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, July 26, 2014 - 19:57

Robyne Kahn, a successful fashion stylist and trends consultant, was invited to speak at Westerford by the Costume Wardrobe committee. Costume Wardrobe is in charge of providing Westerford pupils and teachers with costumes and props, and this was their first event.

Ms Khan started the talk by asking one simple, yet difficult question: what...

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 18:51

To celebrate the FIFA World Cup, HCA held a quiz in honour of this prestigious event. Unsurprisingly, the event was a major success attracting many football fans from various grades, all teaming up and working together in order to win the grand prize.

The quiz consisted of over 20 questions which were posed to the groups of eight to ten...