Oakhill Celebrates

Kade 2nd in SA for Body Boarding


Congratulations to Kade Howorth, in Grade 10 who placed second in a tight competition in the Junior Division at the South African Body Boarding Championships in Durban from the 2-6 October.  Kade represented the Eden Body Boarding Association and as a 16-year-old, has just moved into the Juniors from the Boys division, where he placed […]

Danni-May Competes at SA Kickboxing Champs

Danni-May Nel Kickboxing

Danni-May, in Grade 8, has recently started kickboxing and seems to be a natural.  In less than two years she has graded to a beginner, orange belt.  Danni-May  qualified at the SWD Kickboxing trials in George in March and was awarded SWD colours.  Danni-May has progressed to take part in the SA National Championships, reprsenting […]

Julian places 3rd in SA for MTB!

Julian Bunge_Western Province Jersey

Julian Bunge (Grade 8) has achieved an impressive national third placing during the holidays for mountain biking! Julian’s training and dedication throughout the year culminated in this superb achievement at the National Spur Schools MTB League Finals, held on the weekend of 8-9 October at Bekker School in Magaliesberg, Gauteng. The top 436 mountain bike riders […]

Aimee Qualifies for SA Seniors, Juniors & Youth!

Aimee Canny

Congratulations to Aimee Canny, who has recently qualified for South Africa Seniors, Juniors and Youth in the 50m breaststroke, as well as achieving a SA Junior time for 100m freestyle! Earlier this year, Aimee was also awarded one of the highest sporting accolades in the region, winning the title of Eden junior sportswoman of the year. This was announced […]

Liam at National SA Gym Games

Liam Hendrickx placed 8th in SA Gymnastics in Gauteng

Congratulations to Liam Heynderickx for recently competing at the National SA Gym Games in Pretoria, and ranking 8th overall for Level 4 Men’s Artistic Gymnastics, in the 13 – 18 age group. This highly competitive journey to reaching nationals began in August, when Liam came first at the Regional Men’s Artistic competition in Mossel Bay, […]

Sam and Challenge represent SA in Hockey

Sam Mvimbi and Challenge Gobo

Knysna and Oakhill School boast two SA hockey players this year with Sam Mvimbi and Challenge Gobo honourably being selected to represent South Africa. These talented and determined sportsmen were selected at the U18 Inter Provincial Tournament (IPTs) held in Durban in July, and on 2 October, it was announced that Sam would also be […]

Ballet Dancers Hannah and Dina Reach International Acclaim

Hannah and Dina (Copy)

Two young Knysna dancers who attend Oakhill School, Hannah Micklewood and Dina du Plessis, have literally danced across the world this year following their passion and commitment to ballet.  They have reached high acclaim internationally and “Oakhill School is incredibly proud of their significant achievements borne from hard work and commitment to their art form, […]

Shannon in Top Two Nationally for Music Exam

Shannon Amoils

Well done to brilliant Shannon Amoils for being awarded the UNISA Hennie Joubert Merit Award for coming in the top two in the country in her UNISA Theory of Music Grade 4 exam!

Excellent IBT Results

IBT Grade 3 and 6, 2016 certificate winners (Copy)

Congratulations to our certificate winners in the International Benchmarking Tests (IBT). These tests are taken annually in Grades 3, 6 and 9, and are set by ACER in Australia and managed by the IEB for independent schools in South Africa. The most recent results have just been released and indicate that we are continuing to improve […]

Congratulations Class of 2016!


Oakhill School celebrates the Matrics of 2016!  We are very proud of you! 50 distinctions at an average of 1,78 distinctions per candidate …. 2 candidates with 6 distinctions; 1 candidate with 5 distinctions. One student in the top 1% of candidates per subject nationally and we congratulate him wholeheartedly: Louis Maarsingh for Visual Arts Highest percentage in Oakhill’s recent history […]

Aimee qualifies for Senior SA Champs

Aimee Canny

Congratulations to Aimee Canny in Grade 7, who at 13 years of age has qualified to compete at the Senior SA National Aquatics Championships from the 3 -8 April 2017 in Durban. She has qualified in the 100m Breaststroke, in a time of 1.15.55 – over a second inside the qualifying time for the seniors! […]

Oakhill Performers Excel at WP Trials


On Saturday the 25th November the Oakhill Dance Team participated in the Western Province Trials for the Performing Arts in Cape Town. All of the team were chosen to represent the Western Province at the South African Championships for the Performing Arts in Johannesburg next year. Nicholas Thomson, Hannah Micklewood, Kristina Steward and Josh Smith […]