Oakhill Celebrates

Aimee Canny to swim for SA

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Huge congratulations to Aimee Canny, Grade 8, for being selected to represent South Africa for swimming in the Africa Union Sport Council U20 Games, which will take place in Botswana from 7-16 December 2018. Team South Africa comprises 220 athletes from nine sporting codes namely: athletics (incl. visually impaired), basketball, boxing, football, judo, netball, swimming, […]

2017 Matriculants studying internationally

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Oakhill School’s ethos of “the joy of learning” is evident not only in its proven track record for a holistic and well-rounded education of learners, but also by school leavers as they continue with much enthusiasm and success in their chosen paths, whether in South Africa or overseas. Other than their excellent individual and collective […]

SA Mathematics Challenge

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Oakhill Prep Intermediate Phase students performed extremely well in the recent SA Mathematics Challenge – an independent assessment where questions are aimed at conceptual knowledge, the application of knowledge in new situations, problem-solving, reasoning, communication, and general mathematical thinking. It is important for our students to become empowered, independent, creative and critical thinkers and the SA Mathematical […]

Paul 25th in SA for Equestrian

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Congratulations to Paul Kotze (Grade 11) who has achieved wonderful results in equestrian eventing this year. Paul now ranks 25th in South Africa for the Junior Rider category. To be placed in the top 25 in the country is an excellent result especially considering that Knysna is far away from the major competition areas.

Kaitlyn to attend Sports Martial Arts Nationals

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Kaitlyn Noble (Grade 8) has achieved wonderful results in the martial arts discipline this year. She was once again been chosen to represent Eden in the Sports Martial Arts Nationals (Destiny) held in Stellenbosch at the end of September. Kaitlyn performed extremely well, taking silver in both the Kata and Kumite (traditional fighting) divisions and qualifying for […]

Eden Water Polo teams announced

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Congratulations to the following College water polo players who have been selected for the U13, U15, U16 and U19 Eden Water Polo Teams: U13 Boys Mark Canny Dylan Hemmes Jared Shutte Matthew Smith U13 Girls Hannah Bridge Lily Donnell Nina Fioravanti Kate Tanner Natasha Urbanik Cady Wales Jessica Edkins ((non-travelling reserve) U15 Boys Francois Hay Alex Hunziker […]

Excellent IBT results for Grade 9

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The International Benchmark Test (IBT) is an internationally administered programme of assessments to compare learner performance globally, between grades and over time. The International Benchmark Tests are set by the Australian Council for Educational Research. Oakhill writes IBTs in Grade 3, 6 and 9 for Mathematics and English every year. The 2017 results for the […]

Gold and Silver at U13 Eden Hockey League Finals


On Saturday, 1 September, both our U13A boys and girls teams competed in the A division of the Eden Hockey League semi-finals and finals that took place at the OSC, with teams from Knysna, George, Mossel Bay, Plett and Oudtshoorn all vying for the title of 2018 champs! Both our teams won their semi-final matches […]

U11 rugby and netball teams make KPSSS finals


On Saturday, 25 August, the U11 netball girls competed against Plett Primary at the Knysna High School fields, with both teams giving it their all to make through to the KPSSS finals against Knysna Primary. Although the girls lost in the final round, they showed wonderful skills, courage and exceptional behavior, and can be proud […]

DotA2 players make SA Protea Esports team


Congratulations to our College DotA 2 team members for being selected for the South African Protea Esports Team! This national squad consists of ten players drawn from the country’s top DotA 2 Esports school teams – Oakhill and Curro Klerksdrop. Well done to Lourens Kok (who is the Team Captain), Christopher Coetzee, Simon Shearer, Ryan […]

Coach Shakes voted Keeper of the Tournament


Congratulations to our sports coach and intern Mechake Fanelo (fondly known as Shakes) on being awarded Keeper of the Tournament in the Men’s Hockey IPT that took place in Pietermartizburg from 29 July to 5 August. Shakes plays for the South African Country Districts (SACD) Men’s Hockey team, which made it through to the finals […]

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 […]