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Ashton Notes – January 2019

By Ashton School on Feb 21, 2019.  

Notes from the Chaplain The school chapel recently celebrated its 30th anniversary. It was originally Dedicated to the Glory of God on St. Andrew’s Day,1988 by the Bishop R. Warke when Mr. J.V.P. Bond was Principal and the Reverend J.E. Fenning the chaplain. As part of the recent restoration of Ashton House, the chapel was […]

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Ashton School Celebrates Wellness and Oneness

By Ashton School on Feb 10, 2019.  

Ashton School’s 2019 Wellness week ran from Mon Jan 28th – Fri 1st Feb.  The theme for this year was “Celebration”. A number of in class activities ran in SPHE, P.E. and R.E. and all subject teachers were encouraged to embrace the theme in their own lessons. Some of the activities happening were Salsa dancing […]

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Ashton Notes – December 2018

By Ashton School on Jan 21, 2019.  

Christmas Concert The Christmas Concert took place on 6th December in the General Purpose Area. It is co-ordinated by Ms Mary O’Brien and supported by Mr Stobart from St Finbarr’s Cathedral. Members of staff joined the choir on this occasion. The programme consisted of Advent and Christmas carols and fostered a wonderful festive atmosphere. Poetry […]

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Ashton Notes – November 2018

By Ashton School on Dec 21, 2018.  

Armistice Day Last May, a Transition Year research group presented the stories of the fifty three Cork Grammar pupils who died during the Great War. They are commemorated on a brass plaque in the Georgian building at Ashton school. In anticipation of the Centenary Service of Remembrance in St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Sunday, 11th […]

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Adult Education – Programme for Spring 2019

By Ashton School on Dec 15, 2018.  

Th programme for Spring 2019 has recently bee published.  Please take a look at our brochure.  There is a course for everyone.

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Official Announcement of Hockey Pitch Refurbishment Project

By Ashton School on Dec 7, 2018.  

All Members of the School Community, Ashton School is very pleased to announce that Haffey Sports Grounds has been awarded the contract for a large-scale project to upgrade the School’s hockey pitch. The project will involve the replacement of the original shock pad and carpet. The new shock pad will be formed in situ and […]

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Ashton Notes – October 2018

By Ashton School on Nov 21, 2018.  

Open Day 2018 On the afternoon of Friday 21 September, the school opened its doors to the public and to prospective pupils and their families. Around 200 families were guided around the school by prefects and Transition Year students who were happy to talk about aspects of life here. Members of staff were on hand […]

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Revised Arrangements for Hockey Practice

By Ashton School on Nov 20, 2018.  

20th November 2018 Revised Arrangements for Hockey Practice Dear Parents, Following the satisfactory completion of a number of interim repairs to our hockey pitch, the pitch will be available for use again from this week. From Thursday, 22nd November, hockey practice will take place at Ashton School. Please note the updated schedule for training times for […]

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School Closure on 13th December for Teacher Training

By Ashton School on Nov 17, 2018.  

The School will be closed for all students on Thursday, 13th December, for teacher training.

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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 www.ashton.ie/recruitment. Deadline for receipt of applications is 4.00 p.m. on Wednesday, 31st October 2018. Shortlisting may apply.

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