Category Archives: Religion Dept

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St Patrick’s Day Assembly

To celebrate the feast of St Patrick the Music and Religion Department held a special assembly for Key Stage 3 pupils and staff. We were treated to some traditional Irish music, Irish dancing and singing. Pupils also reminded us about the story of St Patrick. Thank you to all the talented children and staff involved for an entertaining and lively ... [read more]

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Pope John Paul II Awards and Muiredach Cross Awards

On Tuesday 15th March, St Joseph’s celebrated the achievement of several A’ Level and GCSE students who collected their Pope John Paul II Awards and Muiredach Cross Awards, in St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh.  These awards recognise the important contribution our young people have to make to their schools and communities.  Our students were excellent ambassadors for their school working with several different groups within our community.  We would like to congratulate them for all their ... [read more]

Majella - St Patricks's Award

St Patrick’s Award for Majella

Congratulations to our school secretary, Majella Hatzer, who recently received the St Patrick’s Award from Archbishop Eamon Martin. The St Patrick’s Award is a prestigious award given to those who make an outstanding contribution to Parish Life. Congratulations from everyone at St ... [read more]

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Muiredach Cross Award

Pictured are our current Year 12 students who are participating in the Muiredach Cross Award. This is a faith based award, which allows young people to explore their gifts, talents and faith, while giving something back to our community. Our students are currently involved in several fundraising projects, including raising money towards Cancer Research in memory of our dear colleague and friend Genevieve ... [read more]

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Year 12 Retreat

On Wednesday 21st October the Year 12 students were involved in a day of retreat in school. The Diocesan Retreat Team ‘Siolta’ worked with the students through prayer and fun activities. This gave the students time to reflect on their lives and the challenges faced by young people today. The retreat ended with a celebration of the ... [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.