Old Oaks News

Old Oaks to visit with UCT Choir


Oakhill is very pleased to host UCT Choir for the Knysna leg of their Garden Route Tour in two weeks’ time – Thursday, 3 September at 18h30 in the Hall. We especially look forward to welcoming two of our Old Oaks who are in the choir – Talia Lifson (2012) and Kate Gardy (2011)! The […]

Jannah Ruthven exhibits at Knysna Fine Art


Twenty two year-old Jannah Ruthven is one of the youngest artists ever to have held an exhibition at Knysna Fine Art. Entitled “Die Hoeke van Kaapstad”, it featured the series of photographs she presented for the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards Student Focus programme held earlier this year in London. She was one of ten […]

Simone Heymans featured in Rhodes magazine


New Shirts for Old Oaks Hockey Teams


A big thank you to De La Tierra Coffee for sponsoring the new match shirts for the Old Oaks hockey teams. They look fantastic!   The results of the first matches in the new kit were as follows: Old Oaks Knysna Men 1 beat Old Oaks Knysna Men 2 5-0. Tough game but the 1st […]

Celebrating with the Old Oaks!


With most of our past pupils being based in Cape Town or overseas, and with this alumni community growing, the time arrived for Oakhill Old Oaks to be launched with its own branding and constitution. The official launch was celebrated this weekend at De Grendel Wine Estate in Cape Town. Guy Jacobs, past pupil and current Old Oaks Chairman […]

Knysna Hockey Club Summer League

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On Monday evening the Knysna Hockey Club kicked off its pre-season training with the Summer League at the Oakhill Sports Campus! Oakhill’s astroturf provides a world class playing surface for the 111 club members to hone their skills. Oakhill is represented by staff, past and present pupils. Fixtures are every Monday and Wednesday evening. Photos […]

Official Opening of the Oakhill Sports Campus


Staff, parents and students celebrated a milestone in Oakhill’s history on Saturday with the official opening of the Oakhill Sports Campus (OSC). This magnificent facility was first dreamed of 10 years ago by the Oakhill Board and Executive. Today the OSC stands proud with its first phase complete, comprising a state-of-the-art water-based Astroturf, as well as rugby, […]

Oakhill 1994 Reunion


2014 saw many matriculants of 1994 coming together for Oakhill’s first ever 20 Year Class Reunion, and celebration of the opening of the Oakhill Sports Campus with its world-class Astroturf.  It was wonderful to see so many familiar faces back on Oakhill turf!  

Emma Horn – 2012

It is with great pleasure that we celebrate in the success of Emma Horn (Matric 2012) who has done amazingly well by being selected and placed on the Dean’s Merit List at UCT, Cape Town. Well done Jane – a very proud parent and Oakhill staff member. Emma is currently studying for a BScEng in […]

Old Oaks Newsletter – June 2013

From the desk of Barbie Leibbrandt, the Old Oaks Newsletter for June 2013 is available for download. Click on this link to read further…

Oakhill School Fathers/Sports Day 2013

Hi Barbie, I hope you are well! It was great seeing and speaking to you again after all these years. I have sent you a vimeo link of a little video of the Fathers/Sports day that I compiled for your uses should you desire.  It would be fantastic to speak to Shane and yourself about […]

Josh Pieters from Burslem Cricket Club talks to 6 Towns Radio

Click on this link to view the YouTube clip…