Oakhill Celebrates

Aimee & Sophia at Eden Sports Awards

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Two Oakhill College pupils qualified as finalists for Junior Sportswoman of the Year at the 2018 Eden Sports Awards – Aimee Canny (Grade 8) and Sophia Trollip (Grade 10). Aimee and Sophia attended the gala event at the Oudtshoorn Civic Centre on Friday, 27 July, which was hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and […]

Hannah plays for SA in New Zealand

Hannah Verrier with the SA U16 girls team

Hannah Verrier (Grade 10) travelled to New Zealand in the July school holidays for the Pan Pacific Youth Water Polo Festival. Hannah represented South Africa as a goalkeeper in the U16 South African Girls team. This young team played two matches every day for two weeks – the first week as part of an U16 […]

Gold and Silver at 2018 SACEE Challenge

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Writing a book is one thing, but it takes a special skill to create a whole story in only (and exactly) 100 words! Oakhill students in Grade 6 participated in the SACEE (South African Council for English Education) competition and we are delighted with our results. Well done the following pupils for achieving certificates – […]

Oakhill students shine at Knysna’s Oyster Festival


Many Oakhill pupils, parents and friends participated in the various Knysna Oyster Festival sporting events during the July holidays, with a number of College students performing exceptionally well and earning podium finishes! The first weekend of the festival kicked off with the cycling events, where Julian Bunge (Grade 9) participated in the mountain bike race, […]

46 SWD/Eden Provincial Hockey Players at Oakhill


Oakhill is extremely proud of the 35 College and 11 Prep (U13) students who were selected to represent SWD/Eden at South African Inter-Provincial National and Regional Tournaments in Pietermaritzburg, Bloemfontein and George during the July school holidays. This outstanding achievement indicates an entrenched culture of hockey and a consistent trend over the past 4 years […]

Grade 3 and 6 pupils excel in benchmarking tests


Oakhill Prep Grade 3 and 6 pupils completed the International Benchmark Tests in English, Mathematics and Science towards the end of last year, and the results have recently been released showing that these learners have performed well above both the national and the international averages. The analysis shows that the overall scores are between 20 to 30-plus […]

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 […]


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