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

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 12:45

On Thursday 6 August, the Grade 11 and 12 History pupils went to see Barney Simon’s ‘Born in the RSA’ at the Baxter Theatre to enrich their understanding of Apartheid History during the 1980s.

Born in the RSA is set during the state of emergency in the mid-1980s, and...

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 12:45

After two long weeks of hard work, bright lights and late nights, the Grade 11s of 2015 presented their Cabarekt extravaganza to the school on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of June. Cabaret is an annual event presented by the Grade 11s of each year where the grade showcases their talents...