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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.

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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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St. Joseph's: Latest News

2022 Exam Information

Please see below for exam timetables and important guidance for candidates ahead of this year's summer exams. Timetables GCSE Timetable ...
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School Closure

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INSET Day Reminder

Students will return from the February half-term on Wednesday 2nd March. Monday 28th February and Tuesday 1st March are both ...
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Year 9 Options Information

Year 9 Options Information 2022 Choosing your options in Year 9 is a big step. Due to the need for ...
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It was great for Miss Larkman to visit @StTheresePT this morning to work with Year 6. The pupils worked to plan and design the Year 7 Numeracy curriculum that the pupils will be studying when they join us in September. A great morning with very ambitious and capable pupils!

CONGRATULATIONS to the Year 7 Football Team ⚽️🎉 who have won the Port Talbot Schools League! They are also through to the final of the Neath Port Talbot Schools Cup after a 7 - 1 win in the Semi-Final that saw Ioan Johnston score 6 and Oliver James score 1! Well done boys!

Another great occasion for our pupils! Congratulations to those who made their Confirmation yesterday evening at St Joseph’s Church in Neath!

Well done to our Year 7 Netball Team who competed in the County Netball Tournament this week! Out of 18 schools in Neath, Port Talbot and Swansea, they came in the top 4! Mrs Carney-John told the staff this week that she couldn't be more proud of them!

Congratulations to our students who made their Confirmation this morning at St Joseph’s, PortTalbot. Archbishop George was full of compliments for all the young people, commenting on their attentiveness and positivity! It was a pleasure to be part of your special day! Very proud!

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