Monthly Archives: June 2015


Year 13 Work Experience

Approximately 50 Year 13 pupils sought an opportunity to spend their last week of school on Work Placement in a variety of settings.  These included placements in Daisy Hill Hospital, Xerox, Veterinary Clinics, Accountants, Solicitors, Primary Schools and Pharmaceutical outlets.  The purpose of this programme is to help Year 13 with decisions before they enter their chosen career path and the world or work.  It is also an opportunity to learn about work, employees and ... [read more]


A-Level Art exhibition

This week visiting parents and others from the local community have been paying a visit to St. Joseph’s to enjoy an exhibition of the work produced this year’s A-Level Art students. The work – varied in texture, rich in detail and eye-catching by its colourful nature – has been on display in the assembly hall during the week and this has allowed the talent of these pupils to become a focal point within the whole ... [read more]


Handball Culture Experiencing a Revival at St. Joseph’s High School, Crossmaglen

If you are a first time visitor to St. Joseph’s High School, and you take a walk beside the football pitch adjacent to the Technology and Design block you may happen upon a large, towering concrete structure that – when you get up close and personal beside it – really can be quite as daunting as it is impressive. This is, of course, the school handball alley where every break and lunch-time at St. Joseph’s the ... [read more]


Former Teacher at St. Joseph’s Opens Art Exhibition.

On Saturday afternoon, 6th June, Killian McEvoy, a former teacher at St. Joseph’s, opened his latest Art Exhibition in Newry City Library. He has thirty new, original oil paintings of landscapes on show, including scenes from around Carlingford Lough, and some from South Armagh. Once again, he featured a young Guest Artist, and this year it was 16 year-old Shannon Magee, a pupil from St. Mark’s High School, Warrenpoint. Shannon won the Fiddler’s Green Festival Art Competition ... [read more]


STEM Summer School

“STEM FUTURES”A week of practical activitiesfor young people, 10 – 13 years old,focusing on digital technology, computerprogramming and problem solving in STEMfor the 21st century.   STEM Summer School ... [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.