Galleries: Prep School

World Environment Day 2018


Today our Prep pupils celebrated World Environment Day being educated about plastic pollution and the importance of being mindful about plastic usage. Every child was encouraged to pack a lunch with zero single use plastic or foil, and the children also brought mugs and containers to the tuckshop for their meals and warm drinks … […]

Exciting new MTB track at the OSC


The 5km mountain biking track at the OSC is progressing wonderfully! This has been a dream of Oakhill’s for a long time and thanks to passionate mountain biking parents and friends, the dream is to become a reality by the end of term. This track will be suitable to riders of all abilities, and of […]

Let’s Play Colour Rugby Festival

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Oakhill was excited to be involved in this weekend’s COLOUR RUGBY fixture hosted by Active Education at the OSC. This mini tag rugby festival brought together 100 children from four different schools in the area: Sunridge, Fraaisig, Thembalethu and Oakhill. The children all enjoyed a fun morning where they were first coached by Active Education […]

Oakhill dancers in the news …


Oakhill dancers in the papers today … Congratulations to Dina du Plessis (Grade 8), Celyn Godfrey (Grade 2) and Madison Starkey (Grade 3) on their superb achievements at the recent Ballet Dance Eisteddfod in Cape Town. Madison won three gold medals and Celyn received five golds as well as being the overall age category winner. […]

Grade 6 IBTs confirm standards in English & Mathematics


Congratulations to our Grade 7 children who were awarded certificates yesterday for their achievements in the 2017 International Benchmarking Tests (IBT) in Mathematics and English. These tests are taken annually in the Grade 6 year and are set by ACER in Australia and managed by the IEB for¬†independent schools in South Africa. The most recent […]

Strong Oakhill contingent in U13 Eden Hockey Teams

Eden Hockey Representatives - Prep

A significant number of Oakhill prep hockey players have once again performed exceptionally well at provincial hockey trials this term, with 12 pupils going on to represent Eden at National and Regional Tournaments throughout South Africa during the July school holidays. Well done boys and girls! Our coaches Lumko Mart and Mechake Fanelo will also […]

IP Mothers’ Day Morning 2018

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Prep moms enjoyed a truly memorable morning of spoiling and love last Friday at the annual Mothers’ Day tea. As with tradition, the Grade 4s entertained moms with a heart-felt song, followed by the Grade 5s hilarious fashion show and then clever and caring limericks by the Grade 6 group. Our Grade 7s finished off […]

Prep golfing on the rise!


Some of our Prep boys have been enjoying the region’s golf offerings for the past few weeks as part of local Golf league, which pits our teams against other Garden Route school teams. This has been a fantastic opportunity to meet fellow children with similar interests, make new friends and to hone golfing skills. Our […]

Glenwood Derby Day 2018

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The annual Glenwood Winter Derby Day is always a fantastic experience for pupils and staff as it displays all the attributes of competition, fun, friendship and good sportsmanship. This year Oakhill and Glenwood shared in hosting the various sporting disciplines of rugby, hockey, netball, and chess, with the final day of hockey taking place at […]

U13 Co-Ed Hockey Festival

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Another fun-filled day of superb hockey on Saturday, culminating in a prize giving dinner and social in the evening. Thank you to all primary schools who participated in the Oakhill U13 Co-Ed Hockey Festival! Once again, Oakhill staff, parents, players and the wider Knysna community thoroughly enjoyed the visit, and we look forward to meeting […]

FP Market Day 2018

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Foundation Phase’s Grade 1, 2 and 3 pupils showed impressive creativy and entrepeneurial spirit at a very successful Market Day this morning. Offerings included home-made gifts, crystals, cards, plants, and many delicious eats and treats!

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 […]