Curriculum: At CBC they are committed to the education of the whole person. In achieving this aim they provide a wide range of subject choices as well as comprehensive sporting, outdoor educational, extra-curricular and pastoral programs. At the Middle School level, a wide range of elective classes is offered to students, allowing them to pursue studies which will lead to broad and challenging options. At the Senior levels, the choice of subjects broadens further as VCE classes are shared with their sister school, Presentation College Windsor. At VCE students can choose from a wide range of studies drawn from Humanities, Mathematics, Science, Visual and Performing Arts, Physical Education and Outdoor Education. CBC St Kilda caters for students aspiring to university places as well as those following vocational pathways, through the delivery of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL), and VET certificates in Engineering, Sport and Recreation, Information Technology and Multimedia. VCAL is offered at Foundation, Intermediate and Senior levels. CBC St Kilda is proud of their long and successful academic and sporting history and traditions. Many former students have made notable contributions to Victoria’s public and cultural life.
Sport: There is a strong sporting tradition within the college. The program embraces a house competition within the college and fields representative teams in the Associated Catholic Colleges (ACC) competition in sports such as athletics, basketball, cricket, cross-country, football, golf, hockey, swimming, soccer, tennis and volleyball. ACC chess and debating are also part of this competition. CBC has developed a comprehensive and extensive outdoor education program in activities such as orienteering, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, surfing, rock climbing, mountain biking, bushwalking, bush camping and cross-country and downhill skiing.
Extra-curricular activities: Junior ensemble, brass band, drama, debating, chess, photography and a highly successful walk-a-thon, which has raised more than $650,000 for charity.
Student welfare programs: The college is proud of its pastoral policy, which includes counselling services, chaplaincy groups, peer support, cross-age tutoring and social outreach programs, literacy support, careers advice and special education support.