Galleries: Prep School

Grade 5 Camp at Ebb & Flow

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Excited and happy Grade 5s returned to school at lunchtime after a very successful camp at Ebb & Flow in Wilderness. This is the first time the school has used this venue for its annual Grade 5 camp, and both teachers and pupils thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful setting along the river, as well as the […]

U11 Rugby Tour to Clarendon Park

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Oakhill’s U11 rugby players took part in their first rugby tour this past weekend, participating in the Vodacom Clarendon Park U11 Rugby Festival in Port Elizabeth. The boys played with great heart, faring really well against tough competition from far larger schools. Their sportsmanship coupled with the love of the game was evident throughout the […]

U13 Boys Hockey Tour to Grey PE

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Oakhill’s U13A Hockey Boys participated in the Grey Hockey Tournament last weekend, competing against some of the best hockey schools in the Eastern Cape. Once again our boys were hosted by the Grey U13A team, allowing them to form fantastic friendships both on and off the field. The games were tight, with Grey A taking […]

Busy swimming holiday at SSA Champs


Oakhill’s College and Prep swimmers were busy swimming up a storm at the Swim SA Champs these holidays! Grade 8 pupils Connor Strybis and Alex Bridge, as well as Hannah Bridge (Grade 6) and Rebecca Pitout (Grade 5) swam Level 3 and achieved Gold (50m freestyle), Bronze (100m freestyle) and PBs respectively. Megan Robinson (Grade […]

Intermediate Phase celebrates World Book Day

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The Intermediate Phase enjoyed a belated World Book Day yesterday, and as with the Foundation Phase, they did it in style! From Gangsta Granny and BFG, to Wimpy Kid and Timmy Failure, it was wonderful to see teachers and pupils celebrating the joy of reading! The pupils also participated in an online inter-house book quiz which was […]

Foundation Phase Play – Magic in Me

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Foundation Phase children delighted audiences last Thursday and Friday night with their enchanting production – Magic in Me. This play touched on how special we all are … Do-Nothing Dale, a little picked-upon wizard, wants to know what her little bit of magic is. On her journey to find out, she meets people like the […]

Hannah makes WC athletics team


Congratulations to Hannah Bridge (Grade 6) for placing 7th in the country for shot-put with a new Western Cape record of 10.7m! Hannah Bridge, a Grade 6 pupil at Oakhill,  achieved this fantastic result at the SA National Athletics Championship in Paarl this past weekend, 16th to 18th March. Hannah been climbing up the ranks since her younger years, […]

FP Celebrates World Book Day

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Last week the Foundation Phase celebrated World Book Day in superb style! It was amazing to see so many children dressed up to represent a special story book character. Many enjoyed the “show and tell” of some of their favourite story books and they were treated to a very special mystery guest who read to […]

U13 Grey Water Polo Tour


For the first time ever, our U13 Boys Water Polo Squad attended the Grey PE water polo tournament over the weekend. It was a privilege to be invited to this level of tournament where we competed against some of the country’s prominent boys schools, including the likes of Grey, Bishops, Selborne, Rondebosch and SACS. Our […]

8th Chukka Festival continues to impress

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Oakhill School recently hosted its water polo festival at the ever-popular Knysna Waterfront Quays. Launched in 2011, this is the eighth consecutive year that the Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival has taken place for primary and high schools. Since its inception the action-filled festival has grown into what is fast becoming one of the not-to-be-missed sporting […]

Prep Inter-House Water Polo

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Prep students participated in two active afternoons of Inter-House water polo recently. A wonderful spirit and lots of fun as Bendigo, Jubilee and Millwood boys and girls battled it out in the pool! Well done to all who took part – it is wonderful to see how water polo is growing, and how older pupils […]

Grade 7 Leadership Camp 2018

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The Grade 7s embarked on a leadership camp earlier this term at Swartvlei in Sedgefield. Excitement levels ran high as the group immersed themselves in team-building activities, games and walks! All the pupils also had to pitch their own tents and make their own food, allowing the opportunity of independence and responsibility in their camping […]