Please be advised that the Leaving Certificate Grading system will change for all those sitting the Leaving Certificate from 2017. Below is a chart outlining the new percentage bands, the new letter grades (and scale ranging from 1-8) and the points that each grade attracts: Explanation of chart and points to note: The traditional letter […]
Uganda 2016 – Report from the group who travelled. The video that accompanies this post details the full journey with songs that we listened to whilst we were over in Uganda and that are memorable to us. We hope it gives you some sense of the immersion programme and what life in Africa is really […]
We are undertaking a self-evaluation of teaching and learning in our school. To help us in that evaluation, we would be very grateful for your views and opinions on the matters in the questionnaire below. The questionnaire should take between 5-10 minutes to complete. We would be very grateful if you would complete it. Please […]
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 […]
From The Time Machine to 1984, take a journey through the top 100 books teachers have recommended for students at secondary school. This is the Times Educational Supplement’s top 100 books to read before you leave secondary school, as voted by teachers. How many have you read? This is TES’ top 100 books to read before you […]
School principal Patricia Hayden talks about St. Joseph’s and the Trinity Access program in this piece in the Irish Times today. Click here for a link to the full article.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]