Community Involvement

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, […]

Interactors in action

Our Interactors have been very busy this term preparing the colourful infrastructure for the planting of a cheerful garden at Hlalani Creche in Nekkies. This has been an ongoing project spanning several weeks, and the Club looks forward to seeing the final product come together early next year. In between, they have also managed some […]

Knitted teddies for babies in need

Last week our Little Oaks children went on an exciting outing to deliver their array of teddy bears that had been lovingly knitted by wonderful moms, extended family members and friends. These cuddly and comforting toys are donated annually to local charity Babies in Need, who then take them to the Provincial Hospital for the […]

67 Minutes cleaning along our estuary

Earlier this term our College pupils committed to various Madiba Day pledges. Over the past few weekends, those students who pledged time to SanParks helped with their ‘CleanUps’ along the estuary. During the August cleanups, nearly 50 bags of rubbish and recycling have been collected! Our pupils have really enjoyed collaborating with our fellow Knysna […]

SRC Food Evening & Interact Fashion Show

Oakhill School’s 2019/20 Interact Club, headed up by Sophia Trollip and Richard Cross, delivered a very successful and entertaining Fashion Show on Friday, 23 August. Following the theme of the hit movie Mamma Mia, the show certainly proved to be even more of a hit with the local audience of Knysna parents and students! The […]

Spectacular Choir Festival

On Wednesday 7 August, Oakhill School hosted the long-awaited Choir Festival.  This community project was initiated by Oakhill’s music department with the aim of getting as many local schools as possible involved in collaborating and sharing the joy of music. Taking place at The Vineyard Church due to the large audience, the festival brought together […]

Meaningful LO Day

Today our College pupils enjoyed various meaningful sessions as part of our annual Life Orientation Day. These ranged from pupils completing a Crossfit workout to engaging in a workshop with the Knysna Basin Project. Andre Manders also spoke of his journey from being born blind, while Susan Agrella shared how she came to represent South […]

Interact Committee 2019/2020

This morning in College assembly, the committee that will lead Interact into 2020 was announced. Herb Hunter, Chairman of Rotary’s Youth Committee, presented our Interact Club with a Community Service Award for the excellent programme of activities during the past year. Congratulations to committee members Sophia Trollip (President), Richard Cross (Vice President) and Jessica Devine […]

Art in Action

For the past couple of days a number of our College pupils have had great fun painting table runners for one of the upcoming Oyster Festival events, a Craft Gin and Food Pairing at the Lofts Atrium on Thursday, 27 June. The pupils enjoyed getting creative with the theme ‘Is Gin from Juniper or Jupiter?’ […]

Tekkie Tax

Oakhill Interact’s support of Epilepsy South Africa’s Tekkie Tax fundraising campaign was a great success this year. Oakhill pupils sported their Tekkie Tax stickers and funky laces in aid of important welfare organisations, Epilepsy and the education sector. Their involvement also generated our own small share of the Tekkie funds which the Interact committee chose to […]

Active eco efforts

Grade 6s have been active eco-citizens protecting and learning about the environment this week. They enthusiastically assisted SA National Parks Honorary Rangers and other concerned citizens in their “Knysna Unlittered” campaign on World Environment Day clearing the pathways and Knysna Main Road of litter from Oakhill to town. On Oakhill’s Green Day on 7 June, […]

World Environment Day

Little Oaks celebrated World Environment Day today! Together parents and children made pledges of what their efforts will be to make a difference not only on this day, but every day! Mrs Greenbody and our exceptional storyteller, Mrs Thomopoulos visited to spread words, stories and songs all with an environmental theme. The main message “even […]

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