Founded in 1964, Westville Girls’ High School is consistently ranked among the top public girls’ schools in South Africa. Nestled in Durban’s suburb of Westville, the school boasts impressive facilities for its learners, allowing our young ladies to pursue a full programme of academics and extra-curricular activities.

We pride ourselves on our high academic standards and our approach towards developing well-rounded young ladies, who embody our motivating phrase of “Dignity in Diversity”.


Westville Girls High School is proudly associated with the World Leading Schools Association
"At the WLSA Foundation, we believe in the power of connectedness. We have done this by creating a strong international network that brings together students, educators and academic institutions."

Our great faculties

a brief overview of our faculties


Our unbroken 100% pass rate since 1991 has placed us each year as the best performing school in the Pinetown district. We have maintained a Bachelor pass rate of over 95% and it is this quality pass that allows the young women to attend University and further their studies.

Our learners are supported by a staff of highly qualified and dedicated staff who offer a comprehensive academic support programme. In addition, our learners are offered the opportunity to participate in a number of academic extra-curricular activities, aimed to extend their learning beyond the national curriculum.


Westville Girls’ High offers a wide range of individual and team sporting codes on both a competitive and social level. Learners are encouraged to participate in at least one sport each term and in our Annual Inter-house Gala, Athletics and Activities Days.


The school maintains a strong programme of extra-curricular cultural activities including Performing and Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Debating & Public Speaking. We foster the diversity of our learners by providing for religious and cultural groups.


The development of our country’s future leaders is a vital role of all schools. At Westville Girls’ High, the learners are introduced to the concept of “Leadership through Service”. Learners are offered many opportunities to serve their community through Interact (in partnership with the Rotary Club of Westville) and Eco Club.

Learners engage in service and leadership activities in each grade, including a solid Representative Council of Learners (RCL) and Mentor and Monitor positions in Grades 11 & 12.