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Part-time Office Secretary Required

By Ashton School on Oct 22, 2018.  

Ashton School, Blackrock Road, Cork invites applications from suitably qualified applicants to fill a vacancy for the position of part-time Office Secretary. Application forms with job description and application details are available for download at Deadline for receipt of applications is 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 31st October 2018. Shortlisting may apply.

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Arrangements for Hockey Practice

By Ashton School on Oct 10, 2018.  

10th October 2018 Arrangements for Hockey Practice Dear Parents, As the school hockey pitch will be unavailable for a period of time, it is necessary to put other arrangements in place to facilitate the continuation of the school’s hockey programme without further interruption. Alternative arrangements have been put in place from Monday, 15th October. From that […]

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Leaving Certificate Results 2018

By Ashton School on Aug 16, 2018.  

Wednesday, 15th August, was indeed a day of celebration at Ashton School – the day when the leaving certificate results finally arrived.  The long-awaited results brought great news for many students. The performance of the Class of 2018 was outstanding with excellent results achieved at every level. Special congratulations are in order for William Ronayne who […]

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Ashton School Uniform and Sports Kit

By Ashton School on Jul 11, 2018.  

Until Friday, 13th July 2018… All items (except shirts and shoes) will be available from Welch Sports, Douglas Village Shopping Centre, Cork. (Tesco) until 13th July. Phone 021-4857004.  All hockey sticks, bags, shoes, protection etc will be available from Welchs Hockeyworld, Unit 3 Frankfield Business Park, Ballycureen, Cork, T12 RPR9 (near Musgraves).  Phone 021-4311651. From Monday 16th July 2018… All Ashton School Uniform and Sports […]

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Performance Descriptors (First and Second Year Summer Reports) – notes for parents and students

By Ashton School on Jun 12, 2018.  

Please note the new descriptors used to describe performance in end-of-term written examinations in the Junior Cycle programme.  The new descriptors apply only to subjects taught from new specifications.  Currently the descriptors apply to Science, Business Studies and English. Old Grade Descriptors – Junior Certificate Percentage A ≥ 85 to 100 B ≥ 70 and < 85 […]

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‘High School Musical’ a resounding success.

By Geraldine Collins on May 26, 2018.  

        High School Musical was a resounding success as always, despite the ‘snow’ and inclement weather forcing the cancellation of some of the shows. Yet, determined and committed to completing what they had worked so hard for all year, the Transition Year cast of 2018, showed ‘true grit’ by reconvening once the […]

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The significance of the Tree of Life for Confirmation students in the Diocese.

By Geraldine Collins on May 20, 2018.  

The significance of The Tree of Life in preparation for Confirmation and the strong creative connection with Ashton School. As Confirmation time approaches each year, Bishop Paul Colton hosts a morning of activities and fun for Confirmation candidates from all parishes across the dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. This year it was held in […]

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Music Tour to Bratislava and Vienna 2018

By Ashton School on Apr 25, 2018.  


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Child Safeguarding Training

By Ashton School on Apr 20, 2018.  

Ashton School will close at 1240 on Tuesday, 15th May, to facilitate staff training in child safeguarding. Classes as normal on 16th May.

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French Exchange Group in Paris

By Ashton School on Mar 19, 2018.  

No trip to Paris is complete without a visit to La Tour Eiffel (and some high street shopping!) The exchange group is pictured here with the iconic backdrop best viewed from across the Seine. The goodbyes, after a successful week-long stay in Pontivy in the heart of Brittany, were said in the early hours of […]

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