The Gryffindor house is founded by Godric Gryffindor, its emblem is the lion and its colors are red and gold. The house ghost is Sir Nicholas, better known as “Nearly Headless Nick”. The Gryffindor house is best known for the students attributes of bravery and determination. Gryffindors common room is found in one of the castles towers and guarded by an oil painting of the Fat Lady.


Gryffindor is currently in second place for the House Cup.