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

1st Year Wellbeing Mass

1st Year Wellbeing Mass

Thank you to all the families of our 1st Year girls who attended our Wellbeing Mass on ...
TYs Help Midlands Simon Community

TYs Help Midlands Simon Community

Thank you to Ms June Carley and Ms Cora McDonnell from the Midlands Simon Community, ...
Erika & Lauren Get Connacht Call-Up

Erika & Lauren Get Connacht Call-Up

Last March almost 90 U16 players gathered at Dangan, Co Galway, from schools and clubs ...
Faith & Hannah Represent Midlands at BIPPS Tournament

Faith & Hannah Represent Midlands at BIPPS Tournament

On Saturday, September 21st teammates Hannah Dickie and Faith Greene travelled to Ballybunion to represent ...
ADAG Photography Competition Winners

ADAG Photography Competition Winners

Congratulations to our five winners of the ADAG Photo Competition 2018/19. The competition tasked the ...
Ericsson Tech Day 2019

Ericsson Tech Day 2019

We are very grateful to the staff of Ericsson Research and Development Centre, Athlone for ...
Roll Model Goes to the Ploughing

Roll Model Goes to the Ploughing

The National Ploughing Championships, one of Europe’s biggest outdoor events, took place between the 17th ...
Seó Raidió Shortlisted for National Media Award

Seó Raidió Shortlisted for National Media Award

Comhghairdeas mór to the presenters, producers and contributors of Seó Raidió 2019. Our annual TY ...

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