Oakhill Sport

Congratulations Class of 2019!

Congratulations to our Matrics! The Class of 2019 has achieved some wonderful results, both individually and collectively. The 2019 group have produced their best set of results in the FET phase of school, earning 1.98 distinctions per candidate. Furthermore, 47 of the 48 candidates achieved a Bachelor Degree Pass, and one candidate a Diploma Pass. […]

Good luck Eden Water Polo teams!

Oakhill wishes all our representatives in their respective Eden Water Polo teams best of luck for the upcoming tours starting tomorrow in Johannesburg. We’re proud of you all and know that you’ll give of your best! Follow all the action on the SA Schools Water Polo website www.swpsa.co.za, or download their handy app  

Intermediate Phase Celebration

Last Friday, Oakhill’s Intermediate Phase enjoyed their annual year-end Celebration in a beautiful setting on the Oakhill lawns, overlooking the lagoon and Knysna Heads. An atmosphere of joy and excitement abounded as the culmination of a year of effort and hard work was acknowledged, with trophies awarded to outstanding achievers in sports, the arts and […]

Equestrians excelling

Congratulations to our Prep and College equestrians who have excelled in recent events! Gia de Klerk (Grade 8) is currently ranked 2nd in South Africa and 1st in the Western Cape for show jumping. Sisters Zara and Catalaya Lurie are also jumping up a storm. Zara (Grade 6) has made the Western Province Youth Pony […]

Eden Drawing Competition

Last Term some of the Grade 3s took part in the Eden Drawing Competition, sponsored by MareeLestate Financial Services. They were challenged to submit a drawing depicting who they would like to be when they are older. The creative pieces ranged from scientists and game rangers to teachers, pilots and doctors, among others. Many of […]

SA Mathematics Challenge

Oakhill took part in the SA Mathematics Challenge earlier this year. The 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 students to become empowered, independent, creative and critical thinkers. Each question is a challenge and therefore a question solved […]

Top Spots in Afrikaanse Olimpiades

  Several Oakhill pupils took part in the ATKV-Afrikaans Olimpiades for 2019. These are aimed at pupils from Grade 7 to Grade 12, and test technical language skills in Afrikaans. Three Oakhill College students did exceptionally well in the both the Afrikaans Senior and Junior Olimpiades – In the senior category Shanté Strydom (Grade 12) […]

Glenwood Water Polo Festival

On Saturday, 9 November, there was much excitement as eight Prep water polo teams travelled to Glenwood House in George to participate in an inter-schools water polo festival. These teams comprised of a total of 86 players from ages 10 to 13! The festival gave our development players an opportunity to measure their progress and hard […]

Chelsea at Western Cape Champs

Earlier this term Chelsea Phillipson (Grade 8) competed in the SA Gymnastics Games held at the University of Cape Town. She represented the Western Cape team in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics level 6 and received full Western Cape colours. Congratulations Chelsea!

1st Team Cricket update

Ten Prep boys have been awarded their 1st Team cricket caps. These boys have committed themselves to cricket throughout the season, and we wish them great success as young cricketers. We know they will make the school proud! On the College front, our cricketers continue to make Oakhill proud! The 1st team recently enjoyed a […]

Prep swimmers aiming high

Oakhill Prep has some young up-and-coming swimmers that may well follow in Aimee Canny’s footsteps one day! Rebecca Pitout and Adam Nurse, both in Grade 6, recently swam in the Short Course Champs for 2019. Adam came in the top three for his races – 2nd in 50m Freestyle and 50m Breaststroke, and 3rd for […]

Junior Proteas here we come!

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Noble, who achieved excellent results at the recent SMA Nationals held at Coetzenberg Stadium in Stellenbosch. Kaitlyn was awarded Gold for South African Champion KATA Age 14 & 15, and she also received silver medals for Kumite Age 14 & 15, as well as Kumite Open Champion Age 15 – 17. Once […]

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