Baker’s Road, Charleville, Co.Cork

We Care, We show Respect, We are Responsible

Excelling in Teaching and Learning
Promoting Partnership
Creating a Caring School Community
Inspiring Transformational Leadership
Nuturing Faith, Christian Spirituality and Gospel-Based Values
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Mission Statement

As an all-boys secondary school in the Edmund Rice tradition, CBS Charleville aspires to the intellectual, moral, spiritual, physical, and social formation of all members of our school community. We seek to aspire our students to reach their potential, to foster integrity, inclusivity and a spirit of service for the greater glory of God. Mar scoil lán-buachaillí i dtraidisún Iognáid Rís, tnúthaíonn Meánscoil na mBráithre Chríostaí le forbairt intleachtúil, morálta, spiordálta, fisicúil adus soisalta fog ach uile bhall de phobal na scoile. Iarraimid orainn ár ndaltaí a spreagadh teachet ar a gcumas, ionracas, pobal cuimsith agus brí seirbhíse as ron glóire Dé a chothú.

Andrea Murphy Principal at CBS Charleville

Principal's Welcome Message

Céad fáilte chuig suíomh idirlíne Scoil na Mbráithre Chríostaí. This website is designed to give you an understanding and appreciation of the values, practices and aspirations of our school. Situated in North County Cork and close to the Limerick border, CBS Charleville is a post-primary school for boys, under the patronage of Edmund Rice Schools Trust. CBS has over 150 years of proud tradition in academic excellence and sporting achievement, with past pupils found in every walk of life in Ireland and abroad. Our school is a vibrant and energetic environment with countless opportunities for students through a spirit of partnership, teamwork and positivity which permeates throughout the school. Planning continues on the new extension at CBS, we look forward to sharing the design of the extension. This significant investment includes two SEN Rooms, Design and Communications Graphics Room, Multimedia Room, Construction Studies Room, and Music Room. We have a thriving school inspired by Blessed Edmund Rice, steered by our insightful Board, led by an excellent staff, encouraged by a supportive parental body, and of course, invigorated by our enthusiastic boys. Working together we are committed to continuing the development of an excellent school, and giving the best possible education to all boys entrusted in our care.

Ms Andrea Murphy
Principal

CURRICULUM

JUNIOR CYCLE, SENIOR CYCLE, TRANSITION YEAR, LEAVING CERTIFICATE APPLIED.

150 YEARS

TEACHING EXCELLENCE

Don't Hestitate to Ask

Inspiring Excellence

CARING ENVIRONMENT

FOSTERING BROTHERHOOD

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OPEN NIGHT 2022

C.B.S Charleville Open Night

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Eamonn O'Sullivan CBS Charleville

SAID Eamonn O'Sullivan

Past Pupil of CBS

Hi My name is Eamonn O’Sullivan, I’m 21 years of age and about to begin my 3rd year in UL.I found CBS to be a cauldron of experience, you will learn there not only on an academic level, but on a social plane too. I found that in each subject I took for the LC, I had a teacher that was both capable and kind. My favourites areas above all were English and History, both of which were taught impeccably well, on an interesting and engaging level.For me sport was not a defining experience at school, but through my friends I know that it can be if that is what you seek.

Since departing, I have spent 2 years at UL. And while those 2 years have differed greatly, I have enjoyed them both equally for different reasons. The opportunity to move out and live independently brings reality to your new status as an adult. I am studying international business and French, and at the time of writing this, I am about to embark upon two years of study and placement on the continent.

I can wholeheartedly recommend CBS to anyone that is hoping to learn and to grow. Having been through secondary school, all I can advise is that you don’t get too bogged down in any particular aspect of the experience and know that there is always a path to the destination you desire. And do not worry if you feel as though you don’t quite fit in, that only means that you’re doing something right.

Why choose us

A centre of excellence

A warm and welcoming school community

The positive relationships between parents, students and teachers are the foundation of our learning environment and we encourage ongoing communication to ensure your son’s success

We pride ourselves on providing a holistic education

Caring, safe, nurturing environment

We encourage very high standards from our students and we have a long and proven track record in achieving those standards of excellence

Students are presented with a range of opportunities to develop their leadership qualities of confidence, compassion, and resilience throughout their time with us 

The values and faith you teach your son at home are reinforced every day in our school and in our curricular activities

School hours

Monday: 9:00 – 15:50

Tuesday: 09:00 – 15:50

Wednesday: 09:00 – 15:50

Thursday: 09:00 – 15:50

Friday: 09:00 – 13:15

FOUNDED 1866

All Boys

GRADUATION RATE 100%

LOCATION

Charleville, Co Cork

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

19

7+ SPORTS PLAYED

Fostering Brotherhood

Inspiring Excellence

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Past Pupils Darragh and Tim Discuss Fond Memories of CBS