Galleries: College

Week of Rejuvenation


Oakhill’s school entrance has enjoyed a week of rejuvenation in the build-up to 7 June, when we will be commemorating the Knysna Fires. Our tuckshop has had a a revamp and now sports our logo and a sturdy, aesthetically pleasing roof; the guard and info hut is being renovated; and the new fencing and gardens […]

Interactors paint up a storm!

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The Interact Club has been visiting a local crèche regularly during the last three terms, spending time with the children and getting involved in improvements and finding solutions for various needs. The Interactors recently finished off a painting project where many of the junior pupils showed great support. A lot of fun was had by […]

Exciting new MTB track at the OSC


The 5km mountain biking track at the OSC is progressing wonderfully! This has been a dream of Oakhill’s for a long time and thanks to passionate mountain biking parents and friends, the dream is to become a reality by the end of term. This track will be suitable to riders of all abilities, and of […]

Oakhill dancers in the news …


Oakhill dancers in the papers today … Congratulations to Dina du Plessis (Grade 8), Celyn Godfrey (Grade 2) and Madison Starkey (Grade 3) on their superb achievements at the recent Ballet Dance Eisteddfod in Cape Town. Madison won three gold medals and Celyn received five golds as well as being the overall age category winner. […]

Having fun with robotics

Grade 8 Robotics (4)

Pupils from IP through to Grade 9 have been learning coding this year, with the Grade 8 and 9 technology class combining this with an exciting robotics module. The Grade 8s have finally managed to code the Jimu Robots they built using the blockly coding platform. We are looking forward to the official robot dance-off […]

Making bridges with technology

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The pupils are flourishing and we are all learning a great deal as we progress in the area of digital technology, realising that exceptional teaching and learning is a journey rather than a destination. Students have to design then make models of a bridge to breach the Knysna Heads.

Oakhill climbing up MTB ranks


Our Oakhill mountain bikers eagerly participated in their first race of the Spur Series this past weekend at Klipheuwel. Oakhill’s team is currently ranking 4th in the league of 10 positions. Well done to Julian Bunge who placed 1st in his category and Jessica Devine 3rd in hers. Other Oakhill participants Alix Pepler, James Devine, […]

Blending digital technology into our learning


We are enjoying the journey of blending digital technology into our learning, teaching and workflows at Oakhill! The Grade 8s have been busy studying blockly coding using’s CS fundamentals course.

Pit Produksies bring Afrikaans to life!

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Grade 12 students from Oakhill, Glenwood House and Knysna Montessori were again entertained by the theatre group Pit Produksies. The group dramatise extracts from Grade 12 Afrikaans setworks (novel and poems) in a most enjoyable and often humorous way. As always, the performance was captivating and brought literature to life!

Glenwood Derby Day 2018

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The annual Glenwood Winter Derby Day is always a fantastic experience for pupils and staff as it displays all the attributes of competition, fun, friendship and good sportsmanship. This year Oakhill and Glenwood shared in hosting the various sporting disciplines of rugby, hockey, netball, and chess, with the final day of hockey taking place at […]

3rd Successful Oakhill College Careers Day

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Oakhill School was exceptionally pleased to present its 3rd annual Oakhill Careers Day last Wednesday, 9 May 2018 with a variety of presenters from volunteer community members and tertiary institutions representing well over 40 careers.  These presenters shared inspirational career information with our youth.  Senior pupils from schools within the community were warmly welcomed, with Knysna […]

Anthony & Cleopatra College Production

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Oakhill was delighted to host the National Children’s Theatre Group this morning, who performed the matric set-work Shakespeare, Anthony and Cleopatra. This professional acting troupe wowed us two years ago with their production of Coriolanus. It was great to have them with us again, and very beneficial to the Matrics to see the text on […]