Category Archives: Nature


Murmuration of Starlings

A murmuration of starlings is an amazing sight – a swooping mass of thousands of birds whirling in the sky above your head. Recently Miss McCarron videoed this winter phenomenon in her native rural Co Fermanagh. What’s going on? It’s basically a mass aerial stunt – thousands of starlings all swooping and diving in unison. It’s completely breathtaking to witness. Why do they do it? It is thought that starlings do it for many reasons. Grouping together offers safety ... [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.