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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School Closures for Junior Cycle Training

By Ashton School on Nov 28, 2018.  

Dear Parents, Please note that Ashton School will be closed for students on Thursday, 13th December 2018, and Tuesday, 15th January 2019, for teacher training associated with the implementation of the new junior cycle programme. Yours sincerely, Adrian Landen Principal

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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 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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