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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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WBHS wins Durban & District A League Gala for 10th consecutive year

The annual Durban and Districts Gala was swum on Friday 23 February at Kings Park. Once again,  it was well attended by the supporters of the participating  schools who spurred on their swimmers in great spirit. Westville Boys’ High School ,South Africa’s premier swimming school which has produced 5 Olympians since 2008,  did not disappoint […]

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Upcoming Events

Old Boys Reunion 11 – 13 May

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Hockey fixtures vs Northwood 24/25 March

Hockey Fixtures vs Northwood – Final

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Rugby fixtures vs Northwood 25 March

Rugby Fixtures vs Northwood – Final

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Rugby and Hockey Fixtures 2017

Rugby and Hockey Fixtures 2017

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Archived News

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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Pro Meritis Award to Old Boy, Stephen van Coller

Westville Old Boy, Stephen van Coller recently returned to WBHS as the Guest of Honour at the annual Matric Speech Night and Bell Ringing Ceremony. Stephen was granted a WBHS Old Boys’ Pro Meritis Award for his roles in the global corporate and investment world. Stephen has earned the highest reputation as a business giant […]

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Matric 2016 Speech Night

Westville Boys’ High School was proud to welcome Old Boy, Stephen van Coller (1983) as the Guest of Honour at the recent Matric Speech Night and Bell Ringing Ceremony. Stephen has made his mark in the financial services industry in South Africa and currently serves as the Vice President for Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions for […]

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WBHS wins U15 section of the Top 10 Water polo Tournament

Westville U15 Water polo team had a fantastic weekend in the pool. The boys kicked off the KZN water polo tournament with a convincing win over Michaelhouse beating them 15- 1.   They continued to dominate their pool beating DHS 14- 0, Hilton 6-1 and Maritzburg College 12-1 ending up top of  their  pool and qualifying […]

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Joshua Dannhauser selected for SA Mens Swimming Team

Joshua Dannhauser is the latest Westville boy to be selected for the SA Men’s Swimming team participating in the All Africa CANA Games. He excelled at this event, winning Bronze medals in the 800m and 1500m Freestyle events; and a Gold medal in the 4 x 200m Freestyle relay. He returns to school later this […]

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David Weber wins Grade 10 Best Speaker Competition

David Weber has been named as winner of the Grade 10 Best Speaker Competition. In his excellent presentation he addressed the ad hoc approach and negative attitude to the world around us and made a plea for individuals to change their self-centred attitudes to ensure a better future for all. The competition is an initiative […]

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Grade 9 Leadership Camp

As part of the WBHS Leadership Programme, the Grade 9 boys embarked on a 3 day hike in the Umkomaas Valley hosted by Roselands Adventure Centre.  230 Grade 9 pupils and 10 brave staff members hiked 40km over 3 days. The theme on day 1 was “Choices vs Consequence.”  The boys were split into groups […]

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WBHS Debaters have made history!

Nicholas Herd, Sasa Dlamini and Reagan Naidoo, started in 2012 as a young and inexperienced Grade 8 Debating Team. Inspired and dedicated they went on to win the Durban Coastal Debating League (DCDL) at the end of that season. They continued as the Junior Debating Team in 2013. They progressed through to the quarter finals. […]

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WBHS U19A Softball team win KZN League for second consecutive year

Westville’s Under 19A Softball team finished off another unbeaten season in style last Friday night. Conditions on the night were appalling with the rain bucketing down at times and the first game against St Henry’s having to be called short towards the end of the third frame,  with the current champions way in front. The […]

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Review: “The Time of your Life – an 80’s extravaganza!”

Friday, August 19, 2016 THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE A glorious, spectacular, and quirky kaleidoscope of colour, sparkle, music, lycra, youthful energy, zeal, personality and talent. (Review by Keith Millar) No matter how extravagantly I praise Westville Boys High School’s astonishing production, I would still do it an injustice. But let me try, anyway. The […]

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WBHS’s great Golf success

Five Westville Boys’ High golfers were selected for the KZN School’s Golf teams. Jono Broomhead, Tim Hayward and Listanthan Moodley were selected for the KZN A side, while Dylan Underwood and Ryan Welsh were selected for the provincial B team. This follows another most successful season for the WBHS 1st team which culminated in their […]

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2016 Academic Tour

“Insane!” was the catchphrase used by many of this year’s tourists to describe the exhilarating moments enjoyed on the Tour of 2016. There was an air of excitement as we headed off for Johannesburg on the morning of Friday 29 July. After the obligatory pit stops, we finally arrived at our first port of call […]

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Westville 1St Football Team edges out DHS

Westville Boys’ High School hosted DHS in a mid-week fixture. The 1st Team was keen to get their domestic season underway, especially after rain had interrupted the opening weeks of the Football season. A fairly closely contested away draw against Kloof the previous week,  also added fuel to Westville’s charges as they sought a convincing […]

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WBHS are KZN Golf Champs for the 5th time in 10 years

On Sunday 31 July and Monday 1 August, Victoria Country club hosted the annual KZN Inter Schools Golf event. 75 golfers from 14 high schools competed in the event. Weather conditions were perfect for Golf but the course was tricky and the greens proved to be a tough test. Nikhil Gopal from St Charles won […]

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WBHS Pupils make resounding impact at International conference

Nine WBHS students represented School at the 2016 World Leading Schools Association (WLSA) Student Conference in Shanghai. The theme of the conference was Sustainability. The conference was held at the Qingpu campus of the High School Affiliated to Fudan University. The Grade 10 delegation comprising David Weber, Matthew Visser, Asakhe Fakude, Tom Earle and Jarrod […]

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Westville’s Thembo Makhanya captains SA Schools’ Tennis Team

Thembo Makhanya of Westville Boys’ High School has been named as Captain of the South African Schools’ Tennis Team for their tour to the UK this month. Thembo has made a name for himself as one of the top junior players in his age-group in the country and, as the captain and number 1 player […]

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Westville 1st XV beats Michaelhouse on Old Boys’ Day

Westville Boy’s High School welcomed Michaelhouse on Bowdens Field for their Old Boy’s day. The Westville Old Boy’s had come out in their numbers and the 1st rugby team did not disappoint them. Westville played attractive rugby from the onset. The home team received a penalty soon after kick off  which full back Jared Lombard […]

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Westville 1st team Hockey continue fantastic season with 1-0 win over Michaelhouse

Westville Boys hosted inland giants, Michaelhouse, on Saturday knowing they had another tough game on their hands. The game started at a high tempo with Westville getting into their stride early on. The home side created a couple of very good chances but they failed to capitalize with poor finishing costing them. As the half […]

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