Student Talk

College Celebration of Excellence


A beautiful morning was spent on Saturday, 13 October acknowledging the achievements of our College pupils, in Academics, Arts, Sport and school life in general. Well done to all our students for a great year in the class and on the sports field! Special congratulations to all our award recipients for their hard work and […]

Farewell 2018 Matrics!


Friday marked the Grade 12s last day of school at Oakhill. There were plenty of fun and games, with a humorous and emotional final assembly where students awarded teachers certificates of recognition for a change! Class of 2018, we wish you all the best with your upcoming exams. May the Joy of Learning permeate all […]

Oakhill cyclists meet World Champ

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This morning our Oakhill cyclists had the privilege of meeting and conversing with 4 time world champion, 5 times Cape Epic winner and Olympic medalist Christoph Sauser. Swiss born Christoph, now retired from the international circuit, was fortuitously staying over at the OSC while racing a new international event in our area – Rainmaker Rollercoaster […]

Engaging in English …


Children from Chris Nissen, Fraaisig and Sunridge Schools enjoyed engaging with some of our Grade 7 pupils yesterday as they discussed books. The aim was to help them feel more confident and prepared for the Phendulani Book Quiz which Oakhill will host next Friday, 19 October. This quiz encourages second language English speakers to read […]

Lions Peace Poster Competition

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One of our budding local creatives, Tamryn Hewetson (Grade 6), achieved second place in the local Lions Peace Poster competition with her colourful work of art. Congratulations Tamryn!

FP Fun at Redberry Farm

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Last term the Foundation Phase enjoyed an outing to Redberry Strawberry Farm in George. Here they learnt many interesting facts about strawberries, with the highlight being able to pick and savour their very own juicy treats straight from the fields!

Learning through play


The Grade 6 pupils went on an outing to the Plett Puzzle Park towards the end of the term. They were split into groups and navigated their way through the 3D maze and forest walk. Problem-solving skills, cooperation and memory were all key factors needed! In the maze the aim is to make your way to […]

Knysna Libraries Young Writers Competition

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Oakhill is very proud of the recognition by the Knysna Municipal Libraries of Connie Chorley, Larissa Gould-Wagenaar, Victoria Still, Cassidy Winter and Arthur Seddon for their prowess in the Spelling Bee this year. We are also delighted with Jemima Wilcox-Jones, Mia Guccio and Daniel Arnold who were winners in their age groups of the Young […]

Heritage Day at Woodmill Lane

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In celebration of Heritage Day, Oakhill music pupils delighted audiences with their wonderful music at Woodmill Lane. Oakhill’s band and marimbas, as well as individual items of trumpet, flute and vocals, filled the open-air theatre with entertainment for restaurant patrons and shoppers alike to enjoy.  

Grade 4-6 Market Day


Our Grade 4, 5 and 6s followed in the entrepreneurial footsteps of the Grade 7s with their equally vibrant and successful market day. From innovative bird feeders, to plants, games and many delectable eats, and even a chocolate fountain … they were eager to market it all! These budding business minds embraced learning new practical […]

36-Hour Drama Festival

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College students entertained a full hall last Thursday night with their annual 36-Hour Drama Festival. This inter-house competition is an interactive experience involving every pupil, completely run by the pupils – in a time frame of 36 hours, they come up with a concept, write the scripts, direct the plays, design the sets and perform […]

Kaleidoscope Concert

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Last Friday the Music department, supported by the Drama and Art departments, hosted the Kaleidoscope gala concert to showcase the best work by Oakhill musicians, dancers, actors and artists. The event attracted a capacity audience of 530 people who were treated to a concert that could only be described as exceptional. Thank you to all […]