Transition Year

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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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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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 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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