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, October 1, 2014 - 07:43

From Friday the 26 September to Saturday 28 September, CRED took a group of around 40 Westerford students to Sutherland to go to see SALT (South Africa’s Largest Telescope). The trip was open to all grades but consisted of mainly 10s, 11s and Matrics. The aim was to expose the students of Westerford to...

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 07:39

With the Matric final exams drawing closer, Equal Education decided to organise a stationery drive for Westerford’s sister school, Intlanganiso.

 A substantial amount of money was raised, which included a donation from Pick ‘n Pay, money collected from a Grade Eleven drive and fundraising...