School Year 2019 / 2020
  • Our Lady's Bower

    School for Girls, Retreat Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

  • Curriculum

    Junior Cycle, Senior Cycle, Transition Year, Career Guidance

  • Transition Year

    Musical, Drama, Junk Kouture, Gaisce, Scifest, Young Scientist, Young Social Innovators

  • Extra Curriculum

    Music, Art, Hockey, Gaelic, Basketball, Athletics, Debating

An Grianán Mhuire

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Welcome

Our Lady’s Bower places emphasis on high scholastic achievement

yet equal provision is given to the personal and spiritual development of all our students.

Our motto “Each for all and all for God

Mannequin Challenge

A New Crop of Bower Flowers

A New Crop of Bower Flowers

A very warm welcome to our new group of 1st Year girls who joined the ...
Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

We would like to pass on our congratulations to the Leaving Cert class of 2019. ...
Dr. Bugler Shield Debate 2019

Dr. Bugler Shield Debate 2019

The Bugler Shield was initiated in 1986 when Dr. Harry Bugler (from Ennis and practicing ...
1st Year Public Speaking Finals

1st Year Public Speaking Finals

Congratulations to our ten finalists who took to the podium for the 31st First Year ...
Student vs Teacher Debate

Student vs Teacher Debate

Rebecca kicked off proceedings by suggesting the current school system kills creativity and is a ...
1st Years Clinch All Ireland Medal

1st Years Clinch All Ireland Medal

Our Lady’s Bower, having won the Midland Championship, qualified for the All Ireland 1st Year ...
Sports Day 2019

Sports Day 2019

A fun-filled Sports Day was enjoyed by students and staff alike on Tuesday, May 14th. ...
Donation to Breast Cancer Ireland

Donation to Breast Cancer Ireland

Mrs Rachel Fitzgerald Feeley has visited the school on a number of occasions this year ...

Ms. Anne Beades
Ms. Anne BeadesDeputy Principal
Mr. Noel Casey
Mr. Noel CaseyPrincipal
Ms. Diane Windle
Ms. Diane WindleDeputy Principal

Meet the Team

 

Curriculum

Junior Cycle, Senior Cycle, AEN, TY, Career Guidance, Religious Educations
Our school excels in the personal development of its students in academic studies, sports and the Arts. Our Lady’s Bower places firm emphasis on high scholastic achievement, yet equal provision is given to personal development

Transition Year

Musical, Drama, Junk Kouture, Scifest, First Aid, Young Scientist, Young Social Innovators
Our programme aims to promote the holistic development of our students and to prepare them for their role as responsible members of society. It is designed to provide pupils with the opportunity to discover their own talents

Guidance

At Our Lady’s Bower our primary mission is to ensure that every student will reach her full potential
The two guidance counsellors are available to meet with students who require personal | social, educational and career guidance. Students can avail of a professional, confidential service in a safe and positive environment.

Parents Area

Uniform

Information on School Uniform and PE Uniform

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Book List

Books required for various subjects at all levels

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Dates

Important Dates for School Term, Meetings, Exams

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Subjects

Curriculum – Core Subjects and Optional Subjects

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Further Information


The Sunday Times, 27th August 2017, identified Our Lady’s Bower as a top feeder school (non-fee paying) outside of Dublin to universities with 97% of the girls from the 2017 class in third level.

Our Lady’s Bower ranked in the top 50 schools out of 400, the only Westmeath school to make the top 50. 10% of the girls in the class of 2016 were awarded scholarships to Irish universities.

We invite you to explore Our Lady’s Bower

Check out  our prospectus online

Online Prospectus