Monthly Archives: May 2014


Stem days at St Joseph’s

Monday 19th May Year 9 pupils had a memorable STEM day with Pat Jamison from Sentinus. The theme for the day was ‘Renewable Energy’. An action packed day ensued, starting with pupils working in teams to build a hovercraft. Pupils were then given a limited supply of materials to work together and build an energy efficient house with a propeller. Each design was tested to see how much energy could be produced and each team ... [read more]

Library Fundraising - Little Hearts Matter

Year 8 pupils get fundraising!

Year 8 pupils raised £57 by selling bookmarks designed during World Book Day. A vote was made by Year 8 students to donate the money to Little Hearts Matter. Erin O’Reilly, Year 8 pupil, had a little brother Eoin who was born on 6/2/2006 and sadly passed away on 8/2/2006 from Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. Mrs Mary O’Reilly was presented with the money which will be included to funds she recently raised in a charity ... [read more]

Tiaran Murphy

Tiarnan makes the U 12 Northern Ireland Elite Squad

Tiarnan Murphy, a Year 8 student, at St Joseph’s and Newry City AFC U-12 player has been selected for the Northern Ireland U-12 Elite development Southern area squad. Tiarnan, a central midfielder, has progressed through the ranks at NewryCity’s youth academy. Under the guidance and coaching received from Academy Manager Conlon Morrison and his Professional coach Lee Kirrane, Tiarnan has progressed sufficiently to successfully come through a series of trials since last September to make the ... [read more]


St Joseph’s students receive Gael Linn Scholarships

Pupils from St. Joseph’s High School were successful in the Gael Linn oral examinations held recently. The pupils were awarded a scholarship for their impending visit this summer to the Machaire Rabhartaigh college in the Donegal Gaeltacht. Comhghairdeas!  Jack Ridley, Ciara Mc Sorley, Colleen Rooney agus Sean Óg Cowan pictured with Mrs Ridley Head of ... [read more]


SRC Presentation 2014

Year 12 pupils from St Joseph’s High School attended a presentation in the Canal Court Newry.  The presentation was a celebration of the achievements of the young people who have completed School Partnerships’ Programme of Occupational Studies over the past 2 years.  They achieved qualifications in a wide range of occupational fields such as, construction, engineering, beauty, hairdressing, catering and electrical to name a few. Redmond Maguire achieved the special award for joinery, and Gary Murtagh ... [read more]

Welcome to St.Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen

It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our school website. St Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen is a non selective, co-educational post primary school that welcomes and values all pupils from 11 – 18 years, and encourages them to be the best that they can be.

St. Joseph’s works in partnership with parents and pupils to maximise the academic and creative potential of all pupils enabling them to achieve the highest educational standards, thereby enriching their lives, the community and the economy.

As a Catholic school we promote dignity, self esteem, respect and foster the faith of all pupils. We pride ourselves on being a community in which each individual is recognised and valued.