Student Talk

New kit for talented cricketer


Gray-Nicolls has very generously sponsored JC Kolbee, recipient of the Barry Richard Cricket Bursary, with new cricketing equipment for the 2019-2020 season ahead. JC Kolbee is exceptionally grateful for the state-of-the-art Gray-Nicolls bat, thigh and shin pads, gloves and bag. He says he is super excited to open the season with the very special Gray-Nicolls […]

Dancing up a storm

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Well done to our all our Oakhill dancers who recently completed a string of eisteddfods and festivals in Cape Town, George and Port Elizabeth. Prep dancers participating in the events included Celyn Godfrey, Madison Starkey and Maya Brown from Carmen’s School of Dance, as well as Emma Geldenhuys from Sidwell Roman School of Ballet. College dancers […]

Prep Inter-House Hockey & Netball

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Last week saw the clash of the inter-house titans. Who would win, Millwood, Jubilee or Bendigo? We had an incredible mix of colours, players and cheers … always a fantastic way to end off the winter sporting season.  . The battle began with our inter-house hockey event at the OSC, with the afternoon’s events divided into […]

Eden League Champs again!


On a very windy day on Saturday, 31 August, Oakhill U13A girls took to the field in what would be the toughest game of the season. Coming second in their pool in the A division of the Eden Hockey League meant they would face Outeniqua in the semi-finals, a very daunting task indeed. The girls knew […]

67 Minutes cleaning along our estuary


Earlier this term our College pupils committed to various Madiba Day pledges. Over the past few weekends, those students who pledged time to SanParks helped with their ‘CleanUps’ along the estuary. During the August cleanups, nearly 50 bags of rubbish and recycling have been collected! Our pupils have really enjoyed collaborating with our fellow Knysna […]

SACEE short story awards

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Congratulations to our Prep pupils who received certificates for their wonderful stories entered into the SACEE (South African Council for English Education) short story competition. This is a national competition where the aim was to write a complete story in exactly 100 words! Mia Guccio, Jemima Wilcox-Jones and Tamara Hewetson received gold certificates and Mark […]

SRC Food Evening & Interact Fashion Show


Oakhill School’s 2019/20 Interact Club, headed up by Sophia Trollip and Richard Cross, delivered a very successful and entertaining Fashion Show on Friday, 23 August. Following the theme of the hit movie Mamma Mia, the show certainly proved to be even more of a hit with the local audience of Knysna parents and students! The […]

Another win for Old Oaks Hockey Club

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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 […]

Spur MTB at Outeniqua


The third event of this year’s Eden Spur MTB Schools League took place on Saturday at Outeniqua High School in George. Well done to everyone who participated once again, and in particular to the following pupils for placing in the top ten in their divisions: Jess Devine – 1st Junior Women; Julian Bunge – 2nd […]

Another successful year at Drama Eisteddfod


Oakhill pupils have once again outdone themselves at the annual George Eisteddfod. This is the 10th year that Oakhill Prep has taken part, entering a total of 59 items, and achieving fantastic results of 20 A++, 6 A+, 14 A and 8 B. Congratulations to Victoria Still for once again winning the highest award of […]

Spur MTB at Cairnbrogie


The second event of this year’s Eden Spur MTB Schools League took place on Saturday at Cairnbrogie MTB & Trail Park in Plett. Despite the wetter and colder conditions, many of our cyclists who weren’t at the Bridge House Derby Day took part. Well done to everyone who participated, and in particular to the following […]

New SRC leadership

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Yesterday Morgan Brymer, 2018/2019 SRC President, handed over the reins in assembly to the new leaders for 2019/2020. Congratulations to Blake Govender and Jana van der Linde, who are the new president and vice respectively. We look forward to an inspiring year ahead under their leadership! .