Laerskool Jan Meyer

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LAERSKOOL JAN MEYER

Country: South Africa
Campus/location : Sasolburg

Coat of arms (crest) of Laerskool Jan Meyer

Official blazon

  • (af)

Wapen: Omgekeerd enkel gelelied deursnede van silwer en blou, in die skildhoof 'n oranje vlam.
Wapenspreuk: WYSHEID

  • (en)

Arms: Per fess flory of one inverted Argent and Azure, in chief a flame Tenne.
Motto: WYSHEID

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 14, 1981.

The school is in Sasolburg, built near the site of one of South Africa's largest refineries. The flame alludes both to the flames always present at refineries and to the flame on the traditional torch of knowledge. The motto, meaning " Wisdom" links up with this concept of acquiring knowledge.


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