Galleries: Prep School

Engaging in English …


Children from Chris Nissen, Fraaisig and Sunridge Schools enjoyed engaging with some of our Grade 7 pupils yesterday as they discussed books. The aim was to help them feel more confident and prepared for the Phendulani Book Quiz which Oakhill will host next Friday, 19 October. This quiz encourages second language English speakers to read […]

Lions Peace Poster Competition

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One of our budding local creatives, Tamryn Hewetson (Grade 6), achieved second place in the local Lions Peace Poster competition with her colourful work of art. Congratulations Tamryn!

FP Fun at Redberry Farm

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Last term the Foundation Phase enjoyed an outing to Redberry Strawberry Farm in George. Here they learnt many interesting facts about strawberries, with the highlight being able to pick and savour their very own juicy treats straight from the fields!

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 […]

Heritage Day at Woodmill Lane

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In celebration of Heritage Day, Oakhill music pupils delighted audiences with their wonderful music at Woodmill Lane. Oakhill’s band and marimbas, as well as individual items of trumpet, flute and vocals, filled the open-air theatre with entertainment for restaurant patrons and shoppers alike to enjoy.  

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Market Day at Oakhill


On Wednesday, 12 September, our Grade 7s had the opportunity to test their entrepreneurial skills to an eager market of Prep and College customers! It was a hugely successful day with great fun had by all, especially the Grade 7s who learnt more about themselves as entrepreneurs and how to make a profit.

Prep Inter-House Athletics

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Last week Bendigo, Jubilee and Millwood took to the fields at the OSC for our annual inter-house athletics events – long jump, high jump and shotput, culminating with sprints and long distance events on Friday. Well done to all pupils who participated, each earning valuable points for their houses. Millwood once again took the honours […]

Official opening of new cricket nets


Oakhill was delighted to start the cricket season with the opening of our new cricket nets on the school campus last Tuesday, 4 September. Cricket enthusiasts and supporters enjoyed an afternoon of action games and relaxed fun! Sincere thanks to all those passionate Oakhill cricket families who have made these nets possible by their kind […]