I offer you a warm welcome to CBC a Catholic College in the Edmund Rice Tradition. Established in 1878 and located on the sacred land of the Kaurna people, Christian Brothers College offers a Birth to Year 12 education across three campuses.
As a parent of two children, I value the awesome responsibility you face in choosing the right Early Learning Centre, Primary or Secondary school for your child.
Our CBC community firmly believes your child is an amazing individual. Through a CBC education your child will bring to fruition their full potential. As a parent, educator and former Base Commander in the South Pole; I know there are no limits to human potential.
Why do members of the community; including CBC staff and principals of other Colleges, choose to send their children to CBC?
- CBC provides award winning educational excellence, in a safe and happy environment.
- CBC specialises in Early Years Learning. At CBC we recognise the importance of early years’ education in providing a solid foundation for lifelong learning.
- CBC provides broad curriculum offerings and a contemporary 21st Century global education. Subjects in Astro Physics, Sports Science, Trade Training, Outdoor Education, Food Technology and Hospitality; compliment a wide variety of additional subjects. Specialist small group intervention work in literacy and numeracy and a gifted and talented accelerated program provides individual attention to diverse student learning needs.
- CBC’s specialisation in boys education. Contemporary educational research indicates girls outperform boys in many academic areas. We are proud members of the International Boys School Coalition and one of only two nationally registered Boy’s Forward Schools.
- CBC’s 200 gifted staff members are personally selected because they resonate a deep commitment and passion for life long education, a deep professionalism and the commitment to innovation your children deserve.
- CBC’s award winning facilities include new STEM laboratories completed in 2016 with ‘green screen’ technology capability, video walled Walsh Lecture Theatre and a specialist Music in Industry Technology and recording studio. The internationally acclaimed Rice classrooms and Junior Campus completed in 2012 exemplify the very best in educational building design for the 21st Century.
- As a leading digital school the College has incorporated the very latest technological advancements including, video walls, electronic whiteboards, virtual classroom capability, Uni-Train Electro-technology computer interfaces, 3D printers and a range of smart technology to facilitate teaching and learning. The College intranet system allows students and parents to access student attendance data, upload assignments, participate in flipped learning experiences and access the very best in global education experience from the comfort of your home or mobile device.
- CBC’s enviable inner city location provides easy access to transport and parklands, with other attractions such as: businesses, the museum, Adelaide Zoo, law courts, and markets which are an integral component of our ‘hands on’ approach to education. CBC students are held in high esteem in the city of Adelaide and our links with local businesses and industry provides an invaluable network for students’ employment opportunities.
- CBC’s extensive co-curricular program involves a wide range of activities that have evolved as part of our holistic tradition. Our students enjoy success through co-curricular participation at state, national and international levels.
CBC is a Catholic College in the Edmund Rice Tradition. We are proud of our heritage and are humbled you are considering CBC to entrust your most precious gift; that of your child. We are confident that your trust will be amply rewarded.
JP, Knight of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Masters Education Administration, Bachelor Education, Diploma Teaching, Diploma Training & Assessment, Graduate Diploma Education, Associate Fellow Australian Institute Management, Member of Commonwealth Council Education, Member Australian Company of Directors.