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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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Press Release: “A FEW GOOD MEN” at WBHS

The Roy Couzens Theatre at Westville Boys’ High School presents its first theatrical offering for 2016 – Aaron Sorkin’s breakthrough stage production A Few Good Men, opening 15 February, 2016. First produced on Broadway in 1989 and inspiring an Academy Award-nominated film of the same name directed by Rob Reiner and starring Tom Cruise, Demi […]

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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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Upcoming Events

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A FEW GOOD MEN

WBHS proudly presents A FEW GOOD MEN in the Roy Couzens Theatre from 15 – 19 February.  Tickets can be obtained by e-mailing [email protected] (Please note that this show carries a PG 13 age restriction).

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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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Back Row: Jarryd Lombard, Luke MacIntosh, Andrew Harker, Donovan Grant, Hanro Naude, Ntando Mthembu, Kyle Waddilove, Brogan Boulle, Sakhile XabaFront Row: Dillon Taljaard, Dominique Rivalland, Tonny Mahlangu

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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Goal scorer Siphelele Buthelezi

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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WBHS supporting Joshua Dannhauser at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships

WBHS in united in their support of Joshua Dannhauser, who is currently in Singapore representing the country at the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. Over the next three days he will be focusing on the 800m Freestyle, 400m Individual Medley and 1500m Freestyle.    

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Golf

WBHS Golfers get to meet Gary Player

On Wednesday 26 August, the 1st WBHS Golf team were fortunate enough to meet Mr Gary Player at Durban Country Club. Mr Player signed autographs and shared some tips on the golf swing, the importance of hard work and a correct eating plan and conditioning programme. The boys pictured with him are Dylan Underwood, Ryan Welsh, Gary […]

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Sevens Rugby 2015

Westville lose in final at Glenwood Toshiba Sevens Rugby Tournament

The Westville 1st Sevens Rugby Team came into the tournament on a back of a very tough Maritzburg College Sevens Tournament, but as reigning Champions, they were determined to defend their crown. Unfortunately they had lost two very influential players to injury: Hanro Naude and Bryce Kitching both succumbing to ankle injuries sustained at the […]

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WBHS Golf KZN School Champs 2015

WBHS wins KZN Inter-schools Golf Championships

On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd August, the annual KZN Inter-Schools championships were held at Beachwood Golf Course.​The 2014 Champions, Hilton College, were favourites to retain the title but stville’s team had a point to prove.  They have done consistently well this year and having previously won the Championships in 2013, they had a score […]

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Soccer

Westville 1st teams win all games this week in different sport codes

Westville’s 1st teams hit a spectacular patch this last week defeating their opponents in every sport that they competed in.  The Westville lads defeated DHS at Squash and Soft Ball, Northwood at Indoor Hockey, Hilton at Water polo and Kearsney at Soccer. Westville 1st Soccer team continued their good form and recorded another win against […]

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Westville 1st Team Football records good win against St Charles

Westville recorded their first win of the season against a tough St Charles outfit, after two frustrating draws against Northwood and Michaelhouse after being 2-0 up on both occasions. Westville started off the game very slowly and allowed St Charles to string a few passes together and dominate possession in the opening stages of the […]

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Guys and Dolls review: A dazzling, rollicking, all-action, feel-good production

It is always a stimulating experience to attend a production at the Roy Couzens Theatre at Westville Boys High School. One can be assured that the school’s Director of Cultural Affairs, Luke Holder, will dish up something vigorous, fresh and highly entertaining – and that the cream of Westville’s considerable pool of young performing talent […]

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