To nurture the community in the Edmund Rice tradition, by striving to have students, staff and family grow in knowledge, engagement and understanding of the Catholic faith.
To engage all students in dynamic education so that they are empowered to be independent and confident, pursuing excellence in their learning.
To develop considerate, compassionate young men who value right relationships, are socially aware, and contribute significantly to the local and global community.
To cultivate a professional learning community which is characterised by a shared vision, a strong commitment to teamwork and is focused on the continuous improvement of boys' learning.
To deepen relationships and embed holistic learning, through engaging with family, parish, local and global communities.
Parade College is a member of the national body of Catholic schools known as Edmund Rice Education Australia (EREA). Parade College, in common with these schools, takes its inspiration from Br Edmund Rice, founder of the Christian Brothers. The values of the College are enshrined in the Charter for Edmund Rice Schools, and in the College Mission Statement.
Parade College was granted Registered Training Organisation (RTO) status, registration number 40750 in October 2013. Since this time the College provides pre-apprenticeship and VET training to students in years 10, 11 and 12 who are intending on pursuing post-secondary studies either at TAFE or university; apprenticeships, or employment. Some of these courses include Certificate III Apprenticeship in Plumbing and Carpentry and various other Certificate III and IV courses.