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Mascots in education:
Enhancing school spirit and learning experiences


As many head back to school and university, it’s time to consider what your school’s year will look like. Have you ever considered the benefits of a mascot to enhance school spirit?

In the realm of education, the impact of a mascot extends far beyond the sports field or pep rallies. Mascots have a unique way of enhancing school spirit and enriching the overall learning experience. These vibrant characters serve as unifying symbols, fostering a sense of belonging and pride among students and staff.

They become the face of educational values, embodying the institution’s ethos in a fun and engaging way. Mascots can also be pivotal in educational events, making learning more interactive and enjoyable. They can be utilised in various school activities, from welcoming new students to encouraging participation in school initiatives.

Meet some of the crew

Rupert the Redback Spider – RMIT University

Take Rupert, the redback spider, the official mascot of RMIT University in Melbourne. He represents the school’s deep-rooted commitment to creativity and innovation while welcoming new students into a web of opportunity.

Spartan – Ipswich Grammar School

By choosing a Spartan as its mascot, the school embraces a symbol that resonates with resilience, honour, and belonging. This iconic figure inspires students and teachers to tackle challenges with determination, conduct themselves with dignity, and take pride in their shared identity and values. The Spartan is more than a mascot; it’s a unifying emblem of the school’s ethos and community spirit.

Monty the Lion – Spring Mountain State School

Meet Monty the Lion, the spirited mascot of Spring Mountain State School. More than just brave and strong, Monty embodies leadership and protection, mirroring the school’s values of respect, open-mindedness, achievement, and resilience. He’s not just a mascot; he’s a symbol of the school’s ethos, inspiring students to embrace these qualities in their educational journey.

Star – Brightwater State School

Introducing the Brightwater Star, a mascot that symbolises the core values of safety, mindfulness, active learning, and responsibility at Brightwater. More than just a symbol, it embodies their commitment to fostering confident, kind, and self-disciplined students, offering daily inspiration and encouraging their students to embrace communication and positive connections as crucial skills for their future success.

Mascots in educational settings are not just about entertainment; they are powerful tools for creating a positive and cohesive school culture.

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About Oddbods Mascots

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We specialise in creating fun, unique and customised mascots for brands. We are the oldest mascot-creating company in Australia; we have the experience and skills to create mascots for your unique requirements. Contact us at 1300 633 263 for questions. Fill out our contact form to know more.

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