Category Archives: Sociology


St Joseph’s Year 11 Sociology Class Visit Stormont

On Thursday 1st June the GCSE Sociology class made the trip to Stormont to learn about the work of our local politicians and the history of the iconic building. The students were shown around the different rooms including the famous Assembly room and were able to sit in the seats of renowned politicians such as Martin McGuinness and Arlene Foster. There was even time for a short debate on whether Northern Ireland should allow voting ... [read more]


St Joseph’s Visit Leinster House

GCSE and A Level Sociology students enjoyed a very interesting and informative visit to Leinster House.  Their visit was sponsored by Séamus Kirk Fianna Fail TD for Louth and former Ceann Comhairle. During the tour students learned about the history of the building and the traditions of Ireland’s rich parliamentary heritage.  The tour also included a visit to the public gallery of both the Dáil and the Seanad while they were in session.  Pupils also had an ... [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.