Welcome to the website of Westerford High School.

Westerford is a co-educational, secular, public high school located in Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa.

Westerford is a pupil-centred school that prides itself on a strong academic curriculum, compulsory sport programme and an enthusiastically embraced cultural life.

A focus on the balanced and holistic development of young minds and bodies combined with the motto of "Nil Nisi Optimum", "Nothing but the best", makes it no surprise that we have earned ourselves the reputation of "The school that never sleeps".


Do you have a positive attitude, a love of new and different experiences and the enthusiasm to get involved and take on all the opportunities that a busy, successful school can offer you? Westerford is the place for you!

Latest News

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 07:48

On an extremely warm and sunny Saturday, the 18th of October from 12h00 to 15h00, Interact held their annual Sports Day for the children of St Francis Home.  This is a home in Athlone which caters for 45 boys between the ages of 3 and 18 years.

The sounds of laughter and excitement marked the...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 07:41

On Thursday 16 October Westerford High School hosted its annual Celebration Evening. It truly was a celebratory event filled with reflections on the year, awards and the honouring of our school’s outstanding pupils. The various  reviews of the year gone by evoked not only feelings of nostalgia but also...