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Gradam Ceoil 2018 – TG4

By Ashton School on Jan 31, 2018.  

Is cúis mhór bróid do scoil Ashton í gur ainmníodh iarmhúinteoir Gaeilge Máire Ní Chéileachair mar TG4 Amhránaí na Bliana 2018. Beidh craoladh beo Gradam Ceoil TG4 2018 ar siúl Dé Domhnaigh seo chugainn, 4ú Feabhra, 20:30  ó Bhéal Feirste. Táimid go léir ag súil go mór leis an ocáid speisialta seo. We are very […]

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Sports Person of the Month December 2017 Anna Torres

By Geraldine Collins on Jan 23, 2018.  

        Interview with Anna Torres Sports Person of the Month – December 2017. Anna recently participated in a cross country schools competition and came in first place. Her hard work and dedication to athletics really stood out this year so far.   Q. How did you feel before the race? Before the race […]

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Athletics students have great success

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 8, 2017.  

The Athletics Association of Ireland ran cross-country challenge activities for students from across the country.  The purpose was to encourage students uptake in distance running.  It was open to all abilities. Ashton had 33 athletes representing the school in the challenge. Anna Torres 4th year came first in the 4th/5th/6th year girls section, with Sofia […]

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Art student Jade Segrillo is a winner

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 7, 2017.  

Students of Art were invited to participate in the Jane Glanville Art Competition, open to TY, 5th year students from six Protestant schools (mostly comprehensive) in Ireland, based on themes of Reflection, Journey, Change or Contemplation, co-ordinated by Ms. O’Shea.  Highly commended was Muireann O’Callaghan, 3rd Prize was awarded to Molly Neill, 2nd prize to […]

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Y.M.C.A. presentation at assembly

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 6, 2017.  

Representatives from YMCA Edel Stout, Laura Rodriguez, and Charles Payne attended Assembly at Ashton in early December, and made an impressive presentation to the student cohort, emphasising the importance of support around mental health for students. This was followed up by a presentation of a specially commissioned booklet called ‘Not alone’ which was given to […]

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Sports Person of the month November 2017 Christina Dring

By Geraldine Collins on Dec 5, 2017.  

Interview with Christina Dring conducted by Transition Year Sports Captains: Cara Lamb, Rory Lee and Jack O Meara.   Christina Dring – Sports person – November 2017.   Who do you look up to in sport? A. Katie Taylor. I met her in Transition Year at a STEM day and she did a Q&A. She […]

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Ashton Awareness Week against Bullying in all its forms

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 22, 2017.  

Ashton Awareness Week against LGBT bullying was held as a whole-school event during November, and was immensely successful in getting discussion going on the topic of bullying in all its manifestations.  The aim was to help students develop an understanding of how cyber bullying and homophobic bullying are hurtful, help build their empathy towards students […]

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Science Week at Ashton

By Geraldine Collins on Nov 22, 2017.  

  Congratulations to the Science stars who came 5th in Ireland when they recently attended the Irish Teachers Science Association Regional finals in Dublin. They had strong competition from across the whole country, and ultimately came a proud 5th place nationally.  The team were Robison O’Dea, William Ronayne, Zach Lumley. Well done to each of […]

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Christian Union Curry Night

By Drew Ruttle on Nov 17, 2017.  

Members of Christian Union held a most prayerful and fun night on Friday November 10th, alternating between great food, including desert, viewing of DVD snippets followed by discussion, concluding with a time of praise, co-ordinated by Chaplain Mr. Ruttle. Ashton students, invited students from Bandon Grammar school, all members of Christian Union, to join them […]

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Action Week 2017

By Drew Ruttle on Nov 16, 2017.  

Ashton Justice Group Action Week 2017 22– 24 November Dear Parents and Guardians, Ashton Justice Group is made up of student volunteers who meet weekly to actively raise awareness for social justice issues that affect people locally, nationally and internationally.   One way in which we help to promote equality and justice is by organising Action […]

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