Welcome to St. Joseph's website
St. Joseph's is an all girls voluntary Catholic Secondary School, founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1918. It is situated in the centre of Castlebar and is built on the historical grounds of the Lord Lucan estate.
St. Joseph's is under the trusteeship of Ceist and has over 400 pupils attending at present.
We aim to provide a holistic Christian Education in co-operation with teachers, students, parents, management and the community.
Congratulations to Transition year students on an excellent performance of the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast, the "Tale as Old as Time" which was staged on Wed & Thurs 18th & 19th November in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar . read more View poster
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St. Joseph's wish to acknowledge all contributions towards our school musical from our generous sponsors, View list of sponsors
St Joseph's U14 Gaelic team update - The U14 Gaelic team had another great victory over Foxford on Wednesday. This is the teams third win in a row and they will now face Swinford in January. Read more
The U16 team have a match next Monday the 23rd in Swinford, this is their final match of the year. Best of luck girls!
Congratulations to Sinead Sweeney and Poleda Cullen O'Brien who came second in the 11-13 years and 14-17 years Categories respectively in the Credit Union art competition. A prize giving ceremony is taking in Lough Lannagh Village on Thursday 12th November at 6.oopm
Congratulations to the Home Economics Department and TY students on the amazing Bake Sale held in Rua, Spencer St., on Sunday 8th November 2015. The event was a complete sell out. Thanks to all who supported and a special thanks to Aran and Colleen McMahon at Rua
St. Joseph's have recently launched their new Irish Blog - www.naomhiosaef.weebly.com
Congratulations to the Camogie team who won the Mayo Secondary Schools Blitz in McHale Park The team won the final of the shield competition
All 1st Yr students attended the musical "Grease" in Claremorris on Tuesday 20th October
St. Joseph's was honoured to have a recent visit by Hurling legend Henry Shefflin! All students were given the opportunity to listen to his superb achievements - 10 All Ireland medals
Transition trip to Killary will take place on 12th, 13th & 14th October
A very successful 1st year GAA blitz was held in Foxford on Thursday 24th September. A great fun day out was had by all!
Congratulations to TY students on their excellent Junior Cert results, well done girls!
St. Joseph's have been awarded a Dept. of Education certificate for promoting positive mental health and have been chosen as an Ambassador for Cycle for Suicide, well done to all involved.
Congratulations to Maeve Gallagher (2D) who won the All Ireland Under 14 girls Cycling Championships in Westport. The event was run over 2 days 29th/30th August. Well done Maeve
The following are the arrangements for opening of the school for August /September 2015:
1st Years Friday 9.00am 28th August
3rd Years and 6th Years 9.00am Monday 31st August
2nd and 5th years and Transition Years 9.00am Tuesday 1st September
Tuesday 1st September 6.30pm - 5th & 6th Year Parent's Meeting
Tuesday 1st September 8.00pm - TY Parent's Meeting