CBHS nurtures and supports your son’s unique interests and talents so he can achieve his potential

Providing the right opportunities to excel

Christian Brothers’ High School values academic achievement and supports each boy to excel within his areas of interest and talent

As boys’ education specialists, CBHS Lewisham draws on best-practice pedagogy and a legacy of 130 years of experience to create an environment where boys can excel.

CBHS Lewisham is proudly non-selective and every boy is encouraged to find and achieve his unique academic ambitions. Our quality teaching, innovation, creativity and modern facilities provide the framework that allows each boy to achieve his full potential. The School supports each boy’s talents with a Diverse Learning Centre and a vibrant gifted and talented program.

CBHS Lewisham supports boys to be effective leaders and strong communicators. The curriculum is structured to provide boys with the tools and opportunities to excel academically from Year 5 to Year 12.

The wellbeing of your son is central to our philosophy. Your son will be supported throughout his school career, with programs in place to ensure that boys transition smoothly from primary to high school; Year 10 to the senior school; and from high school into society.

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.

Socrates (470-399 BC)

Primary School for Boys

From Year 5 to Year 6, CBHS provides a solid foundation to prepare boys for their secondary education.

RISE Program

In Year 7 and Year 8, our RISE program helps support all the boys as they transition through to secondary school.

Secondary School for Boys

From Year 9 to Year 12, CBHS students have the opportunity to explore a wide range of academic opportunities.


CBHS believes in an education that prepares each boy for the world of tomorrow. With modern, spacious and well-equipped STEAM facilities, and passionate, skilled teachers, each student has the opportunity to develop his curiosity about the world around him.

From primary to secondary, each boy is encouraged to engage with the subject matter in every STEAM discipline.

Our Results

CBHS is proud of the results achieved by our students over the last 130 years. Our students and teachers recognise the value of celebrating success and all the hard work that goes into their achievements.


CBHS is proud to offer a comprehensive curriculum which provides for the differing interests, talents and abilities of our students.

Excellence in academic results has long been established as a CBHS hallmark. From its establishment to the present day, the school has always produced high academic achievers.

A comprehensive school, CBHS nonetheless strives for academic excellence. As on the sporting field, students are called to give their personal best.

Primary Education

At Christian Brothers’ High School Lewisham the Primary curriculum encompasses the development of the whole student, academically, socially, personally and in faith.

The curriculum is there to challenge and evoke thought and is directed towards the individual talents and abilities.

Find out more about our Primary Education curriculum here.

Years 7 and 8 RISE

RISE is CBHS Lewisham’s Years 7 and 8 Transition programme. This programme is designed to help students make the change from primary school to secondary school.

Find out more about RISE here.

Years 9 and 10

The courses studied in Years 9 and 10 build upon the knowledge and skills developed in Years 7 and 8. All students study a broad range as approved by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).

Find out more about our Years 9 and 10 curriculum here.

Years 11 and 12

The school offers an extensive learning program for students in Years 11 and 12, in an atmosphere where every boy is valued and a wide range of academic and personal development needs are catered for.

Find out more about our Years 11 and 12 curriculum here.

Vocational Education and Training

Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses offer Year 11 and 12 students the opportunity to study for TAFE NSW qualifications as part of their regular Higher School Certificate study program.

Find out more about VET here.

Diverse Learning

CBHS is committed to providing an inclusive environment that values each student for the qualities they bring to the school.

CBHS supports every student and undertakes to develop their talents and interests and provide equal access to the curriculum. Creating an environment where every student can excel is a core value of the teaching staff throughout the school.