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Fierce rivalry at Glenwood Xtreme

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On Friday and Saturday our U15 water polo teams competed in the Glenwood Xtreme Tournament in George. Here they faced top water polo schools from our region, as well as from Cape Town and the Eastern Cape. Both our teams advanced through each stage to reach the finals against Glenwood. As always, the games against […]

1sts at Final Spur Mountain Biking Event


A beautiful sunny day marked the final event of the Eden Spur MTB Schools League at Knysna Montessori. Well done to all our riders who participated, and congratulations to those who placed in the top 5. Julian Bunge came 1st in the Youth Men division, and Oliver Price 4th. Jess Devine once again won the […]

3rd in Lions Peace Poster Contest

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Congratulations to our talented Prep artists who participated in this year’s Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest. Aspiring young artists worldwide were challenged to give their creative interpretation of the theme ‘The Journey of Peace’. One of our budding creatives, Erin Fietze, took third place in the local competition with her colourful and considered poster. For […]

Outings and adventures for Grade R

Our Grade R pupils have recently enjoyed some new and informative outings. In celebrating Arbor Week, they had great fun working with wood and building their very own bird feeders at the JB Furniture workshop. Further widening their horizons, they learnt more about reptiles of all kinds at Lawnwood Snake Sanctuary in the Crags. What […]

Off to SA Maths Challenge finals


The second round of the South Africa Mathematics Challenge was written in July by 52 of our pupils who qualified after a successful first round. After this second round, two Oakhill students from were invited to write the third and final round, where 431 students from Grade 4-7 countrywide will be competing for top honours […]

Grade 7 Market Day

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This morning our Grade 7s had the opportunity to test their entrepreneurial skills on an eager market of Prep and College customers! Both classes have been working hard to make their own class product, as well as their own group products. It was a hugely successful day with great fun had by all, especially the […]

Prep golfers making great strides


Well done to our budding Prep golfers who participate in the ScratchGolf Monday League hosted by Knysna Golf Club. Special congratulations to those who won prizes for their recent achievements – Joshua Harvey came second for ‘Best Average 9 Holes’, with Daniel Patton and Liam Jefferies tying third for ‘Best Average 7 Holes’. Joshua Harvey […]

German exchange news


Our six Grade 9 exchange students – Simon Shearer, Holly Battell, Kyla Hanton, Taya Hanton, Djenai Piralla and Jodi Edgar – have safely arrived in Germany and reconnected with the German students they hosted in April and May. We look forward to hearing all their news! so Oakhill’s exchange programme started in 2013 when an […]

Grade 3s exploring colour

This term our Grade 3s have had much fun experimenting, discovering and learning more about colour in their world. As a special treat, Frank from ‘Tie-dye Warriors’ enlightened them on the art of tie-dye. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed his talk and demonstration, with the cherry on top being the opportunity to create their very own […]

Encounters with gentle giants

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The Grade 00 class at Little Oaks recently enjoyed an outing to Knysna Elephant Park to see elephants up close and personal. A moving and educational experience for all!.

George Art Eisteddfod

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Pupils at Oakhill Prep entered the George Art Eisteddfod this year with much enthusiasm and anticipation! Art teacher Rose Hobson was very pleased with the results and the positive way each learner approached the task at hand. The theme was “The world we live in”, and it was exciting to see how each individual interpreted […]

Letter from the Head – September 2019

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[ Download letter as a PDF ] 7 September 2019 Dear Oakhill parents and friends In the past week, as a school community, we joined hundreds of other educational institutions and millions of individuals in expressing our deep sadness and anger about the detestable endemic abuse of women and children, nearly exclusively by men. The reality of […]