Old Oaks News

Oakhill Old Oaks ladies hockey team win Eden Senior League

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On Saturday 4 August 2018 the final of the Eden ladies hockey league took place at the Oakhill Sports Campus. Our home club, Old Oaks Knysna Hockey Club took on Glenwood Invitational (Glenwood House from George) who were appearing in their first final since joining the senior league 3 years ago. It was expected to […]

Sam’s TUKS team take the Varsity Cup title


Old Oak Sam Mvimbi scored a brilliant opening goal at the Varsity Cup final on 21 May and was congratulated with great excitement by fellow Old Oaks Tiffy Lellyett, Tammy Foyn and Ben Pama. Great to see that Oakhill spirit! Sam’s team Tuks went on to beat Maties 5-0 and claim the 2018 Men’s Varsity […]

2017 Matriculants studying overseas

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In addition to Rebekah Utian’s exciting American opportunity, another 2017 matriculant Bergen Pentz, will also be furthering her studies overseas, having completed her year with six distinctions. Bergen will be attending the University of Surrey in England where she will begin with with a foundation year and start a degree in food science and microbiology […]

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 […]

Caspar Lee pays it forward

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Oakhill School’s ethos of ‘joy of learning’ is evident not only in Oakhill’s proven track record for a holistic and well-rounded education of students, but also by the school leavers as they continue with much enthusiasm in their chosen paths. One such example is the world-famous Old Oak Caspar Lee. At the young age of 23, […]

Memorable farewell gift from 2017 matrics

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The matric class of 2017 have blessed Oakhill with a very special farewell and appropriate farewell gift. For those who may not have noticed it yet, stop by the circle at the school entrance sometime to appreciate this ‘values signpost’. Recorded on the signpost are ten core values this matric group associated with the education they received […]

Old Oaks giving back


Wonderful to see two of our Old Oaks, Caspar Lee and Josh Pieters, giving back to the Knysna community! Most will know Caspar and Josh as the world-famous YouTubers. Despite their fame, these two young men haven’t forgotten their roots or the importance of helping those in need. A great inspiration to all our Oakhillians!

Old Oaks Hockey – League Champs … Again!

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Congratulations to our Old Oaks Knysna Hockey Club for once again ending the season as Southern Cape league winners! Both games went to 8 second shoot out against York. Cold and wet afternoon but top class hockey.

Old Oaks Knysna Hockey Club wins League


During the September holidays, Old Oaks Knysna Hockey Club 1s won the Southern Cape League after going unbeaten throughout the entire season. Congratulations!

Old Oaks to visit with UCT Choir


Oakhill is very pleased to host UCT Choir for the Knysna leg of their Garden Route Tour in two weeks’ time – Thursday, 3 September at 18h30 in the Hall. We especially look forward to welcoming two of our Old Oaks who are in the choir – Talia Lifson (2012) and Kate Gardy (2011)! The […]

Jannah Ruthven exhibits at Knysna Fine Art


Twenty two year-old Jannah Ruthven is one of the youngest artists ever to have held an exhibition at Knysna Fine Art. Entitled “Die Hoeke van Kaapstad”, it featured the series of photographs she presented for the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus programme held earlier this year in London. She was one of ten […]