School Information

Ashton School has a three form intake,  with approximately 90 students entering First Year each September.  These  students are divided into either three or four groups for teaching purposes  depending on the subjects being taught.           Total  enrolment is about 520 with an approximately equal balance between boys and  girls.  The school employs 32 permanent teachers and a number of part time  teachers.  Teaching practice places are also provided for students from  University College Cork and the University   of Limerick.  Among  the teaching staff are a School Chaplain and specialist teachers for Career  Guidance and Learning Support Education.           Tuition  in the school is free, teachers salaries being paid by the government.   Parents are expected to provide books and uniform.  Assistance with the  provision of books and uniform is available in cases of need.