Oakhill Sport

Silver for Lily at SA Schools hockey finals

Western Cape Hockey Team

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 […]

Woodridge Derby days

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Hats off to all our College hockey players, coaches and supporters who braved the cold and wet on Thursday and Friday in support of our annual derby against Woodridge College. It was another wonderful interaction between our two schools, with the focus on participation, sportsmanship and healthy competition. Last term our Prep pupils also had […]

2019 Eden Hockey Representatives

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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

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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 […]

Cape Town International Hockey Festival

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During the holidays our 1st hockey teams participated in the Cape Town International Hockey tournament. This tournament draws schools from around the country, as well as from the UK and Nambia. The boys played 7 matches, winning 3, losing 3 and drawing one, with Rick Matter as Oakhill’s player of the tournament. The girls also […]

Amie and Cassidy play for Knysna Loeries

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Congratulations to Aimee Jenner (Grade 7) and Cassidy Winter (Grade 6) for doing so well in their club netball tournament towards the end of last term – Amie and Cassidy took part in the Youth Day Netball Tournament for the Knysna Loeries Netball Club. They played extremely well and their team managed a well-deserved third […]

Rebecca wins Eden Aquatics trophies

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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

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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

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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 […]

Jess wins Meiringspoort run

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Congratulations to Jessica Devine in Grade 11 who was the first lady home in the recent 9,5km Meiringspoort Trail Run. Jess only began running competitively last year, and has quickly proven herself to be a serious contender. The same event last year May was actually her inaugural train run. Well done Jess!

Lily makes Western Cape hockey team

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The Western Cape U14 Hockey trials were held on Saturday 18 May at the Hartleyvale Stadium in Cape Town. The trials were attended by approximately 60 boys and 60 girls from the various regions making up the Western Cape namely Western Province North, Western Provence South, Boland and Eden. Four hours of round-robin matches were played before a […]

College International Benchmark Tests

College IBT Results

The current Grade 10s wrote the International Benchmark Tests (IBTs) in Mathematics and English while they were in Grade 9 in November 2018. These tests are set by the Australian Council for Educational Research and compares us to all the pupils who wrote this test in South Africa (around 4 000) and internationally (between 6 […]

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