German and Argentinian Exchanges

German Exchange Students 2019

This week marks the last few days for our six German exchange students from Gymnasium am Deutenberg. They have slotted into Oakhill life beautifully and have thoroughly enjoyed their experience of our school and Knysna. Catalina from Cordoba in Argentina stays with us for a few weeks longer until the end of term, at which […]

Phenomenal Music in the Blue

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Audience members were blown away by the College Music Department’s concert, “Music in the Blue“, which took place on 2 and 3 May. From choir to solo, violin and piano to clarinet and guitar, every piece was mesmerising and a superb testament to the varied musical talents of the pupils. Combined with witty introductions of each piece, a beautiful […]

9th Chukka Festival a resounding success

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Oakhill School recently hosted its annual water polo festivals at the ever-popular Knysna Waterfront Quays. Launched in 2011, this is the ninth consecutive year that the Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festivals have taken place for primary and high schools. Since inception, the action-filled festivals have grown into what is fast becoming one of the not-to-be-missed sporting […]

Interact Fashion Show and SRC Food Evening

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One of Oakhill School’s annual highlights, the SRC Food Evening and Interact Fashion Show, took place on Friday, 17 August, providing plenty of fun and laughter, as well as raising much-needed funds for various local community projects. Everyone attending had a wonderful evening, from the delicious international food on offer to the fun entertainment provided […]

8th Chukka Festival continues to impress

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Oakhill School recently hosted its water polo festival at the ever-popular Knysna Waterfront Quays. Launched in 2011, this is the eighth consecutive year that the Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival has taken place for primary and high schools. Since its inception the action-filled festival has grown into what is fast becoming one of the not-to-be-missed sporting […]

Caspar Lee pays it forward

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Oakhill School’s ethos of ‘joy of learning’ is evident not only in Oakhill’s proven track record for a holistic and well-rounded education of students, but also by the school leavers as they continue with much enthusiasm in their chosen paths. One such example is the world-famous Old Oak Caspar Lee. At the young age of 23, […]

Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festivals 2017


Launched in 2011, this is the seventh consecutive year that the Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival took place for participating prep schools and colleges. Well known as the unique open-water water polo festival hosted in the Knysna Waterfront Quays, this action-filled event is a huge attraction for schools from all over South Africa. As a festival and not […]

Grade 8 student finds dinosaur tooth!


So proud of Benjamin Ingel, a Grade 8 student for his historical find!! A dinosaur tooth found on the beach by Ben has been authenticated as part of the Allosaurus family – one of the largest carnivorous dinosaurs dated at around 120 million years old! Read the full story in the Knysna Plett Herald today. […]

Hannah makes SA Dance Team


Well done to champion dancer Hannah Micklewood for the highly remarkable achievement of securing a place in the SA team to take part in the Dancestar World Masters in Croatia. Hannah won all her sections – Contemporary, Jazz and Ballet – in the Dancestar qualifying rounds in Cape Town this week. Sincere thanks also goes […]

Grade 6 Cycle & Hike

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Grade 6 pupils thoroughly enjoyed the annual Cycle & Hike in the Harkerville forest on the weekend of 5-7 February. This event serves to qualify them for the Expeditions section of the Headmaster’s award as they took on the challenge of cycling 18.5 km on the Friday and hiking 9km on the Saturday whilst staying […]

Living in Paradise

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Oakhill was recently featured in a promotional video for Pam Golding …

Tyres, Takkies & Turf a great success


Oakhill’s annual Tyres, Takkies and Turf adventure day took place on Saturday, 12 September at the beautiful Oakhill Sports Campus for everyone to enjoy.    This is a wholesome community event where all are encouraged to participate in the multiple activities offered on the day.  As the name implies, the day included Tyres –  a […]

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