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Learning through play


The Grade 6 pupils went on an outing to the Plett Puzzle Park towards the end of the term. They were split into groups and navigated their way through the 3D maze and forest walk. Problem-solving skills, cooperation and memory were all key factors needed! In the maze the aim is to make your way to […]

Knysna Libraries Young Writers Competition

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Oakhill is very proud of the recognition by the Knysna Municipal Libraries of Connie Chorley, Larissa Gould-Wagenaar, Victoria Still, Cassidy Winter and Arthur Seddon for their prowess in the Spelling Bee this year. We are also delighted with Jemima Wilcox-Jones, Mia Guccio and Daniel Arnold who were winners in their age groups of the Young […]

Grade 4-6 Market Day


Our Grade 4, 5 and 6s followed in the entrepreneurial footsteps of the Grade 7s with their equally vibrant and successful market day. From innovative bird feeders, to plants, games and many delectable eats, and even a chocolate fountain … they were eager to market it all! These budding business minds embraced learning new practical […]

36-Hour Drama Festival

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College students entertained a full hall last Thursday night with their annual 36-Hour Drama Festival. This inter-house competition is an interactive experience involving every pupil, completely run by the pupils – in a time frame of 36 hours, they come up with a concept, write the scripts, direct the plays, design the sets and perform […]

Letter from the Head of School – September 2018


[Download letter as a PDF] 20 September 2018 Dear Oakhill Parents and Friends Spring has sprung, albeit mostly on the calendar here in Knysna! The change of season is an indicator that our planet has orbited into an exciting position in the solar system. Down South, there is an optimism around this time of the […]

Kaleidoscope Concert

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Last Friday the Music department, supported by the Drama and Art departments, hosted the Kaleidoscope gala concert to showcase the best work by Oakhill musicians, dancers, actors and artists. The event attracted a capacity audience of 530 people who were treated to a concert that could only be described as exceptional. Thank you to all […]

Beautiful and insightful Grade 10 English Cubes

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Our Grade 10 students recently completed a most creative and meaningful English assignment! An annual project, the CUBE is a multi-faceted, self-reflective exercise, aimed to merge their perceptions about themselves following the journey they begin on Odyssey. It allows students to think deeply about themselves in order to consolidate their self-esteem and self-belief. The confidence […]

Medals for U15 water polo teams at local tournament


Earlier this month, ur U15 Oakhill boys and girls water polo teams competed in the Glenwood Xtreme Tournament in George against some of the top water polo schools in our region and from Cape Town. Our girls team took bronze in the tournament while our boys were crowned as the tournament winners! This is an astonishing […]

Eden Water Polo teams announced

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Congratulations to the following College water polo players who have been selected for the U13, U15, U16 and U19 Eden Water Polo Teams: U13 Boys Mark Canny Dylan Hemmes Jared Shutte Matthew Smith U13 Girls Hannah Bridge Lily Donnell Nina Fioravanti Kate Tanner Natasha Urbanik Cady Wales Jessica Edkins ((non-travelling reserve) U15 Boys Francois Hay Alex Hunziker […]

Foundation Phase honours Madiba

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Earlier in the term, the Foundation Phase staged their tribute to Nelson Mandela which celebrated the 100th birthday of our iconic leader. The Grade 1-3 pupils treated the audience to a deeply moving experience as their production reminded us of the extraordinary life of Madiba and the values he taught us. The quality of the […]

Eden Spur Schools MTB Finals


Well done to all our mountain bikers who competed in the Eden Spur Schools MTB League Final that took place on Saturday, 15 September at Knysna Montessori. A number of Oakhill learners achieved podium positions and some outstanding times. Special mention goes to the following riders: Julian Bunge who won the Series with 45 points […]

Little Oaks delight with The Lorax


On Thursday, 13 September, Little Oaks parents and friends were treated to a charming rendition of Dr Seuss’ ‘The Lorax’. Our young performers delighted the audience with this light-hearted but cautionary tale with its critically important message – if we do not collectively take responsibility for the stewardship of the environment, then our own world […]