Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (Gainsborough)

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Country: United Kingdom
Campus/location : Gainsborough
Incorporated into : 1983 Queen Elizabeth's High School

Coat of arms (crest) of Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (Gainsborough)

Official blazon

Arms: Vert, a sun in splendour between a pair of scales in chief and an ancient crown in base, all within a chain in orle Or.
Crest: On a wreath of the colours, A falcon, wings elevated and ad­dorsed, argent, beaked, membered and belied Or, supporting with the dexter claw a link[= torch] gold enfiamed proper.
Motto: Fortiter prospicere gloriari praeteritis.


The arms were officially granted on March 3, 1952.

We have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms.

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Literature: Briggs, 1971