Category Archives: Science


Science Fieldtrip to Armagh Planetarium

 On Monday 28th September, 9A and 9R took part in a Science Fieldtrip to Armagh Planetarium.  As the photos show the day was action packed and very enjoyable.  They all now know that they are stars, even without appearing on ‘X Factor’ and the brightest stars will be able to tell you why.  Just so you don’t think we have favourites, the rest of the year 9 groups will visit next Wednesday 5th Oct to ... [read more]


Year 11 Double Award Science visit Killowen Outdoor Education Centre

Year 11 Double Award Science recently went to Killowen Outdoor Education Centre in preparation for their upcoming Biology exam. The group investigated the impact light has on the biodiversity of organisms by carrying out a belt transect in the forest.  They also used several sampling techniques to collect insects and analysed their adaptations to survive in their habitats. Huge thanks to Vincent McAlinden from Killowen Outdoor Education Centre who accompanied the teachers and pupils on the trip. ... [read more]


Balmoral Show

Pupils from Year 8 and 9 visited the Balmoral Show on Wednesday 11th May. This annual event was run by the Geography and Science Department, giving the St. Joseph’s students the opportunity to view and experience the very best of modern day agriculture that Northern Ireland has to offer. Pupils got a chance to see a variety of animals, sample foods, new agricultural technologies and of course the fun ... [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.