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Health Promoting Schools flag

  St. Joseph’s recently received their second flag in five years in acknowledgement of the work they carry out as a Health Promoting School. Pictured with the flag are staff and students of the school who make up the committee, along with Pauline Flynn and Patricia McQuaid representing the parents association, and Anne Walshe of […]

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Cycle Against Suicide

Stars of Irish broadcasting, sport, music, member of the Garda Siochana and PSNI came together with Minister Jimmy Deenihan to support this unique student event themed ‘Together we can’. Pupils of St Joseph’s were afforded a unique opportunity to attend a special daylong event hosted by Cycle Against Suicide, on Thursday, January 14th, 2016 at […]

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College Awareness Week 2015

During St Joseph’s annual College Awareness Week we were delighted to welcome over 30 different local professionals to the school to meet all of our 2nd year students. Students spent 5 minutes with each profession asking all sort of questions about the benefits of that chosen career. We are extremely grateful to all the volunteers […]

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New school for 2019!

The Board, principal and staff of St Joseph’s Secondary School are delighted that the Department of Education and Skills has  announced the building of a new school in 2019. The St Joseph’s community looks forward to moving to a modern campus which will better facilitate the needs of 21st Century learners.  

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Coláiste Uisce

Watch a video of our students in Coláiste Uisce: a gaeltacht situated on the north west coast of Mayo. Taking Irish out of the classroom and learning through the enjoyable medium of water-sports and adventure activities including sailing, windsurfing, surfing, orienteering, archery, canoeing gives students a new perspective of the language. They see the language […]

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Gaeilge 24

Ghlac daltaí agus foireann na scoile páirt i nGaeilge 24 i mbliana. Is feachtas é seo atá á reáchtáil ag Conradh na Gaeilge. An dushlán a bhí ann ná iarracht a dhéanamh an Ghaeilge a úsáid ar feadh an lae. Bháin gach duine an sult as agus bhí an Ghaeilge le cloisteáil go hard timpeall […]

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St. Joseph’s featured in TCD’s Press Release

Our school was mentioned today in a tweet from TCD regarding exciting developments in the 21 Century Learning project. St. Joseph’s School is one of the partner schools from a number of European countries aiming to modernize teaching through evidence based research.   “Research has shown that 21CL approaches will help students to develop the habits and […]

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‘Choosing the right College Course’ Talk on this Thursday 15/10/15

This talk is aimed at parents of TY, 5th and 6th year students. This inspiring and practical talk by Catherine O’Connor, Education Consultant and Author of ‘Cracking the College Code’ aims to empower parents to help students make informed choices about college courses and addresses the many issues that affect success in the first year of college. Please see the attached […]