Galleries: College

36-Hour Drama Festival

36 Hour Drama 2019 (2)

Last night a full hall was entertained by our College pupils showcasing the culmination of 36 hours of intense preparation – coming up with concepts for the plays, writing the scripts, directing the plays, designing the sets and finally, performing on stage. This annual Inter-House competition is an interactive experience involving every pupil and completely […]

Art in Action

6 Art in Action (5) (Copy)

For the past couple of days a number of our College pupils have had great fun painting table runners for one of the upcoming Oyster Festival events, a Craft Gin and Food Pairing at the Lofts Atrium on Thursday, 27 June. The pupils enjoyed getting creative with the theme ‘Is Gin from Juniper or Jupiter?’ […]

Anelia Schutte’s ‘For the People’


Yesterday our College pupils were privileged to listen to Anelia Schutte talk about her new book based on her childhood in Knysna during the apartheid era. Her book, For the People, is written through the eyes of Anelia’s mother, Owéna – a white woman who worked tirelessly for the black people of Knysna and found […]

Fun with robots

Oakhill Grade 8 Robotics (1)

Before the exams, the Grade 8s had the opportunity to fully engage with the final steps in putting together their robots for coding. Each group received an interactive building block robotics kit that empowers them to create and programme their own robots. Along the way, they engaged in powerful hands-on learning in STEM (Science, Technology, […]

SA Swimming National Squad for Aimee

Aimee Canny (2)

National swimmer Aimee Canny is widely acclaimed and celebrated for her recent selection in the South African Junior Swimming team to participate at the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary from 20 – 25 August 2019. Following Junior World Champs Aimee and the SA Junior Swimming team will continue on to represent […]

Eden Tennis Stars


Congratulations to Tessa Mičić and Matthew Loon on their selection to represent Eden Tennis in the Interprovincial Tournament against Northern Cape and Eastern Province this coming weekend! Their well-deserved selection reflects their dedication to the game and hard-earned abilities. Well done to Matthew who will be representing the Eden U14 tennis team and to Tessa […]

Gratitude on Green Day

Oakhill Green Day 2019 (1)

On Friday 7 June Oakhill commemorated the Knysna Fires of 2017 by “Going Green” and focusing on the renewal and regrowth that has happened since the fires as well as re-committing ourselves to caring for and appreciating our wonderful environment. During the course of the week, pupils had numerous opportunities to address environmental issues as […]

Tekkie Tax

Interact Tekkie Tax (1)

Oakhill Interact’s support of Epilepsy South Africa’s Tekkie Tax fundraising campaign was a great success this year. Oakhill pupils sported their Tekkie Tax stickers and funky laces in aid of important welfare organisations, Epilepsy and the education sector. Their involvement also generated our own small share of the Tekkie funds which the Interact committee chose to […]

Fun with pen and ink

Oakhill Grade 9 Art (1)

Our Grade 9 pupils have been learning more about the techniques of pen and ink drawing. They have produced some stunning pieces and we look forward to following the creations that are going to be emerging from the College art room this year! .

Jess wins Meiringspoort run


Congratulations to Jessica Devine in Grade 11 who was the first lady home in the recent 9,5km Meiringspoort Trail Run. Jess only began running competitively last year, and has quickly proven herself to be a serious contender. The same event last year May was actually her inaugural train run. Well done Jess!

College International Benchmark Tests

College IBT Results

The current Grade 10s wrote the International Benchmark Tests (IBTs) in Mathematics and English while they were in Grade 9 in November 2018. These tests are set by the Australian Council for Educational Research and compares us to all the pupils who wrote this test in South Africa (around 4 000) and internationally (between 6 […]

German and Argentinian Exchanges

German Exchange Students 2019

This week marks the last few days for our six German exchange students from Gymnasium am Deutenberg. They have slotted into Oakhill life beautifully and have thoroughly enjoyed their experience of our school and Knysna. Catalina from Cordoba in Argentina stays with us for a few weeks longer until the end of term, at which […]