about us

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

Parents’ Evenings

Due to the current restrictions and social distancing measures we will be hosting our Parents’ Evenings for this term online ...
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Advent Assembly 2021

We have been reflecting in school on the incarnation, the good news of God with us, light in the darkness.  ...
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Year 12 Application Page for September 2022

Moving from Year 11 to Post 16 education is a big step - what we have tried to do at ...
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Start of term (January 2022)

We hope that all of our students and their families are having a relaxing, enjoyable and safe Christmas break. Following ...
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Looking forward to welcoming students from local schools to St Joseph’s on Wednesday! Visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/st-josephs-sixth-form-centre-open-evening-tickets-240481916887 to book a place 👍

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Governors, staff and pupils would like to wish everyone associated with St Joseph’s a very happy and restful Christmas and blessed New Year! Stay safe everyone!

Huge congratulations to Martín and Lexie-Mae from 7S1 for finishing joint 1st! Both deserved winners 🙌🏻 #KS3 #studentartwork #artworkoftheday #edutwitter @stjosephscomp


A huge congratulations to @orrin_stella who has been selected as the Member of the Welsh Youth Parliament for #Aberavon! We are all extremely proud of you Stella!

Earlier this week we held the “St Joseph’s Act of Remembrance” - an important date in our school calendar. Watch our Memorial Assembly to see us remember those associated with the school that we know have died.

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