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

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 13:39

The students of Westerford were in for a scary surprise at the evening of Fright Night.  Held in the Library by the Library Committee, this frightening event was a real success. People who attended came dressed up in their best Halloween outfits, and all sat together to watch the movie “The Conjuring...

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 13:36

On Sunday the 26th of October, as a first for Interact, Westerfordians visited Leliebloem Children’s Home. It is situated in the heart of Athlone and is a residential child and youth care centre for 84 children who come from troubled, unstable backgrounds. Their mission is to improve the quality of...