St. Joseph’s BNS is a boys’ primary school situated in the town of Carrickmacross in south Co.Monaghan. We currently have 288 boys on roll in the school in classes from Junior Infants to 6th Class. There are 16 teachers on staff, 3 Special Needs Assistants and a secretary. Our school prides itself on delivering a quality well-rounded education in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.
It is a Roman Catholic School (which is established in connection with the Minister for Education) and aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the person of the pupil: intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people.
The school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God and in the life death and resurrection of Jesus Christ
The Catholic school provides religious education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices, and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of the pupils in the Catholic Faith