Category Archives: GAA

1st Yr football

1st Year boys football

Well done to all the Year  8 boys who began their St Joseph’s football careers yesterday in the Oisin McGrath Shield. The boys had an excellent win against St Louis Kilkeel but unfortunately were beaten in their 2nd game against St Patrick’s Keady. However, the 1st year team is now through to play Aquinas Belfast in the quarter final of the Oisin McGrath shield next week. A big thank you to Mr Mc Creesh who has looked after the boys ... [read more]


Year 8 Ladies Gaelic Football Blitz

On Friday 7th October 2016, the Year 8 girls from St Joseph’s,  took part in a very successful intra-mural Ladies Gaelic Football Blitz. Organised by Miss McCarron (Head of PE) and coach Michael McElroy, in what is now an annual event, the enthusiastic players represented their respective form groups with the five classes playing each other in a round robin competition. The level of performance was excellent with the close and competitive games developing the ... [read more]


Best Wishes to Bernie and Clare

We would like to wish our past pupils Bernie Murray and Clare McKinley the best of luck in the All Ireland Camogie Final on this Sunday 11th September (Croke Park @ 12 noon) Armagh ... [read more]



Ladies Gaelic Football in St. Joseph’s H.S., Crossmaglen is flourishing at present and a number of teams have achieved success in the past couple of years. In May 2016, the U.14 Ladies Gaelic team won the Ulster Schools’ ‘Erne’ Shield final against St Mary’s HS, Limavady. Then, in June, the Year 8 Ladies Football team were finalists of the annual Ulster Schools’ Blitz. Miss McCarron (Head of P.E.) said she was delighted with the performance of ... [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.