mangatarWritten by Edendork School on the 31 Mar 2010

The images depicted in Edendork Primary School ’s crest represent the values which form an integral part of the lives of all those involved in our school. The school’s name at the top of the crest reflects that of the locality “Edendork” which, has the Irish meaning “the hill (brow) of the boar”.

This symbolism within the school crest demonstrates Edendork Primary School ’s strong relationship with the community and our love for the Irish culture and traditions.

The image of the Church symbolises the intricate strong links which has and continues to exist between the school and the local Catholic Church. This has shaped the Catholic education the school provides which is particular evident in its excellent pastoral care.

The image of the book represents the knowledge and skills children develop. As a school, learning is at the heart of our work. We strive together to create a culture and environment in which each child achieves his/her potential.
Finally, a synopsis of the school’s Mission Statement “Learning, Caring and Sharing” at the base of the school crest defines the process of the school’s daily activities:

In Edendork Primary School we are all friends who play, work and learn together so that Edendork Primary School will be a memorable stepping stone through life’s journey.

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