Category: Alumni Stories

Brian Eagleson (past staff) (1989 to 1997)
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Brian Eagleson (past staff) (1989 to 1997)

We were sad to hear of the passing of Brian Eagleson on 5th May. He was the school carpenter from 1989 to 1997. He could and did turn his hand to any odd job around the school. He spoke to the senior boys of his experiences when he and his family were removed from District...

UK Reunion ~ 22 March
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UK Reunion ~ 22 March

This event was a great success and one we look forward to repeating in the future. Please check the alumni Facebook page for more photos Wetpups Alumni Facebook and for more news updates.

UK Reunion
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UK Reunion

To all the Wetpups old boys living in the UK, we promised a Wetpups Reunion and we can now confirm the date: Friday 22 March! Please spread the word and book the date in your calendar. Further details will follow. If you are in the UK and living in / near London, please email your...

Remembrance Day
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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is always a sobering event, which reminds us to remember loved ones who died during war. The boys were reminded always to look for ways to keep the peace in our world, so that we can avoid the atrocities that war brings. Thanks to past parent Craig Ballantyne, who played the bagpipes at...

Wetpups Golf Day
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Wetpups Golf Day

1 November – Wetpups Golf Day – Thanks We are most grateful to all who were involved with our very successful annual golf day. The funds raised contribute greatly towards our WPPS Scholarship Fund, which supports boys on scholarships from Grades 4 to 7. We are very proud to be able to give an opportunity...

2013 Grade 7 Reunion
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2013 Grade 7 Reunion

It was wonderful to see our 2013 Grade 7s and their parents return to WPPS for their reunion. The evening was filled with laughter, camaraderie, and catching up. It was a true reflection of the WPPS family culture. Good luck, boys, with your Matric, and don’t forget to keep in touch!

Prep Schools Cricket Festival
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Prep Schools Cricket Festival

In February, WPPS hosted the Prep Schools Cricket Festival. Ten schools from around the country took part. On the final evening, the players, coaches and headmasters were treated to a wonderful supper in the Stansbury Hall, and listened to our special guest speaker, Springbok rugby player, Dillyn Leyds (2005). Dillyn inspired the boys and encouraged...

Founders’ Day
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Founders’ Day

We came together as a community to celebrate our Founders’ Day. The whole school from Grades N to 7 was involved, as we were reminded how the school was started. Geoffrey Stansbury was at a party in England in 1912 when he met Sir Percy Fitzpatrick, who spoke passionately about South Africa and suggested to...