Oakhill Celebrates

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, […]

Aimee Wins Prestigious Sports Award

Aimee Canny

Congratulations to Aimee Canny, who has recently been awarded one of the highest sporting accolades in the region, winning the title of Eden junior sportswoman of the year. This was announced at the Eden Sport Awards 2017 held in Riversdale on Thursday, July 27. Aimee has had an outstanding year in all her chosen sporting disciplines at […]

Sam and Challenge represent SA Schools 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 SA SCHOOLS U18 and U17 respectively.  These talented and determined sportsmen were selected at the U18 Inter Provincial Tournament (IPTs) held in Durban in July.  This is the second consecutive year for Sam […]

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 […]

2015 Matriculant – Dean Matter

Dean Matter (Copy)

Dean Matter is the epitome of the model Oakhillian. He is a true gentleman: sensitive, polite, courageous, considerate, creative, resilient and involved in a myriad of activity at the school. Most of all he is modest. According to our Academic Director, Sharon Brown: his calm, focused presence in his Matric year allowed his peers to […]