Galleries: Little Oaks

Fathers’ Week

Fathers Day 2019 (3)

Always a highlight on the calendar, the week preceding Father’s Day is filled with very special moments with dads and their children. The popular Dads’ Breakfast was a warm and congenial event on Tuesday 11 June, following in the tradition of many hearty breakfasts at Knysna Hollow. On Thursday 13 June, Little Oaks celebrated Father’s […]

Into Space

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Aspiring astronauts prepared for blast off this week as they headed into space in their darkened classroom, paired with their sunglasses and torch! The Grade 00s had to fasten their seatbelts as they surfed the milky way to the moon and back … crossing paths with all the planets and stars out and beyond!

Owl encounters

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Grade R children were fortunate to have a visit from Andrew with his Spotted Eagle Owl called Vincent. Andrew has a rehabilitation centre in Sedgefield for injured birds of prey. Grade Rs learnt about Vincent’s rescue, his name and habitat while he calmly looked on! Such a special experience of nature!

Gratitude on Green Day

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On Friday 7 June Oakhill commemorated the Knysna Fires of 2017 by “Going Green” and focusing on the renewal and regrowth that has happened since the fires as well as re-committing ourselves to caring for and appreciating our wonderful environment. During the course of the week, pupils had numerous opportunities to address environmental issues as […]

World Environment Day

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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 […]

Children of the World Day

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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, and Grade R staff looked incredible in their outfits specially designed and created by assistant teacher Roydah Kalumba. Everyone had […]

Grade R explore Kranshoek

Our Grade R pupils recently enjoyed a wonderful morning at Kranshoek in Harkerville. The Kranshoek picnic site is one of the most beautiful spots on the southern Cape coast, offering visitors cliff-top views of the coast and a warm, sheltered picnic site. There is even a stream, with frogs, that our children loved exploring!  

Happy Mother’s Day to our moms!

Mothers Day 2019 (21)

Pre-Prep and Prep pupils at Oakhill School recently treated their mothers to special celebrations in preparation for Mother’s Day on Sunday, 12 May. At Little Oaks, Oakhill’s Pre-Prep, mothers enjoyed a warm welcome to a ‘Knysna Country Garden Tea’ on Thursday, 9 May. Picnic treats were shared together in the sunshine amid plenty of chattering […]

Teddy Bear’s Picnic

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Saturday’s Teddy Bear’s Picnic was a delightful day for Little Oaks children and their teddies, joined by their parents, grandparents and friends. There was much to enjoy from the arts, crafts, games and teddy bear activities. A wonderful day was had by all and we look forward to donating the knitted teddy bears next term […]

World Book Day

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On 7 March the Prep School celebrated World Book Day in superb style! It was amazing to see so many children dressed up to represent a special storybook character. Many enjoyed the “show and tell” of some of their favourite books and the lower grades were delighted to have the older children read stories to […]

Fire Department Fun

Last week Little Oaks’ Grade Rs enjoyed a wonderful visit from the Knysna Fire department and their beautiful fire engine. This truck is only one year old, and the children (and teachers) were very impressed with all the buttons … Lots of lovely tools to play with!

Little Oaks Mom & Dad Dress-up Day


Last Friday was no ordinary day at Little Oaks – it was the much anticipated annual Mom and Dad Dress-up Day. The boys and girls had great fun stepping into a fantasy “grown-up” morning, acting just like Mom and Dad. As usual, the most popular of their varied activities was drawing (Monopoly) money from the […]