Disce aut discede
Disce aut Discede (Latin "Learn or Leave") is a phrase used as the motto of many institutions and schools. Notable among these is King's School, Rochester, the second oldest school in the world est 606 AD.
Royal College, Colombo also uses the same motto. The exact author or date the motto was adapted by the Royal is unknown, however the first mention of the motto was during the tenure of Principal Todd (1871-1878) who constantly reminded the dullards that they must learn or get out. Since then the motto is associated with the school's high educational standard.
It is also the motto of Gosfield Independent School in Essex, England, and the variation "Aut Disce, Aut Discede" ("Either Learn or Leave") is the motto of Hutton Grammar School in Preston, Lancashire. It was also for many years the motto of Middlesbrough High School. "Disce aut Discede" is also the motto of Cornwall College in Montego Bay Jamaica. Cornwall College was established in 1896, but it is not clear when "Disce aut Discede" was adopted as the school's motto. "Disce aut Discede" is also the motto of King's School Rochester in Kent, written on the coat of arms.