Galleries: Prep School

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) […]

U13 Water Polo Tour to Cannons Creek

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Oakhill’s U13 Water Polo Teams took part in the ever-fun Cannons Creek Tournament over the weekend and performed exceptionally well against some of the top schools in the province. Both boys and girls played their hearts out, with the girls making it through to a tough final against Wynberg Girls, narrowly losing 3-4. Congratulations to both teams for […]

IP Participate in SA Mathematics Challenge

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Grade Four to Seven students recently took part in the SA Mathematics Challenge – an independent assessment where questions are aimed at conceptual knowledge, the application of knowledge in new situations, problem-solving, reasoning, communication, and general mathematical thinking. It is important for our students to become empowered, independent, creative and critical thinkers and the SA Mathematical […]

Final Day for Matric Class of 2017

Last day of term and last day of school for our Oakhill 2017 Matrics! It is with much sadness but also much joy and excitement that we bid farewell to this great group of young men and women. Their school years have come to fruition, and the wonders and opportunities of the world soon await […]

Prep Kaleidoscope Arts Concert

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What a wonderful display of the Prep’s diverse talents in the Arts at the Kaleidoscope concert on Tuesday, 26 October! The Oakhill Quad was transformed into a colourful gallery of art from our Intermediate Phase students, where visitors could enjoy time perusing the varied pieces before the start of the show in the Hall. Here […]

Grade Ones Enjoy Fun Strawberry Outing


Last week the Grade Ones enjoyed a day at the Redberry Strawberry Farm. They learnt some interesting facts about strawberries and thoroughly enjoyed finding the biggest, juiciest, smallest or shiniest strawberry as they each picked our own. The children also enjoyed a fabulous ride on the train and a delicious lunch at the restaurant. There […]

Dancers Shine at PE Eisteddfod

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Oakhill is proud of all our dancers who took part in the recent Port Elizabeth Dance Eisteddfod. Annually, students from across the country are invited to compete in this highlight on the dancing calendar, and Oakhill learners certainly did both Oakhill and their respective dancing teachers proud. Nadine du Plessis (Grade 7), a dancer with Carmen de […]

Prep Father’s Day Soccer Morning

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Oakhill Prep students had a blast last Friday competing against their Dads at our annual Father’s Day Soccer event. This is always a highlight in June for both children and fathers, but unfortunately had to be postponed this year due to the fires.   A magical morning was had by all, with laughter and smiles […]

Prep Students Tops in Spelling Bee

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Oakhill is delighted to be the top English school in the Knysna Libraries’ Spelling Bee Finals held on the 26th August. Congratulations to the following Oakhill Prep students who were successful in their age groups: Daniel Arnold: First prize in Grade 4 Miguel Pieterse: First prize in Grade 6 Connie Chorley: Third prize in Grade […]

Prep Students Shine at George Eisteddfod

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Congratulations to all our Prep students who took part in the annual George Eisteddfod. This is the 8th year that Oakhill Prep has taken part, entering a total of 49 items, and achieving the following fantastic results: 20 A++, 10 A+, 14 A, 1 B+ and 2 B. Well done to all the students and […]

Oakhill Students Excel at Plett Eisteddfod


Oakhill was delighted to participate in this year’s first ever Plett Arts and Culture Eisteddfod. It gave our students the opportunity to experience the stage and to expose themselves to a wider audience in a friendly and uplifting environment. Our pupils did exceptionally well, and for the Gala event, ten items were chosen from Oakhill, […]

Spring Fling 2017

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Students from Knysna and Plett schools joined Oakhill Prep in celebrating the arrival of Spring at Oakhill’s Spring Fling held on Friday, 1 September. This annual dance was once again great fun and a wonderful opportunity for all Grade 5, 6 and 7 boys and girls to mingle off the sports field! Full gallery of photos […]