Oakhill Celebrates

Aimee Canny achieves Olympic qualifying times!


There was more impressive swimming from Aimee Canny in the final days of the SA National Aquatic Championships in Port Elizabeth last week. Aimee finished the Champs with a total of 4 individual and 5 relay medals – 2 bronze, 2 silver and 5 gold. She achieved two SA Age group records in the 50m […]

Making waves at SA Water Polo


Congratulations to Hannah Verrier who has been selected as one of the four SA U16 water polo goalkeepers to tour New Zealand for the 15th Pan Pacific Youth Water Polo Festival in July! Sophia Trollip is one of two non-travelling reserves who will continue training with the SA U16 squad. The two Grade 10 pupils represented […]

Knysna locals SA Canoe Polo champs

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Four of our College students participated in the U16 division of the SA-Champs Canoe Polo competition during the holidays, where the local Knysna teams performed extremely well against strong competition from around the country. Our U16 Knysna boys came first and are officially the SA Champs, and Knysna’s U16 girls came third! Very well done […]

Aimee breaks another SA record!

Aimee Canny and he coach Grant Ferguson at Junior Nationals 2018

Aimee Canny, our local swimming star, astounded all again at the South African Junior National Champs at King Parks in Durban on the 21-25 March 2018, with multiple medals and a South African Record! Aimee achieved Gold in the 50m and 100m Freestyle with the fastest time across all age groups, and she beat the SA […]

Old Oak Rebekah wins prestigious art scholarship

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Oakhill’s top art student in 2017, Rebekah Utian, not only achieved six distinctions for matric last year, and a 92% average for art, but she has also recently been awarded the prestigious art scholarship at Kenyon College, Ohio in the USA. Kenyon College is one of the finest liberal arts colleges in America. Similar to […]

Old Oak Nicky wins Epic!


Huge congratulations to Old Oak Nicky Giliomee for winning the Mixed category of the 2018 Absa Cape Epic with partner Brennan Anderson! The Absa Cape Epic is the most televised mountain bike race in the world – an incredibly tough eight-day stage race that typically covers more than 700 kilometres of unspoilt scenery and 15 […]

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, […]

Josie to go to SA Biathlon Champs


Josie earned her place in the U15 SWD Biathlon team and competed in the Inter-Provincial Champs in Oudtshoorn on the 6th of March. She won a silver medal in her age category and goes on to participate in the SA Biathlon champs in Pretoria on the 31st March. Well done Josie and good luck!

College athletes through to WP champs

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Earlier this term our College athletes participated in the KPSSSU meeting at Knysna High School and performed extremely well in their different events. Competition was tough and the learners gave it their all. Four athletes went through to the next round in Oudtshoorn, where John Tanner and Charné de Wet were chosen to represent the […]

Oakhill wins regional Kids’ Lit Quiz

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We were delighted to host our annual regional Kids’ Lit Quiz at Oakhill again on the 15th of February. Seven schools participated with twelve teams competing in a difficult, nail-biting competition. The knowledge these children have is daunting and the end results were very close, with Oakhill winning, Greenwood Bay School coming second and Plett […]

Aimee breaks SA freestyle record

Aimee Canny breaks SA record

Huge congratulations to Aimee Canny in Grade 8, who broke the SA Age Group record for 14 year olds in the 100m Freestyle this weekend. Aimee competed at the GrandPrix Gala in Stellenbosch, and came 4th overall in the finals. Aimee also got to photograph with her swimming hero Cameron van der Burgh.

Three prep athletes to compete for WC colours

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Three Oakhill Prep athletes performed very well after selection to participate in the annual Eden District Athletics Championship in Oudtshoorn this past weekend. Hannah Bridge (U12) was placed 1st in shotput, Chanelle Barnard (U13) placed 2nd in the 1500m distance run and Coel Trollip (U11) came 3rd in long jump. They have qualified to represent […]