Dear Parents/Guardians,
St. Joseph’s Secondary School was founded in 1858 and has a proud tradition in offering an excellent teaching and learning experience to second level students in the local and wider community.The school is under the trusteeship of Edmund Rice Schools Trust.

We offer a Junior and Leaving Certificate curriculum and the Transition Year programme. Our academic courses are complemented with a wide range of extra-curricular activities which are detailed in this websiteOur medium term plans include an extension to the school to accommodate additional workshops and a laboratory.This will facilitate offering additional subjects at Leaving Certificate. It is difficult to portray in this leaflet all that happens in St. Joseph’s and you are welcome to call to the school, or you can download our prospectus

Best wishes
David Madden

In Brief:

Congratulations to all our Leaving Cert and Junior Cert students who recently received their results. Full report and pictures on our News Page >>>>

2014 Peadar McCann award winners with their teachers. For a full report and pictures log one here >>>>>
To view photographs of our 2014 Award Winners follow the link >>>>

After school study has commenced and is held every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4 pm to 6 pm. Third and sixth year students in particular are encouraged to avail of this. 66 student shave enrolled so far in the first week.

Survey of Parents and Students Attitudes to Homework - A survey has been conducted of First Year parents' and students' attitudes to homework has been carried out recently in our school. 98% of students and 89% of parents participated in the survey and the result can be accessed here >>>

The new traffic layout at the front of the school is working really well and makes it much safer for parents and coaches to drop off and collect students.

The Parents Council AGM will be on Monday 6th October from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm. It includes a presentation by Drogheda Gardai for parents on Substance Abuse Awareness.

Bullying concerns continue to surface again and again in schools. If you need to report a bullying incident which is affecting you, you can contact our school by logging on to the  link highlighted below
Please click here to access the confidential form






Mr. David Madden, Principal

The Board of Management is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Savage, who is a member of the teaching staff, to the position of Acting Deputy Principal.

The November 2014 Newsletter can be viewed online >>>

The School Calendar 2014/15

Our 2014 Leaving Cert Photos can be viewed on our Students' Page >>>>

Survey of Parents' opinions on our school uniform >>>>

Survey of Parents and Students WSE >>>

Annual Report from our Board of Management to Parents 2012 - 2013 >>>>

All our School Policies can be found on our Parent's Page >>>

To download a copy of our registration form >>>>
How to get to our school >>>>

To download our prospectus >>>>

Subject Inspection of Technical Graphics and Design and Communications Graphics Report by the Department of Education and Skills March 2012 >>>

Our List of Extra-Curricular Activities for 2014/15 >>>


To give you a overview of our school we would like you to click on the following link video link >>>>>

School Prefects 2014/15

This Year's Senior Prefects being presented with their badges by School Principal, Mr David Madden. They are Daniel Akinso,  Louis Flanagan, Jake Fleming, Gary Fox, John Holdcroft, Cormac Hughes, Stephen Hughes,Michael Janik,Andrew McGovern, Adam McLoughlin, , Glen Mitchell, Luke Mitchell, Nehemy Mutombo, Scott Murphy, Brano Oracko and Jakub Rusin.


Work is progressing well on the extension. The four new workshops were handed over by the main contractor for the start of this school year. This aerial photo was taken in August 2014.