Protea House - WGHS Hostel

We offer weekly boarding only at Wynberg Girls’ High School. Our hostel, Protea House, is situated within the school grounds to ensure that boarders have complete access to all our school facilities and activities. The hostel can house approximately seventy girls from Grade Eight to Grade Twelve.


All boarders have single bedrooms, the rooms are quaint, wooden-floored and fully furnished. The atmosphere of the hostel is lively, modern and upbeat, and there is a strong sense of unity and warmth amongst the learners.

Catering Management

Protea House outsources its Catering Management, Cleaning Coordination and Procurement to Feedem, a Professional Food Services Solutions company.  Feedem looks at the youth of today providing nutritionally balanced meals daily for the active youth. Feedem have their own appointed dieticians, who assist and analyse menus upon request.

Hostel Staff

The hostel staff includes the superintendent, two house moms, several boarder mistresses, three study teachers, and the kitchen, cleaning and maintenance staff.

Benefits of Boarding

The experiences in hostel are skills learnt for life. Learners will develop a significant number of invaluable personal, social and leadership skills.

Supervised study on a daily basis.

All meals are provided from breakfast on Monday to lunch on Friday.

There are supervised outings, socials and fun events organised for,
and by the boarders.

Boarders must be collected by 4pm on a Friday, and dropped off between 4pm - 6pm on a Sunday afternoon or 6:30am - 7:30am on a Monday morning.

Our encourage our boarders to become independent, responsible, and mature young adults.

Hostel Fees

Weekly Boarders
(Sunday Night to Friday Afternoon)
The first term’s fees are to be deposited by the 12th January 2024 (total: R17,250).
Thereafter payment is to be received termly in advance at the start of each term.

After receipt of term one fees (as indicated above), the remaining three terms may be paid monthly in advance split as follows:

GRADE 8-11:
Payment may be split over 9 X equal monthly installments from February – October 2024
R5,750 per month
Debit order is the preferred means of payment.

Payment may be split over 8 X equal monthly installments February – September 2024.
R6,468.75 per month
Debit order is the preferred means of payment.

Payments may be made via debit order, EFT, Easy Pay or credit/debit card.



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