New Art Work at Bellerive FCJ College

Student Art Work that Inspires Hope and Gentleness

Talented Year 13 Bellerive Catholic FCJ College student, Paula has produced artwork to be installed in the entrance of Sefton Park Building. The school had been searching for an original piece of art that reflects the FCJ charism to be displayed in the reception area. Paula, as part of her EPQ qualification, approached the school chaplain, Mrs Henry, with an idea to produce artwork for the school and this was an ideal opportunity for an FCJ student to produce a lasting legacy for all to enjoy.

Paula has worked with art teachers Mr Carney, Ms Rossiter and Mrs Henry to design two canvases and a stained glass window for the entrance that would convey a sense of hope and gentleness to our visitors. The result is outstanding artwork that reflects our proximity to the beauty of Sefton Park and the journey of Marie Madeleine to the UK. It also includes elements from her house in Parassy, France and colours that mirror the FCJ charism painting.

The work certainly conveys a sense of inspiring hope, one of our school values and includes two inspirational phrases of Marie Madeleine; Courage and Confidence and Le bon Dieu conduit tout lui-même.


Paula will now work on the stained glass window to complete the artwork in reception.

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