Oakhill Celebrates

Liam Quinn 1 under par!

Liam Quinn

Congratulations to Liam Quinn, in Grade 8, who shot one under par at a recent Southern Cape Golf Union tournament at Simola. Liam competed in the U19 A Division, and ended runner-up to the Junior British Open Amateur winner. A superb achievement!

College pupils in SA Biathlon Champs


A number of our College pupils competed in the SA Biathlon Championships in Port Elizabeth. Jessica Devine took part in the U19 category at this event, while Josie Bebington and Kate Tanner competed in the U15 age group. Josie finished 11th and Kate Tanner 19th out of 50 athletes. Well done girls!

Aimee makes waves at SA Swimming Champs

Aimee Canny with coach Grant Ferguson

Aimee Canny (Grade 9) has excelled yet again at the 2019 SA National Junior Age Group Swimming Championships, held between 20 and 24 March at Kings Park Aquatics Centre in Durban. Aimee was fastest in the 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m freestyle events, clocking FINA Junior Qualification times of 26.15, 56.56 and 2:04.87 respectively, and a time of 4:27.63 […]

Four pupils at SA Canoe Polo Champs


Congratulations to our four College pupils who competed in the SA Canoe Polo Champs at Shongweni Dam in KZN during the holidays. Taya and Kyla Hanton, Joshua Smith and Jack Ligeti represented EDEN and Western Cape at this event. The Ladies team won Bronze in the u21 section losing to KZN in extra time and the boys […]

WC & SA Champs here we come!


Congratulations to our Prep and College pupils who are excelling in their chosen fields of athletics! Josie Bebington (Grade 9) made the Eden team to run the 1500m in Paarl at the Western Cape School Champs. Here she ran her personal best time of 5:29:00! Bayley Smuts (Grade 7) also made the Eden team and […]

Team Oakhill 2nd in National Lit Quiz

Kids Lit Quiz Nationals 2019 (3)

Oakhill School’s Kids’ Lit Quiz team attended the event’s National Finals at Roedean School in Johannesburg on Saturday, 23 February. The dynamic team of Mia Guccio, Victoria Still, Jemima Wilcox-Jones and Liam Nelson came second (by only one point) to St John’s, putting Knysna on the map as a literary force to be reckoned with! The […]

Josie and Jess ranked top Eden Biathletes

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Josie Bebington (Grade 9) and Jess Devine (Grade 11) recently competed in the Highgate Inter-Provincial Biathlon Event in Oudtshoorn. Josie finished 6th in the u15 Girls category, with a Run time of 03:31.88 and a Swim time of 01:15.04, while Jess finished, 5th overall in the u17 Girls category with a Run time of 03:21.87 and a Swim time […]

Congratulations Matric Class of 2018!


Congratulations to our Matrics! The Class of 2018 has achieved some wonderful results, both individually and collectively. We are delighted to announce that this year every matric candidate achieved a Bachelors Degree pass.  The 2018 group have produced their best set of results in the FET phase of school and the highest distinctions per candidate […]

Aimee Canny swims for SA

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Huge congratulations to Aimee Canny, Grade 9, who was selected to represent South Africa for swimming in the Africa Union Sport Council U20 Games in Botswana from 7-16 December 2018. Aimee achieved two individual golds in the 50m and 100m freestyle, both of which were championship meet records and the 50m Free was an U15 SA […]

2017 Matriculants studying internationally

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Oakhill School’s ethos of “the joy of learning” is evident not only in its proven track record for a holistic and well-rounded education of learners, but also by school leavers as they continue with much enthusiasm and success in their chosen paths, whether in South Africa or overseas. Other than their excellent individual and collective […]

SA Mathematics Challenge

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Oakhill Prep Intermediate Phase students performed extremely well in the recent SA Mathematics Challenge – an independent assessment where questions are aimed at conceptual knowledge, the application of knowledge in new situations, problem-solving, reasoning, communication, and general mathematical thinking. It is important for our students to become empowered, independent, creative and critical thinkers and the SA Mathematical […]

Paul 25th in SA for Equestrian

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Congratulations to Paul Kotze (Grade 11) who has achieved wonderful results in equestrian eventing this year. Paul now ranks 25th in South Africa for the Junior Rider category. To be placed in the top 25 in the country is an excellent result especially considering that Knysna is far away from the major competition areas.