Student Talk

Fun and festive Christmas Market

There was plenty of festive Christmas cheer on Sunday at the Lofts in Thesen Islands! Oakhill’s annual Christmas Market was once again a great event, where the venue, weather and array of goods on offer all combined to create the most successful and enjoyable Matric Dance fundraiser. Sincere thanks to everyone who supported the Market, […]

Intermediate Phase Celebration

Last Friday, Oakhill’s Intermediate Phase enjoyed their annual year-end Celebration in a beautiful setting on the Oakhill lawns, overlooking the lagoon and Knysna Heads. An atmosphere of joy and excitement abounded as the culmination of a year of effort and hard work was acknowledged, with trophies awarded to outstanding achievers in sports, the arts and […]

Foundation Phase Celebration

On Thursday evening our Grade 1 to 3 pupils attended their annual Celebration of the Joy of Learning. This year’s theme was festivals, with the proceedings encompassing the varied celebrations that take place around the world, across our many different cultures and religions. These festivities were delightfully shared with the audience through colourful song and […]

Go well 2019 Matrics

Our Grade 12s officially finished writing their IEB exams yesterday! In keeping with tradition, this was celebrated with a final tea in the St George‚Äôs gardens, where teachers had the opportunity to bid them a final farewell. Well done 2019 Matrics, we are proud of you! We extend our fondest wishes for this new chapter […]

Exciting Grade 5 Camp

Earlier this month, the Grade 5 class enjoyed an exciting school camp. They first visited the Diaz Museum and water park in Mossel Bay, before heading off to Oudtshoorn where they stayed at beautiful De Hoek Mountain Resort. Highlights of the trip included the Cango Caves, Wilgewandel, an ostrich farm and last, but not least, […]

More Ingwe Adventures

Our Grade 9 group also had the ultimate camp experience at Ingwe. From paddling the Keurbooms river and enjoying a hearty picnic, to Robberg and bush hikes and various rewarding team building activities, the pupils had a blast! One of the many highlights was learning to play the African djembe drum.  

Grade 4s visit Steenbok Park

Our Grade 4 group recently visited the Steenbok Nature Reserve on Leisure Isle, where the children were taken on a guided walk exploring the beauty of Leisure Isle – its fauna, flora, history and the very special Knysna Dwarf Chameleon. Many thanks to The Friends of Steenbok Nature Reserve for the interesting tour!

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 […]

Revelling in nature

Our Grade 3 classes recently enjoyed a fun-filled camp in the outdoors. They soaked up the beauty of nature in the Harkerville forest and also enjoyed a fantastic eco-warrior educational programme at Ingwe in the Crags.

Eden Drawing Competition

Last Term some of the Grade 3s took part in the Eden Drawing Competition, sponsored by MareeLestate Financial Services. They were challenged to submit a drawing depicting who they would like to be when they are older. The creative pieces ranged from scientists and game rangers to teachers, pilots and doctors, among others. Many of […]

Fun at Leisure Isle

Little Oaks’ Grade R children recently enjoyed a wonderful outing to Steenbok Park on Leisure Isle. In addition to playing a fun game of soccer in the summer sunlight, nature became their playground with a fallen tree their jungle gym, and tree stumps their tables and chairs! They thoroughly enjoyed the time in nature and […]

SA Mathematics Challenge

Oakhill took part in the SA Mathematics Challenge earlier this year. The 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 students to become empowered, independent, creative and critical thinkers. Each question is a challenge and therefore a question solved […]

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