Crest & Mottor

The Mottos

The original motto of the school was "ICH DIEN". At the first Old Boys' Dinner held in 1907, it was decided to use "NIHIL PER SALTUM" as a secondary motto. Prince of Wales' College is the only school in Sri Lanka which has two mottos.

  • ICH DIEN

    A German phrase which translates to "I Serve".

  • NIHIL PER SALTUM

    A Latin phrase which translates to "Step-by-Step"

The Crest