Student Talk

Prep Fathers’ Day Soccer Morning 2018


Oakhill Prep students had a blast last Friday at our annual Father’s Day Soccer event. This is always a highlight in June, with laughter and smiles in abundance! Many thanks to all the fathers, grandfathers and friends who were able to be there, and sincere thanks to Jo Tanner for capturing these special memories. See […]

Little Oaks Horses & Hats Derby

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Last night Little Oaks celebrated moms and dads at their Horses & Hats Derby. Parents and children alike had great fun at this family get together, sporting their hobby horses and participating in the fun races!

In memory of the Knysna fires


Today we commemorated the Knynsa Fires of one year ago. We honoured the day by focusing on the theme of rejuvenation, and our pupils took part in a few activities to mark the occasion. The Foundation Phase painted rocks for the Pledge Park community project, and the Intermediate Phase took part in a group art […]

Week of Rejuvenation


Oakhill’s school entrance has enjoyed a week of rejuvenation in the build-up to 7 June, when we will be commemorating the Knysna Fires. Our tuckshop has had a a revamp and now sports our logo and a sturdy, aesthetically pleasing roof; the guard and info hut is being renovated; and the new fencing and gardens […]

World Environment Day 2018


Today our Prep pupils celebrated World Environment Day being educated about plastic pollution and the importance of being mindful about plastic usage. Every child was encouraged to pack a lunch with zero single use plastic or foil, and the children also brought mugs and containers to the tuckshop for their meals and warm drinks … […]

Children of the World Day 2018


Last Friday Little Oaks celebrated cultural diversity across the globe at their annual Children of the World Day. Little Oakhillians came to school dressed as citizens of different countries, adorned with traditional garments and accessories. Everyone had a wonderfully fun morning learning about unique cultures through presentations, music, dancing, singing and last but not least, […]

Interactors paint up a storm!

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The Interact Club has been visiting a local crèche regularly during the last three terms, spending time with the children and getting involved in improvements and finding solutions for various needs. The Interactors recently finished off a painting project where many of the junior pupils showed great support. A lot of fun was had by […]

Exciting new MTB track at the OSC


The 5km mountain biking track at the OSC is progressing wonderfully! This has been a dream of Oakhill’s for a long time and thanks to passionate mountain biking parents and friends, the dream is to become a reality by the end of term. This track will be suitable to riders of all abilities, and of […]

Let’s Play Colour Rugby Festival

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Oakhill was excited to be involved in this weekend’s COLOUR RUGBY fixture hosted by Active Education at the OSC. This mini tag rugby festival brought together 100 children from four different schools in the area: Sunridge, Fraaisig, Thembalethu and Oakhill. The children all enjoyed a fun morning where they were first coached by Active Education […]

Oakhill dancers in the news …


Oakhill dancers in the papers today … Congratulations to Dina du Plessis (Grade 8), Celyn Godfrey (Grade 2) and Madison Starkey (Grade 3) on their superb achievements at the recent Ballet Dance Eisteddfod in Cape Town. Madison won three gold medals and Celyn received five golds as well as being the overall age category winner. […]

Having fun with robotics

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Pupils from IP through to Grade 9 have been learning coding this year, with the Grade 8 and 9 technology class combining this with an exciting robotics module. The Grade 8s have finally managed to code the Jimu Robots they built using the blockly coding platform. We are looking forward to the official robot dance-off […]

Making bridges with technology

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The pupils are flourishing and we are all learning a great deal as we progress in the area of digital technology, realising that exceptional teaching and learning is a journey rather than a destination. Students have to design then make models of a bridge to breach the Knysna Heads.