Galleries: Little Oaks

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 […]

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!.

Dairy farm fun


Our Grade R class visited the Heidekruin/Leeuwenbosch Dairy last week, where they revelled in the exciting adventure of exploring the farm environment! From Mrs Cross driving the tractor and the children jumping in muddy puddles, to feeding the chickens and picking fresh carrots out the veggie garden, the day was filled with much laughter. The […]

Fathers’ Week

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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!

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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 […]

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