PARADE COLLEGE
ABOUT US
MISSION STATEMENT
As a long-standing Catholic school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition, Parade College will be a vibrant learning community offering best practice education and pastoral care to its members to foster fullness of life and holistic growth for all.

Mission Statement

Parade College, founded in 1871, is a Catholic secondary boys' college. and a ministry of Edmund Rice Australia. Our vision and our work are inspired by the Gospel, and animated by the charism of Edmund Rice. We are a community of vibrant learners, offering best practice education and pastoral care that nurtures fullness of life and holistic growth for all.

OUR PILLARS
EDUCATION IN FAITH

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.

OUR PILLARS
TEACHING & LEARNING

To engage all students in dynamic education so that they are empowered to be independent and confident, pursuing excellence in their learning.

OUR PILLARS
STUDENT WELL-BEING

To develop considerate, compassionate young men who value right relationships, are socially aware, and contribute significantly to the local and global community.

OUR PILLARS
LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT

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.

OUR PILLARS
SCHOOL COMMUNITY

To deepen relationships and embed holistic learning, through engaging with family, parish, local and global communities.

TOUCHSTONES (PREAMBLE)

The four touchstones authentically link us with the Charism of Blessed Edmund Rice. These touchstones help us set our direction and define our goals so that, in following Blessed Edmund's example, we continue to reflect and to seek to mke the Gospel a living reality in our communities. the touchstones underpin the ministry of Parade College and our educational endevours which are reflected in our five pillars.

We open hearts and minds, through quality teaching and learning experiences, so that through critical reflection and engagement each person is hope-filled and free to build a better world for all.

We invite all people into the story of Jesus and strive to make his message of compassion, justice and peace a living reality within our community.

Our community is accepting and welcoming, fostering right relationships and committed to the common good.

We are committed to justice and peace for all, grounded in a spirituality of action and reflection that calls us to stand in solidarity with those who are marginalised and the earth itself.