Oakhill Celebrates

SA win for Oakhill Dota2 Team

On Saturday, Oakhill’s 2019 Dota2 team represented South Africa in an action-packed test match against Namibia. The pressure was on for our boys as Namibia beat the Protea Epsorts Team at IESF’s 11th World Championships (Seoul) in 2019, and South Africa has been itching to even the score. Our Oakhill boys did the country proud […]

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Well done to both Gené and Chanzelee Viljoen for their selection to represent EDEN at the National Light Fishing Boat Champs, to be held from 22 to 27 March. Both sisters will captain their respective teams – Gené the U16 team, and Chanzalee the U21 team. Good luck for Nationals girls, we are proud of […]

Podium finish at triathlon

Congratulations to Jessica Devine (Grade 12), who earned a podium place at the recent SA Sprint Triathlon champs. Jess represented Eden and came third in the U19 category, and 9th overall. Well done Jess!

Winners at Kids’ Lit Quiz once again!

Local schools were exposed to world-class mastery at this year’s Kids’ Lit Quiz, hosted by Oakhill School on 17 February. The Kids’ Lit Quiz is an annual international literature competition for children aged 10 to 13. Developed by New Zealander Wayne Mills, the competition puts readers onto the stage and lets them compete for fantastic […]

Congratulations Class of 2019!

Congratulations to our Matrics! The Class of 2019 has achieved some wonderful results, both individually and collectively. The 2019 group have produced their best set of results in the FET phase of school, earning 1.98 distinctions per candidate. Furthermore, 47 of the 48 candidates achieved a Bachelor Degree Pass, and one candidate a Diploma Pass. […]

Equestrians excelling

Congratulations to our Prep and College equestrians who have excelled in recent events! Gia de Klerk (Grade 8) is currently ranked 2nd in South Africa and 1st in the Western Cape for show jumping. Sisters Zara and Catalaya Lurie are also jumping up a storm. Zara (Grade 6) has made the Western Province Youth Pony […]

Chelsea at Western Cape Champs

Earlier this term Chelsea Phillipson (Grade 8) competed in the SA Gymnastics Games held at the University of Cape Town. She represented the Western Cape team in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics level 6 and received full Western Cape colours. Congratulations Chelsea!

Eden Water Polo

Congratulations to all our College and Prep water polo players who have been selected for the U13, U15, U16 and U19 Eden Water Polo Teams! These teams will be training hard this term, preparing themselves for the SA Schools National Tournament taking place in Johannesburg in December.

Aimee makes her mark at Junior World Champs

Aimee Canny astounded all again at this year’s FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary held between 20 and 25 August. She represented South Africa in the 50m and 100m Freestyle events, earning 4th and 5th place respectively, just behind top American and Australian swimmers. The Junior World Championships are the youngest among the […]

Eden Colours for Oliver

Congratulations to Oliver Price who has earned his Eden Colours for cross-country mountain biking. To qualify for colours, Oliver had to place in this year’s Madibaz MTB XCO. The series consisted of four events, of which the best three counted towards a log point score, determining the series champions as well as Eden XCO Colours […]

Paddling all the way to Junior Champs

Good luck to our four College pupils who are currently in Ireland where they will be competing in the 2019 Canoe Polo Junior International Championships, from 31 July to 4 August. Grade 9 pupils Taya Hanton, Kyla Hanton and Jack Ligeti, as well as Joshua Smith (Grade 11), join six other Knysna students at the […]

Silver for Lily at SA Schools hockey finals

Last term we announced Lily Donnell’s selection for the Western Cape U14 Girls hockey team – a first for Oakhill! During the holidays, this team played six matches at the South African Schools Sports National Winter Games, which is run by the South African Department of Sport & Recreation, and was held in Durban this […]

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