Oakhill Sport

Another successful U16 festival


Oakhill hosted its second U16 Co-Ed Hockey Festival this past weekend, following on from the success of its inaugural festival last year. Blessed with good weather, it proved to be another festive weekend for all involved! Eight high schools from the Western and Eastern Cape came together to enjoy hockey, interwoven with fun, friendship and […]

U14 DSG Hockey Tournament

U14 DSG Tournament (2)

This past weekend our U14 girls enjoyed some competitive matches at the annual DSG Hockey Tournament in Grahamstown. It was a wonderful opportunity to mix with a wide array of teams from top schools across the country, from Gauteng’s St Mary’s and St Stithians; to Cape Town’s Herschel, St Cyprians and Somerset College; and then […]

Spur Mountain Biking Event

Spur MTB League 2019 - OSC (1)

Well done to all our pupils who took part in the first event of the Eden Spur MTB Schools League this Saturday. It was wonderful to see our competitive mountain bikers out there, as well as those who participated just for the fun of it!  . Oakhill finished 3rd out of 11 schools overall, with […]

Paddling all the way to Junior Champs

Canoe Polo 2019 (3) (Copy)

Good luck to our four College pupils who are currently in Ireland where they will be competing in the 2019 Canoe Polo Junior International Championships, from 31 July to 4 August. Grade 9 pupils Taya Hanton, Kyla Hanton and Jack Ligeti, as well as Joshua Smith (Grade 11), join six other Knysna students at the […]

Silver for Lily at SA Schools hockey finals

Western Cape Hockey Team

Last term we announced Lily Donnell’s selection for the Western Cape U14 Girls hockey team – a first for Oakhill! During the holidays, this team played six matches at the South African Schools Sports National Winter Games, which is run by the South African Department of Sport & Recreation, and was held in Durban this […]

Woodridge Derby days

Woodridge Derby Day (108)

Hats off to all our College hockey players, coaches and supporters who braved the cold and wet on Thursday and Friday in support of our annual derby against Woodridge College. It was another wonderful interaction between our two schools, with the focus on participation, sportsmanship and healthy competition. Last term our Prep pupils also had […]

2019 Eden Hockey Representatives

Oakhill Eden Hockey Representatives - College 2019

Oakhill is extremely proud of our College and Prep (U13) pupils who were selected to represent Eden at the South African Inter-Provincial National and Regional Tournaments (IPTs) in Pietermaritzburg, Bloemfontein and Paarl during the July school holidays. Once again, our entrenched culture of hockey at Oakhill, grown from the Foundation Phase, yields its rewards for those […]

Viljoen sisters receive angling accolades

Oakhill school eden angling awards gene viljoen 2

During the holidays, sisters Gené and Chanzelee Viljoen received accolades at the annual prize-giving of the Eden Light Tackle Boat Angling Association. Gené (Grade 8) was awarded with the gold medal and trophy for Eden Top Junior Angler 2018/2019 (combined U16 and U21). She was also captain of the U16 team that represented Eden at the 2019 […]

Cape Town International Hockey Festival


During the holidays our 1st hockey teams participated in the Cape Town International Hockey tournament. This tournament draws schools from around the country, as well as from the UK and Nambia. The boys played 7 matches, winning 3, losing 3 and drawing one, with Rick Matter as Oakhill’s player of the tournament. The girls also […]

Amie and Cassidy play for Knysna Loeries

Oakhill school netball knysna loeries amie jenner and cassidy winter

Congratulations to Aimee Jenner (Grade 7) and Cassidy Winter (Grade 6) for doing so well in their club netball tournament towards the end of last term – Amie and Cassidy took part in the Youth Day Netball Tournament for the Knysna Loeries Netball Club. They played extremely well and their team managed a well-deserved third […]

Rebecca wins Eden Aquatics trophies


Congratulations to Rebecca Pitout (Grade 6) who received trophies towards the end of last term at the Eden aquatics prize-giving. The prize-giving was held on 8 June in George to recognise the top swimmers in the Eden District and reward them for their achievements. Rebecca received awards for all the freestyle, breaststroke and individual medley events […]

SA Swimming National Squad for Aimee

Aimee Canny (2)

National swimmer Aimee Canny is widely acclaimed and celebrated for her recent selection in the South African Junior Swimming team to participate at the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary from 20 – 25 August 2019. Following Junior World Champs Aimee and the SA Junior Swimming team will continue on to represent […]