Student Talk

Netball tour to Cape Town

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This weekend our U16 Netball team enjoyed a busy tournament in Cape Town where they played a total of eleven games. This served as fantastic pre-season training and the team improved with each game, showing moments of brilliance. Well done girls!

Joburg Odyssey on their way

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Yesterday and this morning, 15 girls and 9 boys from Brescia House and Beaulieu College in Johannesburg departed from our school campus, excited to embark on an 18-day journey of self-discovery – an independent version of our Oakhill Odyssey. We wish both groups all the best on their 328km journey! Follow their journey at Facebook

Outeniqua Derby Day

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The action-packed term of hockey ahead started this past weekend with the Outeniqua Derby Day. The games were tight and mostly evenly matched, with the better teams on the day walking off victors. Another exciting and enjoyable day of hockey! Results were as follows: Result Player of the Match U14A Boys 1-4 loss Ben Tyrrell […]

U13 Boys at Grey Tournament

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Oakhill’s U13A Hockey boys participated in the Grey Hockey Tournament last weekend, competing against some of the best hockey schools in the Eastern Cape. Our young team showed great pride and resilience against strong teams, and thoroughly enjoyed forming new friendships both on and off the field. Thank you Grey High School for once again […]

Learning about nutrition

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We believe one is never too young to learn good life skills, and eating healthy is one such skill. Our Grade 3s were recently treated to talks and demonstrations by nutritionists Lucy Harvey and Geraldine Robson-Parsons. Both shared their food philosophies and discussed the importance of healthy eating. Lucy Harvey gave an interactive chat where the children […]

Grade 6 Core Skills Test

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Last term many of our current Grade 7 pupils received their certificates for the annual International Benchmarking Tests for English and Mathematics – IEB Core Skills Tests done in their Grade 6 year. As an IEB school, like most other independent schools in the country, we partake in the Grade 6 Core Skills Tests and […]

College Co-Ed Hockey Festival 2019

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Oakhill once again welcomed several schools to the annual Oakhill Co-Ed Hockey Festival this past weekend from Thursday, 28 March to Sunday 31 March 2019. Participants enjoyed a festive weekend with nine other high schools from the Western and Eastern Cape, as well as the Free State and Gauteng. All in all, a great weekend […]

Odyssey groups are all home

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The Oakhill Odyssey 2019 groups have arrived back home, and were joyfully welcomed by family and friends this week! Congratulations to all four groups on successfully completing the “journey of a lifetime!” See the full galleries of photos on our Oakhill facebook and Google photos pages below …   GROUP 1: 5 March – 25 […]

U14 Girls win Kwagga Hockey Tournament

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Our U14 Girls team participated in the regional Kwagga Hockey Tournament held at Outeniqua School from 21 – 24 March. With their positive team spirit, hard work and Darren Kamfer’s superb coaching through each round, the girls won six games out of eight, drawing one and losing one. They advanced through to the finals, where they […]

Fun at Bishops for U14 boys


Our U14 hockey team had the opportunity to participate in the Independent Schools Hockey Festival last weekend at Bishops in Cape Town. Similar to the festivals that Oakhill host each year, this event was not about podium positions, but rather served as an opportunity for teams to prepare for the season ahead and build a […]

News from India and Scotland


While the Scottish and Indian exchange students have enjoyed a taste of Oakhill life, a number of our Grade 8s and 9s have been having a great time at Gordonstoun and Woodstock School. We look forward to them coming home soon and can’t wait to hear all the stories! Here’s some news of their time […]

Grade 10 Odyssey 2019

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Last week our Grade 10 pupils embarked on their Odyssey journeys! Seven years ago, the current Grade 10s were in Grade 3 when they watched the very first Odyssey group leave the flagpole and head off on their adventure. To mark the occasion in 2012, teacher Debbie Nicoll and the pupils created a banner with […]