School Year 2018 / 2019
  • 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

A Big Thank You to Our Parents Association

A Big Thank You to Our Parents Association

Thank you to our Parents Association who work tirelessly behind the scenes and provide continued ...
5th Years Attend I WISH 2019

5th Years Attend I WISH 2019

International Day Of Women And Girls In Science was celebrated on Monday, February 11th and ...
Isabelle Sees Success on Fencing Piste

Isabelle Sees Success on Fencing Piste

Congratulations to 5th year Isabelle Clarke, who had great success on Saturday February 9th, when ...
TYs “Journey” back to the 80s with Rock of Ages

TYs “Journey” back to the 80s with Rock of Ages

The combined forces of Our Lady’s Bower and Marist College took to the stage of ...
Kate and Isabelle Address the Community Wetlands Forum

Kate and Isabelle Address the Community Wetlands Forum

The Community Wetlands Forum met on Saturday, February 2nd at Tyrrellspass Castle, to mark World Wetlands Day ...
Clodagh Receives UCD Ad Astra Scholarship

Clodagh Receives UCD Ad Astra Scholarship

Congratulations to Clodagh Reilly, who was one of nine Performing Arts scholars recently inducted into ...
Irish Beekeepers Buzzing With Bower Research

Irish Beekeepers Buzzing With Bower Research

The Federation of Irish Beekeepers Associations of Ireland invited 2nd Years, Hannah Duffy and Niamh ...
U15s FAI Schools Competition

U15s FAI Schools Competition

On January 28th the girls had their first fixture against Scoil Chroist Ri, Portlaoise. This ...

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