Established In 1868 the School Is One Of The Oldest In South Africa And Steeped In Tradition. At the foot of Paarl Mountain, surrounded by culture and the rich history of the Drakenstein Valley, lies the home of the Brotherhood of the Blue Blazer. Hoërskool Jongen is recognized nationwide as one of South Africa's leading educational institutions. The outstanding and dedicated staff see it as their privilege and calling to see that every pupil entrusted to them reaches their full potential. Every facet of his humanity is honed with dedication - the academic, the physical, the emotional and the spiritual.
The history of such a school together with the peculiar circumstances surrounding its finding, its human resources and its environment would be important components. No less important would be its past and continued academic, cultural and sporting record.
A further aspect of note would be the importance of its place in the society, with particular reference to the men it has produced and how their contributions have benefited their country and fellow South Africans. To these should certainly be added the pride that the school family of boys, parents, teachers, ex-teachers, old boys and friends have in its inheritance and continued achievements.
Throughout Southern Africa, Paarl Boys' High has long been regarded as a school with tradition and distinction. A few Alumni of Paarl Boys High School are: Christo Wiese; Frans Malherbe; Corne Krige and David Frost... (too name but a few).