Galleries: Prep School

U13 Boys at Grey Tournament

U13 Grey Hockey Tour 2019 (3)

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. Our young team showed great pride and resilience against strong teams, and thoroughly enjoyed forming new friendships both on and off the field. Thank you Grey High School for once again […]

Learning about nutrition

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We believe one is never too young to learn good life skills, and eating healthy is one such skill. Our Grade 3s were recently treated to talks and demonstrations by nutritionists Lucy Harvey and Geraldine Robson-Parsons. Both shared their food philosophies and discussed the importance of healthy eating. Lucy Harvey gave an interactive chat where the children […]

Grade 6 Core Skills Test

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Last term many of our current Grade 7 pupils received their certificates for the annual International Benchmarking Tests for English and Mathematics – IEB Core Skills Tests done in their Grade 6 year. As an IEB school, like most other independent schools in the country, we partake in the Grade 6 Core Skills Tests and […]

Celebrating Prep Swimming


Prep swimmers have enjoyed a great term! The relay galas were a wonderful way to end the season on a fun note, and our Junior League swimmers also participated in the Eden Aquatics Championships. These swimmers have been training exceptionally hard, taking part in four individual galas this season. The final champs were a great […]

World Book Day

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On 7 March the Prep School celebrated World Book Day in superb style! It was amazing to see so many children dressed up to represent a special storybook character. Many enjoyed the “show and tell” of some of their favourite books and the lower grades were delighted to have the older children read stories to […]

WC & SA Champs here we come!


Congratulations to our Prep and College pupils who are excelling in their chosen fields of athletics! Josie Bebington (Grade 9) made the Eden team to run the 1500m in Paarl at the Western Cape School Champs. Here she ran her personal best time of 5:29:00! Bayley Smuts (Grade 7) also made the Eden team and […]

Grade 6 to SciFest Africa

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Grade 6 students went on their annual camp to Scifest Africa in Grahamstown from 5-8 March. They were entertained with some wonderful world-class science experiments, shows and workshops, including an incredible laser show. They certainly came back inspired with new science knowledge and enthusiasm!

9th Chukka Festival a resounding success

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

Happy Birthday Oakhill!


Oakhill celebrates its 27th birthday today! Whilst there were no official festivities, pupils and staff followed the annual tradition and enjoyed ice-creams on campus this morning to mark the occasion. Oakhill Prep pupils were also treated to a unique presentation in assembly  – an amalgamation of past photos showing Oakhill’s journey from its humble start in […]

Fruit Salad Friday for FP

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Last week, the Grade 3s enjoyed a Fun Fruit Salad Friday. As part of our theme: “Happy Healthy Me”, groups were tasked to collaborate, plan and create a healthy, colourful fruit salad. This multi-sensory project helped pupils develop and practice their self-help skills. Fun was certainly had by all and they thoroughly enjoyed the “fruits” […]

Team Oakhill 2nd in National Lit Quiz

Kids Lit Quiz Nationals 2019 (3)

Oakhill School’s Kids’ Lit Quiz team attended the event’s National Finals at Roedean School in Johannesburg on Saturday, 23 February. The dynamic team of Mia Guccio, Victoria Still, Jemima Wilcox-Jones and Liam Nelson came second (by only one point) to St John’s, putting Knysna on the map as a literary force to be reckoned with! The […]

Oakhill wins again in regional Lit Quiz

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Oakhill hosted the regional Kids’ Lit Quiz this week. For the 8th year we warmly greeted Wayne Mills and his wife who come all the way from New Zealand (via numerous other countries) to their smallest area in the world to conduct the quiz. Six other schools from George to Plettenberg Bay joined us for […]