Election of Parent Nominee to Board of Management

By Ashton School on Sep 6, 2019.  

Dear Parents, In accordance with the Terms of Reference for Ashton School two parents serve on the Board of Management: one male parent and one female parent. A vacancy has recently arisen for a female parent because Stephanie Coughlan who has filled the role of parent nominee on the Board since 2015 has resigned. The […]

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Leaving Certificate Results 2019

By Ashton School on Aug 13, 2019.  
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Hockey Pitch Refurbishment Project

By Ashton School on Aug 12, 2019.  

Ashton School is very pleased to announce that work on the large-scale project to upgrade the school’s hockey pitch is nearing completion. The project involved the replacement of the original shock pad and carpet. The new shock pad which was laid in situ has been overlaid with a new tufted sand-dressed synthetic grass carpet which […]

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A History of Ashton School, Rochelle School, Cork Grammar School and Cork High School

By Ashton School on Aug 12, 2019.  

A History of Ashton School (St Leger, 2016), an impressive hardback publication compiled over decades, is the work of author Dr Alicia St Leger.  Alicia is a past-pupil who began her second-level education in Rochelle School.  There was no limit to her dedication to accurately record the history of the school and the other schools […]

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Reunion of Class of 1989

By Ashton School on Jun 20, 2019.  

Afternoon all, As you’ll be aware this 30th anniversary for the class of ’89. We have a reunion scheduled for Cork on Friday 05 July at 8:30PM. The venue has been moved to The Silly Goose Bar which is on Washington Street. Rumours that the original venue moved us due to reports about our behaviour from […]

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Ashton Notes – May 2019

By Ashton School on May 31, 2019.  

¡Olé! Win for 5th Year Ashton Students Sofiya Evenko and Shreya Ghosh are the proud winners of a competition organized by the Post Primary Languages Initiative in conjunction with the Junta de Castilla y León, Spain. Mr Geaney explains, “They had to make a two-minute video in Spanish showing how a typical Irish artefact could […]

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Teaching Posts Advertised for 2019/2020

By Ashton School on May 8, 2019.  

Teaching Posts for 2019/ 2020 advertised at

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Climate Change Rallies and Protests

By Ashton School on Mar 13, 2019.  

Dear Parents and Students, Several rallies and protests in relation to climate change are scheduled to take place on Friday, 15th March. I wish to advise that Ashton School has not planned any school representation of students at a rally or protest. Friday, 15th March, will, therefore, be a normal school day for students and […]

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Ashton Young Scientists Build Satellite in a Can

By Ashton School on Mar 12, 2019.  

A group of Transition Year students studying at Ashton School, Conor Murphy, Karl Dreimanis, Christopher Stokes, Roan O’ Boyle Sheehy and Theo Hardwicke, aided by their teacher Laura Manning will be taking part in a very exciting competition being run by CanSat Ireland in conjunction with ESERO Ireland. ESERO Ireland is an organisation that promotes […]

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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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