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School Closure on Tuesday, 17th October 2017

By Ashton School on Oct 16, 2017.  

The Department of Education and Skills has decided that all schools will remain closed tomorrow. Ashton School will be closed on Tuesday, 17th October 2017. For your safety, please read Key Public Safety & Information Messages posted by the National Emergency Coordination Group. Adrian Landen Principal

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School Closure on Monday, 16th October 2017

By Ashton School on Oct 15, 2017.  

In response to the Statement from the National Emergency Coordination Group on Severe Weather, the Department of Education and Skills is instructing all schools in counties covered by red level warning to remain closed on Monday. Ashton School will be closed on Monday, 16th October 2017. For your safety, please read  Key Public Safety & Information Messages posted by […]

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Awards Day with Peter Foott Guest of Honour

By Geraldine Collins on Oct 13, 2017.  

Chairman of the Board of Management at Ashton School, Mr. John Deane welcomed Bishop Paul Colton and  Mr. Pat McKelvey C.E.T.B. Co-Patrons of the School, Board of Management, invited guests including Guest Speaker Mr. Peter Foott, a past pupil of Ashton, parents and students to the Annual Awards Day. Mr. Adrian Landen Principal outlined the […]

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Head Girl and Head Boy greet Bishop Paul Colton

By Geraldine Collins on Sep 15, 2017.  

At the opening Assembly of the new school year, Mr. Landen, supported by Ms. Hewison, welcomed all students and staff back to school after the summer vacation. He encouraged students to do their best in all aspects of school life, both academic and sporting.  Mr. Landen welcomed Bishop Paul Colton, who addressed students, and encouraged […]

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Bronze medal for Diarmuid O’Donoghue at International Chemistry Olympiad

By Geraldine Collins on Jul 20, 2017.  

Congratulations are extended to Diarmuid O’Donoghue, 6th year at Ashton, on his amazing achievement at being awarded a Bronze medal at the International Chemistry Olympiad, held mid – July in Thailand.  Science teacher Ms. Margaret Buggy was ‘thrilled’  with Diarmuid’s  success.  She has taught Diarmuid through Junior Cycle Science, Leaving Certificate Chemistry, and actively encouraged him […]

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Recruitment of Guidance Counsellor, Special Needs Assistant and Librarian

By Ashton School on Jul 10, 2017.  

Guidance Counsellor Ashton School, Blackrock Road, Cork invites applications from suitably qualified teachers for the following RPT/TWT positions which may arise for 2017/2018: Guidance Counsellor (22 hours). Completed application forms, which must be accompanied with Curriculum Vitae, confirmation of current Teaching Council registration and registered subjects, vetting disclosure, and two written references, will be accepted […]

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Listowel Writers Week Winners.

By Geraldine Collins on Jul 6, 2017.  

    Ashton School 5th Year students Kim Bradfield and Philip Krause, along with their supportive families, attended Listowel Writer’s Week 2017 on May 31st for the official Opening of this internationally renowned festival of literature, to accept their awards on the night, with pride. Kim was awarded 1st prize in the U18 Creative Young […]

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Adult Education Enrolment Evening on 13th September 2017

By John O'Sullivan on Jun 1, 2017.  

The Adult Education Enrolment Evening for Autumn 2017 will be held on Wednesday, 13th September 2017.  Come along to enrol for one or more of the many excellent courses available.  Check out our brochure online. There is a course to suit everyone.

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Art and Photography winners in Mental Health competition

By Geraldine Collins on May 30, 2017.  

    Katarina Sesaldo School Winner in Mental  Health Ireland’s Art and Photography Project.   Fiona Corcoran highly commended also in this competition. Certificates presented recently as affirmation of their creative abilities and their awareness of Mental health issues, co-ordinated by Ms. Creedon.  

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Transition Year Awards Night

By Geraldine Collins on May 29, 2017.  

    Transition Year students at Ashton School, Blackrock Road, Cork keenly look forward to 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, and imagination. Ms. Ryan Year Head, welcomed everyone on the night, and Ms. Burke […]

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