School Closure in response to Covid-19

By Ashton School on Apr 10, 2020.  

Following an announcement made by the Department of Education and Skills on 10th April, Ashton School will be closed until further notice. The full text of the announcement made by the DES is available here. Other statements and updates from the Department of Education and Skills in relation to coronavirus Covid-19 are available here. Advice on A3 poster […]

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Prize Day Awards Ceremony 2019

By Ashton School on Oct 1, 2019.  

The highlight of our awards ceremony on 27th September 2019 was the tribute paid to past pupil Mary Elmes who was awarded the Ashton School Hall of Fame Award 2019.  Guest speaker journalist and author Clodagh Finn helped students to visualise school days for Mary Elmes in Rochelle School and also spoke of her academic […]

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Prize Day Awards Ceremony 2019 – Photos

By Ashton School on Sep 30, 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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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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Ashton Notes – April 2019

By Ashton School on May 21, 2019.  

Hockey Notes Senior Boys Munster Senior A Cup Hockey Triumph: Ashton 1 – 0 Villiers. Captained by Andrew Salter, the boys battled heroically with standout performances from their captain, and man of the match Kevin O’Dea. Andrew scored the winning goal within a few minutes of the final whistle. Bravo all players and their coach […]

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Ashton Notes – March 2019

By Ashton School on Apr 21, 2019.  

Generous donation the Ashton Archive Lindy Kingston nee Hornibrook, a past pupil of Rochelle School, recently paid a visit to Ashton. Lindy was a pupil in Rochelle School from 1952 to 1958 approx. Lindy has very fond memories of her school days in Rochelle and it was wonderful to hear her stories in person. In […]

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Ashton Notes – February 2019

By Ashton School on Mar 21, 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 – 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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