Monthly Archives: September 2014

Gideon Bibles (1)

Gideon Bibles presented to Year 8 pupils.

Representatives from the Society of Gideon’s recently visited St Joseph’s to present Year 8 pupils with their own personal copy of the New Testament.  Gideon International was set up with the aim of trying to ensure as many people as possible can read the word of God and they visit St Joseph’s every year.  This is a great resource to have both at home and in RE class and we hope our Year 8s treasure ... [read more]


Year 9 participate in CSI and Titanic workshops in the STEM centre

As part of our Careers Programme pupils in Year 9 participated in CSI and Titanic workshops in the STEM centre in Dungannon on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd September 2014.  Pupils were fully engaged in the active learning environment which the STEM centre offers.  Pupils gained an insight into a variety of careers ranging from Forensic Scientist to Engineering.  Pupils thoroughly enjoyed this fun filled ... [read more]

Agriculture trip sept 2014

Agriculture’s first school Trip

Recently our Agriculture group went on their first trip to the Tanagh Outdoor Education Centre in Rockcorry, County Monaghan.  Mr Nugent and Miss Cumiskey accompanied our pupils from St. Joseph’s High School, St. Paul’s High School and Newtownhamilton High School.  During the trip pupils carried out field studies on the biodiversity of plants and organisms in a range of farmland and woodland settings.   They investigated the impact of abiotic factors on plant growth along with the ... [read more]

George Galloway

Scottish politician George Galloway offers his encouragement to the pupils of St Joseph’s

Mr Conlon (English Teacher) met Scottish politician George Galloway at his recent public speaking event in Belfast in the Ulster Hall. He is holding a sign offering his encouragement  to the pupils of St Joseph’s. He also signed a piece of Year 11 English Classwork – last year all students sat a Controlled Assessment which analysed one of Mr Galloway’s famous political ... [read more]


Lights, Camera…ACTION!!

11 1A have been busy recording their very own movie as part of the cross-border project, Spiral.  The class have been planning, producing, directing and editing since May.  We recently had Peter Baxter, from Create School, visit us to show the pupils how to record and edit their movie. On the 30th September the class will showcase their short movie to local schools from both sides of the border.  At the moment we cannot disclose what ... [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.