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GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT (The gift of Courage)

We are currently exploring the theme, 'COURAGE' through class discussion and also drawing using pencil and oil pastel.


Courage is one of the GIFTS OF THE HOLY SPIRIT. We will learn more about the HOLY SPIRIT as we approach the feast of PENTECOST which is on Sunday 5th June.

The return of the Prodigal Son. Painted by Rembrandt. 1669.

As we prepared for the Sacrament of Reconciliation, we shared a selection of Bible stories to help us understand the idea of sin, repentance and forgiveness.

Based upon the Bible story, 'The Prodigal Son' Luke 15. 11-32, we have explored the image painted by Rembrandt. As a class, and also in smaller groups, we discussed how this story has been brought to life by the artist, and how the Dutch painter has expressed the exact moment of the son's repentance and the father's forgiveness.

Our Artistic Responses to 'The Empty Tomb' in R.E.

MARY'S GIFTS Design Technology project

Each year at Our Lady of Grace, we design and create GIFTS FOR MARY. We wanted to make our designs simple, but we also wanted them to have certain moving parts. We designed a simple Angel template and explored how we could make certain parts move.

Our final pieces were shown in a pop up exhibition in the hall for the whole school to see, and then presented during an Advent Mass.

Welcome back and welcome to Year 3.


Some information about your new school year:


Reading Books

Reading books will be sent home when required. Please ensure that completed books are coming in to school and Reading Records signed off by a grown up.



Homework will be set on Friday. We will alternate Grammar, Arithmetic, (including times tables), Homework.



A list of 10 spellings will be sent home on a Monday to be tested on the following Friday.

The spelling words for the term can be found on our Google Classroom page.



PE is on a Thursday. PE kits usually remain in school and will be sent home when necessary. Trainers may be worn during outdoor tasks. 



Remember, jewellery must not be worn whilst in school. Please ensure all items of uniform, coats, and bags have names in them. In Year three, we encourage children to take responsibility for all their items of clothing.


Many Thanks,

Mr. Nolan