Prizes were awarded last week to primary and secondary students who had entered the popular Advertiser Christmas Art competition. We were delighted when five pupils from Senior 3 were presented with plaques by the Mayor of Galway Councillor Donal Lyons.
2015 has got off to a busy start in St Joseph's. The good news is that Leisureland has reopened and we are starting the swimming programme. Some pupils went on Friday last and all going well we will be bringing all pupils who can participate in the programme on Friday the 23rd. Transition Year students from Colaiste Iognaid will be there
Senior 3 have started an exciting photography project. Miriam Jennings from Spectrum Photography Club / GAP introduced the pupils to various elements of photography- lighting, shooting pictures and editing. Check out the Senior 3 page to see the great results. Miriam will be coming to the class every Tuesday for the next 5 weeks.
St Joseph’s is a special school under the patronage of the voluntary organisation Ability West. Education in all aspects of the primary school curriculum is provided for pupils between the ages 4- 18 who have moderate general learning disabilities. Programmes are designed to meet individual needs so as to enable pupils to reach their full potential.