Transition Year

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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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 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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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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Ashton Notes – December 2018

By Ashton School on Jan 21, 2019.  

Christmas Concert The Christmas Concert took place on 6th December in the General Purpose Area. It is co-ordinated by Ms Mary O’Brien and supported by Mr Stobart from St Finbarr’s Cathedral. Members of staff joined the choir on this occasion. The programme consisted of Advent and Christmas carols and fostered a wonderful festive atmosphere. Poetry […]

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Ashton Notes – November 2018

By Ashton School on Dec 21, 2018.  

Armistice Day Last May, a Transition Year research group presented the stories of the fifty three Cork Grammar pupils who died during the Great War. They are commemorated on a brass plaque in the Georgian building at Ashton school. In anticipation of the Centenary Service of Remembrance in St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Sunday, 11th […]

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