Monthly Archives: December 2014


A-Level Prize Giving 2014

Wednesday the 17th December saw the class of 2014 return in style and celebration to St. Joseph’s High School. With these former Year 14s now fully immersed into the new worlds of University, College and work these young St. Joseph’s alumni relished the opportunity to catch up with their peers and former teachers. This special evening also offered both the past pupils and their families a chance to reflect, acknowledge and celebrate the successes of ... [read more]


Christmas Spirit of St. Joseph’s Geography Department

Wednesday past pupils at St. Joseph’s High School jumped into the Christmas spirit by wearing their Christmas jumpers for the day. In doing so they raised an impressive amount of money as part of a Geography Department led initiative, with proceeds going towards the school’s on-going Eco-Schools project. Indeed, a fantastic £227 has been raised to date.  Pictured below are some of the pupils wearing their festive fashions. Also featured are Year 9 pupils displaying the ... [read more]


St. Vincent De Paul Annual Collection

St. Vincent De Paul Annual Collection On Friday the 19th December the R.E. department at St. Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen oversaw the collection of hundreds of generously donated gifts and foodstuffs to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul.  This was a pupil led initiative that had been taking place over the advent period. Each Form Class in St. Joseph’s had been encouraged to give generously and, judging by the amount of full boxes that we ... [read more]


Year 9 Complete Autobiography Project in The Library

On Tuesday 16th December this year’s ‘Library Autobiography Project’ came to a conclusion. The project was set up in order to showcase the abilities of Year 9 pupils to think, reflect and produce their own personal stories incorporating humorous events, favorite memories and ambitions for the future. The standard of work produced by these thirteen year olds was exceptional and made judging of entries an extremely difficult task.      1st prize winnersVanessa Vaichlyte, Caolan Dooley and Jack Ridley    Highly ... [read more]


Banbridge Trade Fair

On Friday last, the 12th December, our two Young Enterprise companies took part in the Banbridge Trade Fair.  Hamperoo’s have been very successful selling their Christmas hampers around school, and displayed excellent entrepreneurial skills at the fair.  Coping with Cooking have just had their local cookbook printed and were amazed at their successful sales in Banbridge.  The cookbook is flying off the shelves.   The Trade Fair was attended by the groups’ Business Advisor, Mr Martin ... [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.