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

Irish Junior Maths Competition

Irish Junior Maths Competition

Congratulations to Ellen Carroll, Ciara Fallon, Angelica Gomes Da Silva and Ilaria Manenti, who reached ...
Second Annual Scifest@School

Second Annual Scifest@School

On Friday, March 1st Our Lady’s Bower hosted its second consecutive Scifest@School fair. We were ...
Mois de la Francophonie

Mois de la Francophonie

March is the designated month to celebrate the French language and culture worldwide. The Bower’s ...
Women’s World Day of Prayer

Women’s World Day of Prayer

Thank you to Mrs Barbara Foley-Fisher, who invited the class of 3A to participate in ...
Debating to Get Exam Ready

Debating to Get Exam Ready

Our 5th Year English classes joined forces with the school’s Alpha deBata Society to build ...
2nd Years Soak up the Sights on Tour in Paris

2nd Years Soak up the Sights on Tour in Paris

71 very excited 2nd Years gathered at the gates of the Bower, at the very ...
Breast Cancer Ireland Schools Awareness Programme

Breast Cancer Ireland Schools Awareness Programme

Thank you to Ms. Rachel Fitzgerald Feeley from Breast Cancer Ireland for speaking with our TYs and ...
Katie Reaches AILO National Final

Katie Reaches AILO National Final

Congratulations to 5th Year Katie Commins, who has ranked in the top 100 students nationally ...

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