Old Oaks News

Old Oak wins prestigious eco award

Earlier this year, Rhian Berning, Oakhill alumni (Class of 1994) and founder of Eco Atlas, won the Eco-Angel Award at the national Eco-Logic Awards presided over by the new Minister of Environmental Affairs, Barbara Creecy, in recognition of her life’s work in the fields environmental education and environmental activism. Oakhill has proudly been part of […]

Sam makes SA Mens Olympic Squad

Huge congratulations to Sam Mvimbi for making the SA Mens 2019/2020 Squad!! The squad selected features 45 players that impressed selectors at the August IPT in Bloemfontein. Although the focus of the squad is the Olympic Games in Tokyo next year, there is an added focus on building a squad capable of competing in the […]

Another win for Old Oaks Hockey Club

Congratulations to all our past and current pupils, as well as teachers and coaches, who played for Old Oaks in the Eden League finals this weekend. Both the men’s and women’s teams emerged victorious against strong rivals York! We wish SA Country Districts team representatives coach Mechake Fanelo and Matric pupils Charné and Donné de […]

Class of 2009 returns

It was an honour to welcome some of our 2009 Matriculants back to school on Saturday! Celebrating their 10 year reunion, these Old Oaks spent a happy few hours on campus, reminiscing with fellow pupils, as well as some past and still current teachers who were part of their journey. Thank you Old Oaks for […]

Oakhill Old Oaks ladies hockey team win Eden Senior League

On Saturday 4 August 2018 the final of the Eden ladies hockey league took place at the Oakhill Sports Campus. Our home club, Old Oaks Knysna Hockey Club took on Glenwood Invitational (Glenwood House from George) who were appearing in their first final since joining the senior league 3 years ago. It was expected to […]

Sam’s TUKS team take the Varsity Cup title

Old Oak Sam Mvimbi scored a brilliant opening goal at the Varsity Cup final on 21 May and was congratulated with great excitement by fellow Old Oaks Tiffy Lellyett, Tammy Foyn and Ben Pama. Great to see that Oakhill spirit! Sam’s team Tuks went on to beat Maties 5-0 and claim the 2018 Men’s Varsity […]

2017 Matriculants studying overseas

In addition to Rebekah Utian’s exciting American opportunity, another 2017 matriculant Bergen Pentz, will also be furthering her studies overseas, having completed her year with six distinctions. Bergen will be attending the University of Surrey in England where she will begin with with a foundation year and start a degree in food science and microbiology […]

Old Oak Rebekah wins prestigious art scholarship

Oakhill’s top art student in 2017, Rebekah Utian, not only achieved six distinctions for matric last year, and a 92% average for art, but she has also recently been awarded the prestigious art scholarship at Kenyon College, Ohio in the USA. Kenyon College is one of the finest liberal arts colleges in America. Similar to […]

Old Oak Nicky wins Epic!

Huge congratulations to Old Oak Nicky Giliomee for winning the Mixed category of the 2018 Absa Cape Epic with partner Brennan Anderson! The Absa Cape Epic is the most televised mountain bike race in the world – an incredibly tough eight-day stage race that typically covers more than 700 kilometres of unspoilt scenery and 15 […]

Caspar Lee pays it forward

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, […]

Memorable farewell gift from 2017 matrics

The matric class of 2017 have blessed Oakhill with a very special farewell and appropriate farewell gift. For those who may not have noticed it yet, stop by the circle at the school entrance sometime to appreciate this ‘values signpost’. Recorded on the signpost are ten core values this matric group associated with the education they received […]

Old Oaks giving back

Wonderful to see two of our Old Oaks, Caspar Lee and Josh Pieters, giving back to the Knysna community! Most will know Caspar and Josh as the world-famous YouTubers. Despite their fame, these two young men haven’t forgotten their roots or the importance of helping those in need. A great inspiration to all our Oakhillians!

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