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The distinctive Edgemead badge has been part of the school uniform since the very first year.  The colours and features on the badge were as a result of research done by Dr C. Parma, a heraldic expert.  Red and gold were chosen as the main colours as they echo the colours of the Edgemead Garden Cities Coat of Arms.  The Disa was originally found in the surrounding area before Port Jackson trees became invasive.

The bird represented is the Cornish Chough.  It is common in Cornwall, England, where the Stuttaford family, who established Garden Cities South Africa, originated.  The motto "Nil Sine Labore" means "nothing without hard work" - a fitting motto for a school which has achieved much through hard work in the academic, sporting, cultural and environmental spheres.