevent their opponent from developing a proper attacking rhythm through high press defence. After […]

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Westville wins the DCDL Senior Championships 2015

Westville Boys’ High School took home the trophy for the Senior Division of the Durban Coastal Debating League in August – the first time that WBHS has won this title! Well done to Grade 11 pupils, Nicholas Herd, Sasasa Dlamini and Reagan Naidoo for their excellent presentations, hard work and commitment to Debating at WBHS.  […]

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WBHS Academic Tour 2015

Report by Mr Andrew Faure-Field: On the morning of 14 August,  51 eager students embarked on the annual Academic Tour to Gauteng. Good time was made as we headed towards our first port of call- the Ditsong National Museum of Military History. And we were blown away! This museum far exceeded our wildest expectations both […]

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Westville 1st Football team beat Hilton to remain unbeaten in KZN

Westville entertained Hilton at home on Saturday. The game started off a tense affair, with both sides playing tentatively, probing for flaws in their opponents defence. Hilton dominated the first exchanges but then Westville slowly eased into the game and started playing simpler, more effective football as the half progressed. This effort paid off and […]

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