Category Archives: Maths


UK Maths Challenge

A number of our Year 9 pupils took part in the annual UK Maths Challenge today. The challenge involves answering 25 multiple choice questions in one hour and is sat in school under normal exam conditions. The hall was packed with mathematicians this morning as they eagerly worked their way through the tough challenges. We wish them good luck and we are looking forward to finding out the results in ... [read more]


Mathematics Support Sessions

Several pupils were selected to take part in Mathematics support sessions as part of the Shared Education Signature Project (SESP). This is a collaborative project between four local schools; Newry High School, St. Paul’s High School Bessbrook, St. Joseph’s High School Crossmaglen and Newtownhamilton High School. This targeted maths support aims to help each pupil achieve a minimum grade C in their GCSE Mathematics. Each session included revision of three different topics from the GCSE Mathematics ... [read more]


Children in Crossfire Maths Challenge at St. Joseph’s

On Thursday 11th February Year 8 pupils at St. Joseph’s took part in the 2016 Children in Crossfire Maths Challenge. Throughout the morning pupils used the mediums of numeracy and mathematics to enhance their understanding of the work carried out by the Children in Crossfire charity. The children learned of projects currently being carried out by the charity in countries such as Tanzania, Ethiopia and The Gambia which include the delivery of food and water access ... [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.