Galleries: Prep School

Knysna Libraries Competition

Knysna Libraries Competitions 2019 (Copy)

We are always happy to participate in the Knysna Libraries’ Competitions which give us an opportunity to meet up with all the local schools in well-run and beneficial events. Promoting literacy is their aim and Oakhill pupils participated in the writing, reading and spelling competitions. Congratulations to the following children who received certificates, trophies and […]

Cape Town water polo tour


It was the Prep School’s turn this weekend to enjoy a sporting tour to Cape Town! The U13 Boys Water Polo team were invited to Sun Valley this year to compete against other top primary school teams from Reddam, Wynberg, Rondebosch, Paarl, Rhenish, Glenwood, Fish Hoek and Western Warriors. Our boys gave it their all […]

Market Day for Grades 4-6

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Our Grade 4, 5 and 6s followed in the entrepreneurial footsteps of the Grade 7s with their equally vibrant and successful market day this week. They enthralled fellow pupils and staff alike with their stalls of creative and delicious wares, including the traditional fun games! These budding business minds embraced learning new practical skills while […]

Light Blue music concert

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Oakhill Prep’s annual musical production – Light Blue – was held in the school hall on Monday and Tuesday, with both evenings once again a great success. Parents and visitors were enthralled by the diverse musical talents of our pupils! Thank you to all the boys, girls, parents and teachers involved, especially Mrs van Wageningen […]

Inter-House Athletics fun

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Last week Bendigo, Jubilee and Millwood took to the fields at the OSC for our annual inter-house athletics events – long jump, high jump and shotput, culminating with sprints and long-distance events on Friday. Well done to all pupils who participated, each earning valuable points for their houses. A fantastic few days of fun, friendship […]

Fun and informative Prep outings

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Our Prep grades regularly go on various fun and education outings. Not only does this take learning out of the classroom in a hands-on and fun way, it also broadens the pupils’ minds to things or ideas they may not have experienced or thought of before. Recently, our Grade Ones went to Redberry Farm for a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Thrassing it out at FP Assembly

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Foundation Phase parents were treated to a colourful assembly yesterday morning, where Grade 1 – 3 pupils showcased THRASS®. Parents were enlightened on how their children learn to master the often confusing spelling of the English language, all in a fun and memorable way. THRASS® is a phonics programme that has been specifically designed to […]

Dancing up a storm

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Well done to our all our Oakhill dancers who recently completed a string of eisteddfods and festivals in Cape Town, George and Port Elizabeth. Prep dancers participating in the events included Celyn Godfrey, Madison Starkey and Maya Brown from Carmen’s School of Dance, as well as Emma Geldenhuys from Sidwell Roman School of Ballet. College dancers […]

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