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Becoming Fully Human in Christ

St. Joseph’s is an 11-18 Catholic comprehensive school situated in the heart of St. Joseph’s Parish, Port Talbot.   From Year 7 to Year 13 and beyond, we offer a pathway through Key Stages 3, 4 and 5, preparing our students for the rest of their lives.  Our aim is always for excellence,  for an education that inspires the development of the whole person, emotionally, spiritually and academically.

Whether you are a student, a parent or a visitor, we hope you find this website a useful resource to find out more about our school. There is more information and easy to follow links below, or use the menu at the top to find your way around.

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Calendar

Make sure you stay up to date with all of our scheduled events, trips, INSET days and holidays.

Whilst we aim to keep this calendar up-to-date, keep an eye on our Twitter feed and on your email inbox for any changes or updates as they happen.

Homework

Homework is an important part of a child's education. It teaches them to work independently, and to take ownership of their work and progress. We want homework to be an engaging and valuable experience for students and parents. Click here for our homework schedule. An up-to-date list of homework tasks is available on the ClassCharts app.

Social Media

We use out Facebook and Twitter feeds to keep you up to to date with the latest news, information and events.

All of our posts and tweets are displayed on this website, but make sure you follow us, so that you don't miss out on the latest news and information.r

ParentPay

ParentPay is the easy way to manage your child's school dinner money. It's also an easy way for us to get in touch with you with up-to-date news. Make sure your email address on your ParentPay account is up-to-date so that you don't miss out.

Click on the logo to go straight to the ParentPay page.

ClassCharts

ClassCharts is an app that allows you to check on you child's achievements in school. Every achievement and sanction point issued is available for you to see. You will also be able to see all of the homework issued to your child, with helpful advice, due dates and an estimated length of time each piece should take. The app is available on Apple or Android devices, or on their webpage.

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Please note that updates on events, trips and other important information will be sent out via ParentPay emails and on Twitter.

St. Joseph's: Latest News

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Thanks for Fr Paul Brophy for leading our Ash Wednesday services today along with some of our pupils. Over 600 pupils attended exhibiting excellent behaviour throughout #Saints

Great welcome as always to @BaeBaglan for their Year 11 Parents Evening. Lots of interest in the Sixth Form and questions about pathways from a lovely group of pupils👍 Don’t forget to visit https://t.co/0vdCGXzjws for more info about next weeks Information Evening #SixthForm

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A fantastic week away on the slopes of #Andorra with a great group of pupils and amazing staff! Really enjoyed everyones company and I didn’t fall over....that many times! 😉 Roll on next year! ⛷🎿 #SaintsToWherever2021

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The Ski Trip ‘A Team’ - thanks to the staff for giving up their time this week, with special thanks to Mr and Mrs Gow for leading such a fantastic trip! Everyone looks like they’ve had an amazing time! Glad you are all home safe and well #Saints

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1 day ago
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Thanks to Fr Paul Brophy for leading our Ash Wednesday services today along with some of our pupils. Over 600 pupils attended exhibiting excellent behaviour throughout #Saints

2 days ago
Photos from St. Joseph's Catholic School & Sixth Form Centre's post

As part of the Swansea City Afc Community Trust, some of our pupils attended the The Liberty Stadium today after deciding on a social action idea that would really make a difference in the local ... See more

3 days ago

An additional Sixth Form Information Evening has been arranged to give all students (those who have applied or not) the opportunity to visit the Sixth Form and find out more information. This will ... See more

3 days ago
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Great welcome as always at Ysgol Bae Baglan School for their Year 11 Parents Evening. Lots of interest in the Sixth Form and questions about pathways from a lovely group of pupils👍

Don’t ... See more

4 days ago

Year 7 - 11 return to school tomorrow. Year 12 & 13 are back on Tuesday. We hope you have all had a relaxing break.

5 days ago

The Ski Trip ‘A Team’ - thanks to the staff for giving up their time this week, with special thanks to Mr and Mrs Gow for leading such a fantastic trip! Everyone looks like they’ve had an ... See more

5 days ago

SKI TRIP UPDATE: We’re just passing through Newport. Our estimated arrival time back at St Joseph’s is 6:30pm.

5 days ago

After another rather choppy ferry crossing and having to join a queue of ships to enter the Port of Dover for over an hour, the St Joseph’s Skiers are safely back in the UK! Due to the delays in ... See more

6 days ago
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Our final day skiing has come and gone. All safely down the slopes, all happy with the progress made and all wishing we could do it all again!Nevertheless, we’re now on our bus journey home after ... See more

1 week ago
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Final full day skiing and it has been an absolute scorcher! However, it hasn’t just been the sun lighting up the slopes, our skiers have been on fire too! Tonight has been a further test as we hit ... See more

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