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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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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 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 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 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

COP26 – Letter from Archbishop George Stack

Please click on the link below to read Archbishop George Stack's letter to secondary schools about the upcoming climate conference ...
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Letters to Parents / Carers:

This page will host a digital copy of our letters to parents. You will be able to find it by ...
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Year 7’s First Week!

Year 7 have made a fantastic start to their journey through St. Joseph’s. Here are a few photos from their ...
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Recommendations from the Local Authority

Please click on the link below to read the letter from Mr. Scourfield regarding return-to-school recommendations from the local authority ...
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And it’s now the turn of St Joseph’s Primary School in Neath and St Joseph’s Primary School in Clydach (@stjpsc) for their Open Evening! The evening will take place on Monday 18th October and will be an opportunity to meet staff and pupils and hear all about life at St Joseph’s!

Aged between 11-17 and passionate about children's rights? Apply to become a member of our Youth Advisory Panel! We’re currently recruiting new members to be a part of our Advisory Panel for 2022. Please send your application to us before November the 1st.

Looking forward to welcoming pupils and parents from @StTheresePT to their Open Evening on Thursday! The evening will be a chance to meet staff and pupils, sample the subjects and visit parts of the school. It starts at 4pm in the New Hall with brief intros and runs until 5:30pm.

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