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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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French Exchange in Pontivy

By Ashton School on Mar 16, 2018.  

The French Exchange group has hit the news in Pontivy. They feature in the local newspaper today.

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Ashton Justice Committee present cheque to COPE Foundation.

By Geraldine Collins on Mar 14, 2018.  

  At a recent assembly, a cheque was presented to COPE Foundation as a beneficiary of the funds raised during Action Week, by the Justice Committee, co-ordinated by Mr. Ruttle which totalled 4,000 euros.  Students and staff were totally immersed in this week of fun to raise funds for local, national, and international charities.   […]

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High School Musical – NEW DATES!

By Drew Ruttle on Mar 13, 2018.  

Ashton Players will re-stage their production of ‘High School Musical’ on Tuesday and Wednesday, 10th and 11th April at 8pm in the sports hall.  All ticket holders from the postponed shows should bring tickets to Ashton office to exchange them for one of the new dates.  More tickets will also be sold from the office […]

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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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