Parktown Boys' High School has been playing hockey since 1952. The only other schools playing at that time in this area were Pretoria Boys' High School, St Johns College and Boksburg High. The first match played against King Edward VII was in 1958 - which Parktown won 2-1. In 1959 the first inter schools tournament was played with Parktown emerging as the top school. The first inter Provincial tournament was played in 1960 with three Parktown boys being included in the Southern Transvaal team.