Exchange Programs

Silver Medallist at Irish Chemistry Olympiad

By Geraldine Collins on Apr 6, 2017.  

    Diarmuid O’Donoghue  6th Year, who was awarded a Silver Medal in the Irish Chemistry Olympiad at Dublin City University recently, representing Ashton, student of Ms. Buggy,  Science Teacher. He is now 1 of 16 students invited to be selected to participate internationally in Thailand in July, which he is looking forward to after […]

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French Exchange in Pontivy 2017

By Ashton School on Mar 7, 2017.  

Jeudi, le 9 mars 2017 Aujourdhui, la transformation est complète. Après huit jours, on parle le français. Ce matin, on est allé à Rennes. On est parti du Lycée Jeanne d’Arc à 8h20 et on est arrivé à la Gare de Rennes à 10h00. Avec des instructions écrites et un plan de la ville, les […]

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Debating team at Ashton look forward to visiting the European Parliament in Brussels

By Geraldine Collins on Feb 17, 2017.  

    On Thursday February 18th, four Transition Year students participated in the Lord Mayor’s debate on the motion that ‘Ireland is better off with the EU’.  This was held in the City Hall Chambers in the presence of eight other schools. The debate was a great success with Chaia Carroll, Lily Thornhill, Alex O’Donovan […]

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‘Elf’ the musical hits all the right notes

By Geraldine Collins on Jan 26, 2017.  

An extravaganza of ‘Elf’ the musical at Ashton! Ashton School Players, directed by Mr. Drew Ruttle brought the audiences to their feet once again with their presentation of ‘Elf’ the musical, which was held recently in the Physical Education Hall at Ashton School. Tickets sold fast and seats filled to maximum capacity.  Audiences were charmed […]

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German Exchange visit to Cologne.

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 14, 2016.  

 

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“A History of Ashton School” by Alicia St Leger

By Ashton School on Dec 3, 2016.  

Our long-awaited history book has been published and was launched on Friday, 2nd December 2016.  The launch took place in Ashton School and the book was launched by special guest – retired teacher and past-principal Bertie Smith. Bertie came to Ashton in 1974 and ended his teaching career as principal of Ashton in 2011.  With a connection with the school […]

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Awards Day at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Oct 24, 2016.  

  Ashton School, Blackrock Road, held their Annual Awards Day recently, attended by students, staff, Board of Management, Co-Patrons of the school, and invited guests. Prizes were awarded across the curriculum both academically and for sporting and extra-curricular success, generating positive affirmation for everyone involved. Guest of Honour on the day was Dr. Brian Appelbe, […]

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Best of Luck to John and the Irish Hockey Squad in Rio 2016

By Ashton School on Aug 5, 2016.  

Ashton past pupil John Jermyn realised the Olympic hockey dream shared by many after being chosen for the Irish squad for Rio.  He begins Ireland’s Olympic quest on Saturday, 6th August 2016, when Ireland will play India at 3.00 p.m. A year ago Ireland came through an arduous qualifying campaign to rightly claim a berth […]

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Transition Year Awards Night at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Jun 14, 2016.  

Transition Year students at Ashton School, Blackrock Road, Cork keenly anticipate this particular awards night, at the end of a very busy year.  Parents come to view and appreciate the work students have completed with great detail, imagination, and creativity. T.Y. Co-Ordinator Ms. Ryan welcomed everyone and used the ‘journey’ motif to impress on the […]

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Ashton Digest June 2016

By Geraldine Collins on Jun 6, 2016.  

As Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate students sit their examinations, we wish them peace of mind, and heart, knowing that they have done their best.  We also wish their parents luck and lots of patience!. As an annual event on the school calendar, the P.E. Department, headed up by Mr. Eddie Kirwan, Ms. Siobhain Dennehy, […]

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