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St.Joseph’s celebrates the achievements of the GCSE class of 2017

 Staff and parents filled the school assembly hall on Thursday 9th November to congratulate the class of 2017 on their GCSE results. St Joseph’s was delighted to have as Guest of Honour, Dr Charlene McShane PHD, BA Sc (Hons), a Past Pupil and Cancer Epidemiologist at Queens University Belfast. After leaving St Joseph’s Charlene attended UCD where she graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Biomedical Health and Life Sciences in 2011. Charlene then completed ... [read more]

1st Yr football

1st Year boys football

Well done to all the Year  8 boys who began their St Joseph’s football careers yesterday in the Oisin McGrath Shield. The boys had an excellent win against St Louis Kilkeel but unfortunately were beaten in their 2nd game against St Patrick’s Keady. However, the 1st year team is now through to play Aquinas Belfast in the quarter final of the Oisin McGrath shield next week. A big thank you to Mr Mc Creesh who has looked after the boys ... [read more]


Love for Life Presentations

Representatives from ‘Love For Life’ were invited to speak to the pupils at St. Joseph’s today to reinforce the precious point that young people should have information regarding all choices that they face. ‘Love For Life’ is a relationships and sexuality education project, which supports young people and their carers in dealing with the pressures to engage in premature sexual activity and other risk taking behaviours. Presentations were offered to pupils in Year 9, 11 and 13. ... [read more]


Restart a Heart Day

Storm Ophelia could not stop the ‘European Restart a Heart Day’ as the event was rescheduled for Monday 23rd October. First Responder/First Aider Thomas McKenna visited the school to reinforce life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills to a selection of our Year 9, 10, 11 and 13 students. Thomas was ably assisted by fellow First Responders Karen McCambridge and Gina Liddy along with our own First Responder Rosemarie Donnelly.  The training included a chance for all ... [read more]

Internet Safety

Internet Safety Talk

Pupils from Years 8-14 were recently involved in an Internet Safety presentation delivered by the PSNI. They reminded children about the dangers whilst on the Internet and Social Media platforms. The PSNI also recommended some excellent websites that parents and pupils can visit for advice and report inappropriate contact online. The websites are listed ... [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.