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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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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.

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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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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

Uniform Update May 2021

Please click on the link below to see an update on uniform expectations from Mr. Scourfield: Uniform-UpdateDownload ...
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St Joseph’s welcomes Archbishop George for Feast Day celebrations

It was a pleasure for St Joseph’s to welcome His Grace Archbishop George Stack to the school for the Feast ...
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Change of Inset Day

We have moved our Inset Day from Monday, 12th April to Monday, 7th June. Monday, 12th of April will now be an ordinary school ...
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Centre Determined Grades

Mr Scourfield has put together a brief video that shares our approach to CDGs (Centre Determined Grades) over the next ...
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Wishing Archbishop George Stack (Archbishop of Cardiff and Apostolic Administrator of Menevia) a very happy 75th birthday!

PCSO Cooper & PCSO Standen #PortTalbotNPT attended @stjosephscomp to say a massive thank you 🍫 to 2 outstanding pupils, who handed in a wallet containing cash & personal items to the Police Station. The #honesty #integrity shown was commendable 👏🏻 The owner was very happy too!

We are really looking forward to see all our students back tomorrow and it is Week 2! Remember that we have moved the planned INSET Day to June 7th instead of tomorrow. A reminder of the entrance and exit points for each year group below that you will all be familiar with 👍

Very proud to see Amanda Jenkins from Year 10 present the Oil of Chrism to the Archbishop yesterday at the Chrism Mass at @MeneviaCathedra - very well done Amanda!

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