Transition Year

Application Process and Policy for Admission for 2021/2022

By Ashton School on Jul 17, 2020.  

The Board of Management has recently published the school’s admission policy for students enrolling in 2021/2022 and following years.  The old policy applies for students enrolling for 2020/2021. Admission Policy for 2020/2021 only Admission Policy for 2021/2022 and following years Prior to accepting applications for 2021/2022 the board of management will prepare and publish an […]

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Minister McHugh Announces Postponement of State Examinations

By Ashton School on Apr 11, 2020.  

10 April, 2020 – Minister McHugh Announces Postponement of State Examinations

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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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Bishop Paul’s Message to the Cork Church of Ireland Post Primary Schools

By Ashton School on Mar 30, 2020.  

Click here to view the Bishop Paul’s Message for School Assemblies on 30th March 2020

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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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