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School re-opens on Monday, 5th March

By Ashton School on Mar 4, 2018.  

Ashton School will be open as normal on Monday, 5th March.

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School Closure due to Severe Weather

By Ashton School on Feb 28, 2018.  

In response to the Statement from the Department of Education & Skills published on Wednesday, 28th February, Ashton School will be closed on Thursday, 1st March and Friday, 2nd March, due to the Status Red warning in place for Munster and Leinster. Please note that all activities scheduled to take place at the school on 1st and 2nd March […]

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Child Safeguarding Training

By Ashton School on Feb 23, 2018.  

Ashton School will close at 1240 on Tuesday, 6th March, to facilitate staff training in child safeguarding. Classes as normal on 7th March.

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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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