Tribute to Lord Attenborough

Alumna Miriam Kingsley, head of the costume department for the musical CATS, pays tribute to Lord Attenborough (pictured with librarian Lucy Mensah and WK founder Michael Stern in 1999), who encouraged her to turn her hobby into a career. Read more.

Environment

WK students at Rhino Summit

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Five WK students attended a global youth summit at Umfolozi Game Reserve in KwaZulu Natal as part of the global initiative to save the rhino. To read more, click here. 

 

Community Service

Holiday Project at Mbuluzi 

WK students spent the last week of their holidays marking walking trails with carns in the Shewula Nature Reserve and the Mbuluzi Game Reserve.  To read more, click here.   

Music

Choir Tour to Johannesburg 

Members of the WK Choir shared their talents with audiences in the City of Gold. They also led and participated in workshops at a various schools. To read more, click here.

 

Alumni Impact

Ronny Mintjens

Besides teaching at our sister school in Hong Kong, former WK French teacher Ronny Mintjens now leads tours into what he believes is the misunderstood country of North Korea. To read more, click here.

WK Facts and Figures

  • 600 students from over 50 countries
  • 57 academic staff from 18 countries
  • 80% of the student body is African
  • 30% of students receive bursary support
  • 50% of IB students receive bursary support
  • 60% of students are boarders
  • Average IB score is 34 (equal to more than four A grades at A level)
  • Around 5,000 students have received a Waterford education to date