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

Seniors Victorious Over Clonaslee College

Seniors Victorious Over Clonaslee College

Our Lady’s Bower senior Basketball team took on Clonaslee College at home on Wed, Nov. ...
Raising By Reading

Raising By Reading

Our “Bower bookworms” got lost in the pages of their chosen novels from Oct 12th– ...
The Great Bower Bakeoff 2018

The Great Bower Bakeoff 2018

On Thursday Dec. 6th, 10 eager bakers took to the kitchen for this year’s Cupcake ...
3Y Fundraise for Simon

3Y Fundraise for Simon

The class of 3Y have been very busy in their efforts to raise funds on ...
Substance Abuse Initiative in Conjunction with Athlone Garda Station

Substance Abuse Initiative in Conjunction with Athlone Garda Station

Sergeant Andrew Haran and Garda Eugene Boland visited the school in October to raise awareness ...
Transition Year Workshops

Transition Year Workshops

Young SVP On Nov. 26th Neil Lacey, Youth Development Officer with St. Vincent de Paul, ...
Aoife Takes Bronze at Indoor Rowing Championships

Aoife Takes Bronze at Indoor Rowing Championships

As the evenings get longer and time on the water gets shorter, indoor competitions have ...
Basketballers Selected for Development Academies

Basketballers Selected for Development Academies

Following on from her success at the Basketball Ireland Post Primary Schools Inter Regional Tournament, ...

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