Student Talk

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, or download their handy app  

Festive Inter-House Gala

Perfect weather and happy pupils created the ideal recipe for a joyous and successful Inter-House Gala yesterday. The three houses entered into the spirit of the day and gave great support to all the swimmers, with Millwood taking the honours once again. A joyous and fun way to end off the term!

De Villiers family farewell

It was a beautiful afternoon on our campus yesterday as we bid a fond farewell to Head of School Jannie de Villiers and his family. The fun food-truck-fare and musical tunes by Lani Groves created a wonderfully festive atmosphere where pupils, parents and staff alike enjoyed a meaningful evening socialising and celebrating. Thank you to […]

The Joy of Giving

The making of eco-bricks has become a firmly entrenched habit here at Oakhill, and we always look forward to donating them and seeing the many useful items created! Recently, volunteers from Edge of Africa  – a hands-on volunteer programme based in Knysna – sent us photos of the stools, bed and playhouse created for Eyethu […]

Grade 11 leadership camp

Over the last few days our Grade 11 pupils have been enjoying a leadership camp in Oudtshoorn, run by the Team Building Institute. Through a process of various activities and conversations, the pupils have had the opportunity to reflect and set their goals for their final year ahead, both individually and as a group. Thanks […]

Fun and festive Christmas Market

There was plenty of festive Christmas cheer on Sunday at the Lofts in Thesen Islands! Oakhill’s annual Christmas Market was once again a great event, where the venue, weather and array of goods on offer all combined to create the most successful and enjoyable Matric Dance fundraiser. Sincere thanks to everyone who supported the Market, […]

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 […]

Foundation Phase Celebration

On Thursday evening our Grade 1 to 3 pupils attended their annual Celebration of the Joy of Learning. This year’s theme was festivals, with the proceedings encompassing the varied celebrations that take place around the world, across our many different cultures and religions. These festivities were delightfully shared with the audience through colourful song and […]

Go well 2019 Matrics

Our Grade 12s officially finished writing their IEB exams yesterday! In keeping with tradition, this was celebrated with a final tea in the St George’s gardens, where teachers had the opportunity to bid them a final farewell. Well done 2019 Matrics, we are proud of you! We extend our fondest wishes for this new chapter […]

Exciting Grade 5 Camp

Earlier this month, the Grade 5 class enjoyed an exciting school camp. They first visited the Diaz Museum and water park in Mossel Bay, before heading off to Oudtshoorn where they stayed at beautiful De Hoek Mountain Resort. Highlights of the trip included the Cango Caves, Wilgewandel, an ostrich farm and last, but not least, […]

More Ingwe Adventures

Our Grade 9 group also had the ultimate camp experience at Ingwe. From paddling the Keurbooms river and enjoying a hearty picnic, to Robberg and bush hikes and various rewarding team building activities, the pupils had a blast! One of the many highlights was learning to play the African djembe drum.  

Grade 4s visit Steenbok Park

Our Grade 4 group recently visited the Steenbok Nature Reserve on Leisure Isle, where the children were taken on a guided walk exploring the beauty of Leisure Isle – its fauna, flora, history and the very special Knysna Dwarf Chameleon. Many thanks to The Friends of Steenbok Nature Reserve for the interesting tour!

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