Galleries: Prep School

Oakhill wins regional Kids’ Lit Quiz

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We were delighted to host our annual regional Kids’ Lit Quiz at Oakhill again on the 15th of February. Seven schools participated with twelve teams competing in a difficult, nail-biting competition. The knowledge these children have is daunting and the end results were very close, with Oakhill winning, Greenwood Bay School coming second and Plett […]

Water polo action at the Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival

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After an exceptionally successful and festive water polo for primary schools last weekend, we are looking forward to hosting high schools at next weekend’s Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival. From Thursday, 15 February to Sunday, 18 February around 400 participants from 21 high schools, comprising 30 teams in total – 15 boys teams and 15 girls teams – […]

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First Day of School 2018 (16)

A happy first day of Term 1 2018 with many memories in the making! Oakhill is excited to welcome all old friends and new … Little Oakhillians starting preschool, Grade 1s embarking on their first special day of “Big School”, Grade 8s beginning their exciting College adventure and all other students starting or returning to […]

Prep Inter-House Gala 2017

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Perfect weather and happy pupils created the ideal recipe for a joyous and successful Inter-House Gala on Wednesday, 6 December. The three houses entered into the spirit of the day and gave great support to all the swimmers. Bendigo was crowned overall winner for the second year in a row, with Jubilee winning the spirit […]

Intermediate Phase Celebration 2017


The IP Celebration took place on Friday, 1 December in a beautiful new setting on the lawn outside the IP classrooms. An atmosphere of joy and excitement abounded as the culmination of a year of effort and hard work was celebrated. Sports, cultural and academic trophies were awarded to outstanding achievers, and then all pupils […]

Foundation Phase Celebration

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For this year’s Celebration of the Joy of Learning, the Foundation Phase children payed tribute to the everyday real-life superheroes in our midst – the ordinary people whose commitment, compassion and service to others are examples of humanity at its finest … In the words of Alexa Frost, FP Academic Director: “Tonight’s message is a […]

Little Oaks Year-End Concert

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Little Oaks children delighted the audience last Friday with their year-end concert ‘Andy Astronaut’s Space Adventure’. With their beautiful costumes and colourful facepaint, the children had great fun playing all sorts of fantastic characters along the journey through space. What a wonderful way to celebrate the happy completion of another year at Little Oaks! See […]

Lions Peace Poster Competition

Jemima Wilcox-Jones artwork wins 3rd prize in the Lions International Peace Poster competition (Copy)

For the last 30 years Lions clubs around the world have proudly sponsored the Lions International Peace Poster Contest in local schools and youth groups. This art contest for children encourages young people worldwide to express their visions of peace. Represented in over 200 countries with around 1.5 million members, Lions International certainly has a […]

Superhero Grade Ones

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The Grade Ones have been exploring the qualities and characteristics it takes to be a “SUPERHERO” – Kindness, Strength of Character, Determination, Goal Setting and Putting Plans into Action, Teamwork, Putting Others Before Yourself, Humility, Grit, Resilience and Never Giving Up … Last week this culminated in the most magnificent day, where they enjoyed a […]

U13 Teams Win Water Polo League

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Congratulations to both our U13A Boys and Girls teams on winning the regional Eden Water Polo Leagues!

Farewell to the Grade 7 Class of 2017

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The Grade 7 class of 2017 recently gathered with their parents and teachers for their Farewell Dinner at Simola. This annual Oakhill tradition is a warm, personal and affirming evening that is always thoroughly enjoyed by all. The learners take pride in handing over personalised certificates to teachers who have taught them during their time […]

Knysna Libraries’ Story Writing Competition


Oakhill Prep students in Grade 4, 5 and 6 recently enjoyed creating their own special stories for the Knysna Libraries’ Story Writing competition. Oakhill is immensely proud of the following children for their awards at the ceremony on Friday 3rd November: Grade 4: Daniel Arnold (1st) and Rylee Bennett (3rd) Grade 5: Isabella Rodwell (2nd) […]