Anger over change to Oak CE Primary School logo

A tree?

I’m surprised they didn’t replace the cross with the star and crescent of Islam.

Via Daily Mail.

Parents at a Church of England school have been left furious after council bosses removed the Christian cross from the school’s logo.

Oak C of E Primary School opened last month in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire after three pre-existing school merged into one huge institution.

When the school was launched, it boasted a logo with an oak tree whose branches took the shape of the cross, in a nod to its Christian connections.

But just a few weeks later, the cross was replaced with three branches, and the original logo used on large banners and school uniform prototypes had been scrapped….

Headmaster David Bendall insisted that the logo with a cross was just a ‘temporary design’, adding that the oak tree was a better symbol because it represents ‘many beliefs’….


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  1. midget says:

    Christians can gladly still revere the image of a tree because our faith says that in the Garden Adam & Eve lost heaven because of the tree of good & evil & God sent Jesus to cancel the exile by dying on a tree. Also there are crosses shaped like that tree. They can’t take away that image, we see it everywhere even on telephone poles.

    • Alain41 says:

      Agree. The acorns in the logo from which mighty oaks grow; The first example of that saying was in a Chaucer poem 14th century (Troilus and Criseyde, ‘oak comes from a sapling’.) Poem ends with prayer for protection of the Trinity and to be worthy of Christ’s mercy.

  2. TX Soldier254 says:

    They should Remove the word Christian from their School, since that is also Offensive to the Muslim Religion.

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