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

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 07:43

The Southern Centre was filled with pupils and teachers alike as Westerfordians celebrated Mandela Day on Tuesday 19 July. The event was organised by the Prefects and a number of different service and cultural societies. The event was a huge success and Mandela’s legacy was greatly honoured. Over R700 was...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 07:39

The Choirs and Orchestras of Rustenburg, Westerford and Bishops will be putting on a concert of Music from the Movies on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th August, at 7:30pm, in the Mallett Centre at Bishops.


The programme will include music from some of the...