Mission + Vision
The Vision of Christian Brothers’ High School Lewisham is to be challenged by the values of Jesus who in the spirit of justice and compassion was committed to the poor and marginalised.
Inspired by the charism of Blessed Edmund Rice, the school is committed to living the values of family and providing an education that is engaging and life giving for all.
The dignity of the individual is respected within an educational environment that is dynamic, inclusive and prayerful.
The mission of Christian Brothers’ High School Lewisham is to develop young men with gentle heart and strong characters, through faith and excellence in teaching and learning.
Christian Brothers’ High School Lewisham as a Catholic High School in the Edmund Rice tradition is an integral part of the mission of the Church and continues to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ – to evangelise, to reconcile renew and to grow into the fullness of life.
Christian Brothers’ High School Lewisham is a multicultural school community that celebrates its proud tradition, diversity and strong partnerships with family. The school contributes to the holistic development of young men through life-giving education and the promotion of their Christian formation in thought, word and action.
The Church’s commitment to the dignity of the individual, particularly by being called to relationship in community is central to the school’s Mission.
The school is an integral part of Edmund Rice Education Australia and it endeavours to promote quality Catholic education based on its Charter through leadership, service and co-responsibility.
An all boys context at CBHS Lewisham provides the freedom for young men to experience the broadest range of opportunities so as to reach their potential.
Excellence in teaching and learning within the context of social justice principles that empower all, especially the marginalised is core to life at CBHS.
CBHS is a community where life may be enjoyed and celebrated with creativity and passion and nurtured through participation, cooperation, collaboration and enthusiasm.
Conanti Corona: A Crown to the One Who Strives
The values held by Christian Brothers’ High School Lewisham community are based on being one with God, one with and for others and one with self. These are expressed in the following values that embed the four Touchstones of the Charter for Catholic schools in the Edmund Rice tradition.
Through right relationships, just action and personal commitment, our community strives to develop people of integrity.
Our community respects the diversity of beliefs and actively promotes the integration of faith practice to enable hope for the future within a reflective framework.
Our community strives with courage to be inclusive and recognises the rights and responsibilities of each person. The school seeks to empower the oppressed and liberate those at the margins. Our community aims to act responsibly and to care for the environment and endeavours to act justly in stewardship.
Our community which is a part of the EREA network works collaboratively with families who come from diverse cultural and socio economic backgrounds and the broader community by reaching out to others in a spirit of hospitality.
Our community strives to seek excellence within a holistic context. Excellence finds expression through hard work, discipline, commitment and a passion for positive change.