Oakhill Celebrates

Equestrians excelling

Congratulations to our Prep and College equestrians who have excelled in recent events! Gia de Klerk (Grade 8) is currently ranked 2nd in South Africa and 1st in the Western Cape for show jumping. Sisters Zara and Catalaya Lurie are also jumping up a storm. Zara (Grade 6) has made the Western Province Youth Pony […]

Chelsea at Western Cape Champs

Earlier this term Chelsea Phillipson (Grade 8) competed in the SA Gymnastics Games held at the University of Cape Town. She represented the Western Cape team in Women’s Artistic Gymnastics level 6 and received full Western Cape colours. Congratulations Chelsea!

Eden Water Polo

Congratulations to all our College and Prep water polo players who have been selected for the U13, U15, U16 and U19 Eden Water Polo Teams! These teams will be training hard this term, preparing themselves for the SA Schools National Tournament taking place in Johannesburg in December.

Aimee makes her mark at Junior World Champs

Aimee Canny astounded all again at this year’s FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary held between 20 and 25 August. She represented South Africa in the 50m and 100m Freestyle events, earning 4th and 5th place respectively, just behind top American and Australian swimmers. The Junior World Championships are the youngest among the […]

Eden Colours for Oliver

Congratulations to Oliver Price who has earned his Eden Colours for cross-country mountain biking. To qualify for colours, Oliver had to place in this year’s Madibaz MTB XCO. The series consisted of four events, of which the best three counted towards a log point score, determining the series champions as well as Eden XCO Colours […]

Paddling all the way to Junior Champs

Good luck to our four College pupils who are currently in Ireland where they will be competing in the 2019 Canoe Polo Junior International Championships, from 31 July to 4 August. Grade 9 pupils Taya Hanton, Kyla Hanton and Jack Ligeti, as well as Joshua Smith (Grade 11), join six other Knysna students at the […]

Silver for Lily at SA Schools hockey finals

Last term we announced Lily Donnell’s selection for the Western Cape U14 Girls hockey team – a first for Oakhill! During the holidays, this team played six matches at the South African Schools Sports National Winter Games, which is run by the South African Department of Sport & Recreation, and was held in Durban this […]

2019 Eden Hockey Representatives

Oakhill is extremely proud of our College and Prep (U13) pupils who were selected to represent Eden at the South African Inter-Provincial National and Regional Tournaments (IPTs) in Pietermaritzburg, Bloemfontein and Paarl during the July school holidays. Once again, our entrenched culture of hockey at Oakhill, grown from the Foundation Phase, yields its rewards for those […]

Viljoen sisters receive angling accolades

During the holidays, sisters Gené and Chanzelee Viljoen received accolades at the annual prize-giving of the Eden Light Tackle Boat Angling Association. Gené (Grade 8) was awarded with the gold medal and trophy for Eden Top Junior Angler 2018/2019 (combined U16 and U21). She was also captain of the U16 team that represented Eden at the 2019 […]

Rebecca wins Eden Aquatics trophies

Congratulations to Rebecca Pitout (Grade 6) who received trophies towards the end of last term at the Eden aquatics prize-giving. The prize-giving was held on 8 June in George to recognise the top swimmers in the Eden District and reward them for their achievements. Rebecca received awards for all the freestyle, breaststroke and individual medley events […]

SA Swimming National Squad for Aimee

National swimmer Aimee Canny is widely acclaimed and celebrated for her recent selection in the South African Junior Swimming team to participate at the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary from 20 – 25 August 2019. Following Junior World Champs Aimee and the SA Junior Swimming team will continue on to represent […]

Eden Tennis Stars

Congratulations to Tessa Mičić and Matthew Loon on their selection to represent Eden Tennis in the Interprovincial Tournament against Northern Cape and Eastern Province this coming weekend! Their well-deserved selection reflects their dedication to the game and hard-earned abilities. Well done to Matthew who will be representing the Eden U14 tennis team and to Tessa […]

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