Mission Statement

Mitchelstown C.B.S. is a Catholic School in the Christian Brothers’ tradition, where Christian values are seen to be not only cherished but also practised.

It is a school where:

  • The pursuit of excellence in all areas of school life is encouraged and expected;
  • A genuine partnership exists between the school community, the home and the parish;
  • There is a real caring concern for all, especially the weak.

As a Christian Brothers school under the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice Schools Trust, we seek to uphold and promote the five key elements of ERST:

  • Nurturing faith, Christian spirituality and Gospel-based values

An Edmund Rice School is faithful to the vision of Jesus Christ, develops the whole person, promotes a distinctive spirituality and celebrates diversity.

  • Promoting partnership

An Edmund Rice School recognises the value of partnership, works in partnership with parents/guardians, seeks to build community, embodies the principles of inclusiveness, respects the environment and fosters a sense of belonging to parish.

  • Excelling in teaching and learning

An Edmund Rice School focuses on purposeful teaching and learning, nurtures the holistic development of students, recognises the uniqueness of every student, promotes personal and professional development.

  • Creating a caring school community

An Edmund Rice School develops a sense of community, identifites and serves the needs of students, promotes care and responsibility, works for social justice, fosters care for the environment and seeks to provide a safe and respectful working environment.

  • Inspiring transformation

An Edmund Rice School fosters visionary leadership, encourages ownership of the vision, shares leadership roles, encourages the active participation of parents/guardians, welcomes innovative leadership of teachers, elicits leadership and responsibility in students, promotes spiritual and moral values, inspies courage and confidence and encourages innovation and a work ethos.