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Netball tour to Cape Town

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This weekend our U16 Netball team enjoyed a busy tournament in Cape Town where they played a total of eleven games. This served as fantastic pre-season training and the team improved with each game, showing moments of brilliance. Well done girls!

Joburg Odyssey on their way

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Yesterday and this morning, 15 girls and 9 boys from Brescia House and Beaulieu College in Johannesburg departed from our school campus, excited to embark on an 18-day journey of self-discovery – an independent version of our Oakhill Odyssey. We wish both groups all the best on their 328km journey! Follow their journey at Facebook

Outeniqua Derby Day

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The action-packed term of hockey ahead started this past weekend with the Outeniqua Derby Day. The games were tight and mostly evenly matched, with the better teams on the day walking off victors. Another exciting and enjoyable day of hockey! Results were as follows: Result Player of the Match U14A Boys 1-4 loss Ben Tyrrell […]

Aimee does it again!


Aimee Canny has broken yet another record! Aimee competed at the Swim SA Senior Nationals in Durban between the 8th and 12th of April. Her 4 x 50m Freestyle relay team broke the SA record by over 1.5 seconds to win gold. Aimee also won a Gold in the Youth Elite Division and a Silver in the […]

Letter from the Head of School – April 2019


[ Download letter as a PDF ] 12 April 2019 Dear Oakhill Parents and Friends The first term lies behind us and it is quite astonishing to note how much was learnt, experienced and achieved in the ten weeks it has spanned.  The next ten are excitedly anticipated, as the school calendar reveals that we […]

U13 Boys at Grey Tournament

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Oakhill’s U13A Hockey boys participated in the Grey Hockey Tournament last weekend, competing against some of the best hockey schools in the Eastern Cape. Our young team showed great pride and resilience against strong teams, and thoroughly enjoyed forming new friendships both on and off the field. Thank you Grey High School for once again […]

Liam Quinn 1 under par!

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Congratulations to Liam Quinn, in Grade 8, who shot one under par at a recent Southern Cape Golf Union tournament at Simola. Liam competed in the U19 A Division, and ended runner-up to the Junior British Open Amateur winner. A superb achievement!

College pupils in SA Biathlon Champs


A number of our College pupils competed in the SA Biathlon Championships in Port Elizabeth. Jessica Devine took part in the U19 category at this event, while Josie Bebington and Kate Tanner competed in the U15 age group. Josie finished 11th and Kate Tanner 19th out of 50 athletes. Well done girls!

Learning about nutrition

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We believe one is never too young to learn good life skills, and eating healthy is one such skill. Our Grade 3s were recently treated to talks and demonstrations by nutritionists Lucy Harvey and Geraldine Robson-Parsons. Both shared their food philosophies and discussed the importance of healthy eating. Lucy Harvey gave an interactive chat where the children […]

Grade 6 Core Skills Test

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Last term many of our current Grade 7 pupils received their certificates for the annual International Benchmarking Tests for English and Mathematics – IEB Core Skills Tests done in their Grade 6 year. As an IEB school, like most other independent schools in the country, we partake in the Grade 6 Core Skills Tests and […]

College Co-Ed Hockey Festival 2019

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Oakhill once again welcomed several schools to the annual Oakhill Co-Ed Hockey Festival this past weekend from Thursday, 28 March to Sunday 31 March 2019. Participants enjoyed a festive weekend with nine other high schools from the Western and Eastern Cape, as well as the Free State and Gauteng. All in all, a great weekend […]

Odyssey groups are all home

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The Oakhill Odyssey 2019 groups have arrived back home, and were joyfully welcomed by family and friends this week! Congratulations to all four groups on successfully completing the “journey of a lifetime!” See the full galleries of photos on our Oakhill facebook and Google photos pages below …   GROUP 1: 5 March – 25 […]