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, February 25, 2015 - 07:49

Beatenberg is an up and coming South African band. On Friday 13th March 2015, Westerford will be hosting Beatenberg for a concert on Founders Field. The concert will be from 6-8pm and there will be various food stalls. All are welcome. Be sure not to miss out on this exciting event!

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 07:49

On Friday the 20th February, there was much excitement amongst the pupils after an extremely enthusiastic assembly announcement made by the Big Band chairperson, Seth Alexander (11). At 5p.m. the Big Band and Mrs Grobelaar gathered at the packed V&A amphitheatre for a sound check with professional...