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

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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

Comhairle na nÓg AGM 2019

Comhairle na nÓg AGM 2019

The 26 members of our Student Council travelled to Mullingar on Tuesday October 22rd for ...
Green Schools Water Conservation Training

Green Schools Water Conservation Training

Representatives from our Green Schools Committee attended an interactive training day run by An Taisce ...
Maths Week 2019

Maths Week 2019

Students were faced with a lot of problems last week.maths problems that is! The Maths ...
Arts Week 2019

Arts Week 2019

Our Lady’s Bower celebrated its 7th Arts Week for all pupils from Oct 9th-11th. Celebrating ...
Arts Week Opening Night Concert

Arts Week Opening Night Concert

The school was alive with the sights and sounds of all things Arts related on ...
Trick or Treat for Temple Street

Trick or Treat for Temple Street

Well done to the class of 2V who were busy raising awareness, raising money and ...
LGFA TY Coaching Course

LGFA TY Coaching Course

On Wednesday, October 16th 23 eager TYs worked with Elaine McGovern and Martina McCorry from ...
All Smiles on JC Results Day

All Smiles on JC Results Day

Congratulations to all of our students who recently received their Junior Certificate results. On Friday, ...

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