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Oakhill wins again in regional Lit Quiz

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Oakhill hosted the regional Kids’ Lit Quiz this week. For the 8th year we warmly greeted Wayne Mills and his wife who come all the way from New Zealand (via numerous other countries) to their smallest area in the world to conduct the quiz. Six other schools from George to Plettenberg Bay joined us for […]

Cricket team makes T20 quarter finals

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Congratulations to Oakhill’s 1st XI cricket team for making it through to the T20 quarter finals. Our boys displayed brilliant bowling and fielding, but unfortunately our batting wasn’t enough to beat Langenhoven Gimnasium. The 1st team have had a great season with some fantastic matches against our Eden schools. Oakhill wishes all semi-finalists good luck […]

Valentine’s Day fun!

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There was much Valentine’s Day excitement on campus for Valentine’s Day! The whole school got to dress up in civvies, with College pupils delivering roses to and from secret admirers. In the Foundation Phase the children had great fun dressing up for the occasion in red, pink and white, and then posing for the camera […]

Chukka Festival Fever

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There is great excitement in Knysna as water polo players from a wide range of schools from across South Africa, by invitation of Oakhill School, visit our beautiful town for the annual Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival – now in its ninth year. The continued support from Knysna Waterfront Quays and local businesses is overwhelming and together Oakhill […]

Grade 7 Leadership Camp

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The Grade 7s embarked on a leadership camp earlier this term at Swartvlei in Sedgefield. Excitement levels ran high as the group immersed themselves in team-building activities, games and walks. All the pupils also had to pitch their own tents and make their own food, allowing the opportunity of independence and responsibility in their camping […]

Josie and Jess ranked top Eden Biathletes

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Josie Bebington (Grade 9) and Jess Devine (Grade 11) recently competed in the Highgate Inter-Provincial Biathlon Event in Oudtshoorn. Josie finished 6th in the u15 Girls category, with a Run time of 03:31.88 and a Swim time of 01:15.04, while Jess finished, 5th overall in the u17 Girls category with a Run time of 03:21.87 and a Swim time […]

Interact Beach Cleanup

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The Oakhill Interact Club, led by Mrs Fourie and a group of Grade 11 students, recently embarked on a beach cleanup with the Grade 8s. The blustering wind couldn’t deter the spirit as all got enthusiastically involved in cleaning up the beach between Brenton-on-Sea and Buffalo Bay!

Reddam Water Polo Tour

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The U13 boys and girls squad players attended the Reddam Action Waterpolo tournament in Cape Town. Both teams put in a phenomenal effort against tough opposition. The girls managed to reach the playoffs only to be only marginally beaten by Rhenish. In the words of a proud parent: “The teams not only did credit to […]

FP Fun at Adventureland

Last Friday our Foundation Phase children and teachers embraced a fun-filled “getting to know each other” outing at Adventure Land. Smiles and laughter abounded as they slipped and slid on a beautiful summer’s day. A wonderful way to start the year and for pupils new and old to connect!

College Inter-House Swimming and Athletics

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On Thursday, 24 January and Friday, 25 January, Oakhill College pupils enjoyed their annual Inter-House Gala and Athletics Day. The three houses arrived in full force, cheering and displaying fabulous spirit. The athletes gave their all in both the pool and on the field, with a number of records broken and some tightly contested races. The fun […]

Careers Day 2019

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College pupils enjoyed an exciting morning at this year’s fourth annual Careers Day. With over 60 guest speakers and representatives from different tertiary institutions, pupils were spoilt for choice. A wonderful opportunity for Oakhill and visiting students to explore various interests and avenues to pursue their dreams. Sincere thanks to all the contributing speakers and exhibitors […]

First Day of School

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Wishing all our pupils a happy first day of school today! Special welcome to all Grade 000s starting Pre-Prep this year, the Grade 1s joining us in ‘Big School’ for the first time, as well as the new Grade 8s embarking on their College journey … To old and new pupils joining us in other […]



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