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Outings and adventures for Grade R

Our Grade R pupils have recently enjoyed some new and informative outings. In celebrating Arbor Week, they had great fun working with wood and building their very own bird feeders at the JB Furniture workshop. Further widening their horizons, they learnt more about reptiles of all kinds at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary in the Crags. What […]

Off to SA Maths Challenge finals


The second round of the South Africa Mathematics Challenge was written in July by 52 of our pupils who qualified after a successful first round. After this second round, two Oakhill students from were invited to write the third and final round, where 431 students from Grade 4-7 countrywide will be competing for top honours […]

Grade 7 Market Day

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This morning our Grade 7s had the opportunity to test their entrepreneurial skills on an eager market of Prep and College customers! Both classes have been working hard to make their own class product, as well as their own group products. It was a hugely successful day with great fun had by all, especially the […]

Prep golfers making great strides


Well done to our budding Prep golfers who participate in the ScratchGolf Monday League hosted by Knysna Golf Club. Special congratulations to those who won prizes for their recent achievements – Joshua Harvey came second for ‘Best Average 9 Holes’, with Daniel Patton and Liam Jefferies tying third for ‘Best Average 7 Holes’. Joshua Harvey […]

German exchange news


Our six Grade 9 exchange students – Simon Shearer, Holly Battell, Kyla Hanton, Taya Hanton, Djenai Piralla and Jodi Edgar – have safely arrived in Germany and reconnected with the German students they hosted in April and May. We look forward to hearing all their news! so Oakhill’s exchange programme started in 2013 when an […]

Grade 3s exploring colour

This term our Grade 3s have had much fun experimenting, discovering and learning more about colour in their world. As a special treat, Frank from ‘Tie-dye Warriors’ enlightened them on the art of tie-dye. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed his talk and demonstration, with the cherry on top being the opportunity to create their very own […]

Encounters with gentle giants

Grade 00 Outing - KEP (20)

The Grade 00 class at Little Oaks recently enjoyed an outing to Knysna Elephant Park to see elephants up close and personal. A moving and educational experience for all!.

George Art Eisteddfod

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Pupils at Oakhill Prep entered the George Art Eisteddfod this year with much enthusiasm and anticipation! Art teacher Rose Hobson was very pleased with the results and the positive way each learner approached the task at hand. The theme was “The world we live in”, and it was exciting to see how each individual interpreted […]

Letter from the Head – September 2019

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[ Download letter as a PDF ] 7 September 2019 Dear Oakhill parents and friends In the past week, as a school community, we joined hundreds of other educational institutions and millions of individuals in expressing our deep sadness and anger about the detestable endemic abuse of women and children, nearly exclusively by men. The reality of […]

Thrassing it out at FP Assembly

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Foundation Phase parents were treated to a colourful assembly yesterday morning, where Grade 1 – 3 pupils showcased THRASS®. Parents were enlightened on how their children learn to master the often confusing spelling of the English language, all in a fun and memorable way. THRASS® is a phonics programme that has been specifically designed to […]

New kit for talented cricketer


Gray-Nicolls has very generously sponsored JC Kolbee, recipient of the Barry Richard Cricket Bursary, with new cricketing equipment for the 2019-2020 season ahead. JC Kolbee is exceptionally grateful for the state-of-the-art Gray-Nicolls bat, thigh and shin pads, gloves and bag. He says he is super excited to open the season with the very special Gray-Nicolls […]

Dancing up a storm

Garden Route Eisteddfod (3)

Well done to our all our Oakhill dancers who recently completed a string of eisteddfods and festivals in Cape Town, George and Port Elizabeth. Prep dancers participating in the events included Celyn Godfrey, Madison Starkey and Maya Brown from Carmen’s School of Dance, as well as Emma Geldenhuys from Sidwell Roman School of Ballet. College dancers […]