School Year 2017 / 2018
  • 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

Awards 2017 – 2018

Awards 2017 – 2018

The following is most, but not all of the awards won by our students this ...
Debate On Homework Gets Heated

Debate On Homework Gets Heated

The Alpha deBata Society held a lively and entertaining lunchtime debate on Monday May 21st ...
Past Pupil News

Past Pupil News

Congratulations to past pupils Michelle Ganly and Jackie Gorman who have been recognised for their ...
Ad Astra Scholarship for Clodagh

Ad Astra Scholarship for Clodagh

Sixth year Clodagh Reilly has been awarded an Ad Astra Scholarship in Music to UCD ...
Bower Girls Take Cannes by Storm

Bower Girls Take Cannes by Storm

Four Bower students and art teacher Oonagh Kelly were very lucky to be treated to ...
The Nicola Ward Public Speaking Final

The Nicola Ward Public Speaking Final

The much anticipated first year public speaking final for the Nicola Ward Trophy took place ...
Battle of Wits in Bugler Shield Final

Battle of Wits in Bugler Shield Final

There was a great buzz in the school on Tuesday, 15 May as the final ...
Footballers Going Strong

Footballers Going Strong

The hardworking and extremely talented U14 football team has enjoyed huge success this season, powering ...

Ms. Anne Beades
Ms. Anne BeadesDeputy Principal
Mr. Noel Casey
Mr. Noel CaseyPrincipal
Ms. Annette Craven
Ms. Annette Craven1st Year Head

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 the prime mission is to ensure that every student will reach her full potential
The guidance counsellor ensures that from her early days in the school students are advised on third level entry requirements. Students who may be experiencing personal difficulties may also avail of counselling on a confidential basis.

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


  • Upcoming Events

    There are no upcoming events at this time.

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