The PLC Lighthouse has an extensive programme of courses and events aimed at inspiring lifelong wellbeing for all PLC community members. 

Colour My World

This creative group workshop open to PLC girls in Years 5 - 12 promotes physical and emotional wellbeing through expressive art activities. Workshops run weekly on Tuesdays in Term 2, starting from week 2 to week 9. 

Date: Tuesday 8 May, 15 May, 22 May, 29 May, 5 June, 12 June, 19 June, 26 June 
Time: 3.30 pm

‘The Library Within’ Bibliotherapy Workshop Series

Initial Workshop: Bibliotherapy for Personal Wellbeing

A bibliotherapeutic exploration of wellbeing dimensions and how reading can fuel our personal development. To augment this, our discussion will explore the beauty of slow/deep reading as a form of meditation and refuge within our over-stimulated world.  Finally, we will take a wander through the ways in which we can foster a love of reading within ourselves, our children and other loved ones.

Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018
Time: 6.30 pm

Series Workshop 1: Healing the Soul Through Literature

From the first libraries in ancient Egypt and Greece, described as “temples to heal the soul”, it was understood that literature has a profound effect upon the heart and intellect of the reader, allowing a deeper understanding of human nature and its conditions.

Join biblio-enthusiast Alana Marshall over a series of three workshops - the first will explore the history of bibliotherapy, its applications and benefits, some methods and techniques.

Date: Wednesday 6 June 2018
Time: 6.30 pm

Series Workshop 2: Applying Bibliotherapy to Your Daily Life

The second workshop in this series, where we will open our personal reading histories and share the books that have most impacted and influenced our lives in a connected group setting.  We will explore how books can be used to know and understand yourself better, as well as strategies for putting your reading time to best use, and some literary recommendations for guiding your personal development journey.

Date: Wednesday 25 July 2018
Time: 6.30 pm

Series Workshop 3: The Philosophy of Reading

The third workshop in this series will tap into techniques including mindful reading and connecting with your inner storyteller, as well as considering strategies for building reading into your life as a productive and powerful habit and ways to record your literary expeditions as a way to facilitate personal reflection and growth. 

Date: Wednesday 29 August 2018
Time: 6.30 pm

Creative Splash: Staff Art Workshop 

Creative Splash, a creative group activity that promotes physical and emotional well-being through expressive art activities.

Through history, art has been a valuable tool to assist humans in remembering important collective events, fostering hope by keeping positive, dealing with sorrow, rebalancing life, fostering self-understanding and personal growth.

Date: Monday 11 June
Time: 3.45 - 5.45 pm

An Evening with Art: PLC Community Art Workshop

‘An Evening with Art ‘ provides members of the PLC Community with an opportunity to participate in a creative activity that promotes physical and emotional well-being through expressive art activities.

There is mounting evidence showing that engaging in art activities can be helpful to reduce stress and encourage self-expression through painting, drawing and 3D artwork.

Date: Thursday 14 June 2018
Time: 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm

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