Interview: Maya-Rose Torrao (Oakhill Student)

Maya-Rose Torrao

Maya-Rose Torrao, a student of Oakhill School in Knysna, competed against 7300 of South Africa’s brightest in the 2012 De Beers English Olympiad. Although the final positions have yet to be determined, she is in the Top 15. That alone equals terrific prizes and makes Knysna proud. We caught up … Continue reading

Percy Mdala’s Matric Pass Up 21%

Percy Mdala High School in Knysna

Oakhill School, an independent school in Knysna, was asked to collaborate with Percy Mdala to help raise their Matric pass rate for 2011. All 24 candidates who attended extra lessons at Oakhill passed their final examination and twenty candidates met the minimum requirements for Bachelor Degree Studies, two attained a … Continue reading

Oakhill Waterfront Chukka Festival 2012

waterpolo knysna

Oakhill, a private school in Knysna, have recently begun playing Water Polo in the Knysna Waterfront, making it the only “Open Water” polo pool in Africa. On the weekend of the 10th to 12th of February 2012 they will be hosting a Water Polo festival in the Knysna Waterfront. This … Continue reading

The Oakhill Journey to COP 17

COP17 - Oakhill School

Departing from Plett just after lunch on the 30th of November 2011, I felt both excitement and anxiety brewing up in me. Our destination – the single biggest environmental gathering in the world, COP17, in Durban. Travelling by bus, it took us a little over eighteen hours to get to … Continue reading