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The PLC Lighthouse co-curricular programme runs before and after school and supports the wellbeing curriculum provided at PLC.

The PLC Lighthouse Wellbeing co-curricular programme is a multi-modal programme to enhance students’ social, emotional and physical understanding. Through collaborative activities students will focus on building self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, empathy and communication skills.

The PLC Lighthouse Wellbeing co-curricular programme teaches critical and creative thinking through small group discussions, storytelling, games and experiential activities, all designed to improve mental health and the students’ engagement with learning. Life skills are incorporated into the programme to help students develop and strengthen resilience and coping mechanisms to face life’s challenges and stressors.

 

 

Junior School Lighthouse Co-Curricular Programme

The Junior School Lighthouse co-curricular programme runs from 3.30 pm to 5.00 pm, Monday to Thursday.

Each day commences with afternoon tea and a wellbeing activity, followed by the students’ choice of an O2 Active class. You can find the options provided by O2 Active below.

Monday

Kinder Acrobatics (Kindergarten – Year 2)

Day: Mondays – Week 2 – 11
Time: 3:30 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Movement Room
Cost: $256.50

Kinder Acrobatics is a fundamental acrobatic skills class where students will learn to tumble, laugh, grow and play together and exploring how their body can move in space. Together, students will tumble, chase, roll, jump, twirl, balance, go upside down and role play stories. Students will develop their motor skills, social skills, confidence, communication, creativity and imagination and learn basic safe acrobatic skills.

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Hip Hop Dance
(Years 3 – 6)

Day: Mondays – Week 2 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00pm
Venue: Lighthouse Studio 1
Cost: $256.50

The physical session Hip Hop dancing is a street style, fun and upbeat class where students will learn about musicality, creative movement, rhythm and develop coordination and confidence. With no exams, the focus of the class is to develop a love of dance and movement.

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Colour My World Art – Junior
 (Years 5 – 6)

Day: Monday – Week 7 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.15 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Creative and Expressive Art Room
Cost: $117.50

Colour My World is a creative group activity that promotes physical and emotional wellbeing through expressive art activities. There is mounting evidence showing that engaging in art activities can be helpful to reduce stress and encourages self-expression through painting, drawing and 3D artwork.

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Leap into Wellbeing
 (Years 5 – 6)

Day: Monday – Week 2 – 5
Time: 3.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Studio 1
Cost: $40

Leap into Wellbeing aims to improve social and emotional skills and classroom engagement for students in Year 5 & 6, and is a CAS student-run programme.

CAS is a compulsory part of the IB Programme that contains aspects of Community, Activity and Service to ensure a well-rounded student. As part of their CAS project, Luciana Treasure and Chloe Burgoyne have created a course to help teach Junior School students about the importance of wellbeing, whilst maintaining an element of fun. In so doing, Luciana and Chloe hope to help develop healthy wellbeing attitudes in the younger students and to share their experiences in wellbeing practices to create a warm and engaging environment.

Topics covered will include:

  • Introduction to Wellbeing: building trust and what does good wellbeing mean.
  • Mental Wellbeing: gratitude and establishing good mental health habits.
  • Social Wellbeing: maintaining healthy friendships and being connected to your community.
  • Physical Wellbeing: keeping active and maintaining a balanced lifestyle.

As it is a student-run programme, Danay Savva, the Junior School Clinical Psychologist, will be present to support Luciana and Chloe, and to offer considered and reflective assistance to students attending the course, should they need it.

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Tuesday

Jazz Dance  (Kindergarten – Year 3)

Day: Tuesday – Week 2 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Community Room
Cost: $285

Learn jazz dancing moves as seen on pop video clips and in musical theatre. In this fun and upbeat class, students will develop co-ordination, confidence, good posture and further their musical awareness. With no exams, the focus of the class is to develop a love of dance and movement.

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Acrobatics (Years 3 – 6)

Day: Tuesday – Week 2 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Studio 1
Cost: $285

Acrobatics combines dance and gymnastics-based skills teaching students balance, strength, flexibility, tumbling and co-ordination through a variety of drills and routines. Through fitness and fun, the progressions take the acrobat from the basic level of log rolls and summersaults to the advanced dancer tumbling and turning across the floor.

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Wednesday

Kindy Ballet (Kindergarten – Year 2) 

Day: Wednesday Week 1 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Community Room
Cost: $313.50

A classical ballet-based creative movement class designed to introduce young children to ballet using dance, imagination, creative movement and improve confidence. The programme is designed to build co-ordination, balance, musicality and gross motor skills to the sounds of classical and nursery music. Children will have fun whilst developing a love of dance and movement. No uniforms required. Children are asked to wear comfortable clothes they can move in, fairy costumes allowed.

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Martial Arts: Jiu Jitsu (Years 3 – 6) 

Day: Wednesday Week 1 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Movement Room
Cost: $313.50

Skills learnt will include the art of Jiu Jitsu, balance, body awareness, fitness and strength in addition to building life skills such as discipline, respect, honour, leadership and self-confidence.
Taught by Jess, who holds a second dan black belt in Taekwondo and is trained in mixed martial arts (MMA), kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). Students will improve their skills, confidence and self-esteem through the practice and the lessons learnt on the mat then flow into their everyday which can be life changing.

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Thursday

Yoga Bears (Kindergarten – Year 2) 

Day: Thursday Week 1 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Community Room
Cost: $313.50

Yoga Bears is about making shapes, developing spatial awareness, igniting imagination, building trust, exploring confidence and a positive mindset. Children will develop strength, balance, co-ordination and awareness of their breath, bodies, thoughts and emotions. Yoga Bears will also help them learn about respect for each other‚ space and trusting friends.

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Wonder Woman Cadets (Years 3 – 6) 

Day: Thursday Week 1 – 11
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: LH Community Room
Cost: $313.50

A strength and conditioning programme targeting whole body development to help build self-confidence through body awareness and control, and/or to aid performance in personal sporting endeavours. These classes are fun, supportive and encourage the development of a healthy and positive body image.

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Senior School Lighthouse Co-Curricular Programme

The Senior School Lighthouse co-curricular programme runs before and after school, and provides opportunities to challenge the mind, body and spirit beyond the curriculum.

Monday

Fitness Training (Years 7 – 10)

Day: Monday Week 2 – 11
Time: 7.00 am (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $148.50

Get fit and have fun with your very own fitness trainer, who will motivate you, keep your workout varied and help you get the most out of the gym. These sessions suit all fitness levels and provide a chance to challenge yourself physically and mentally as you work towards healthy, positive goals.

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Body Ride (Years 7 – 12; Open to PLC parents and staff)

Day: Monday Week 2 – 11
Time: 4.00 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $148.50

The ultimate full body challenge. Are you willing to take it on? A 55 minute high energy spinning class with upper body and core toning segments to give you a full body work out. You will walk away from the high-energy atmosphere feeling strong and with that endorphin high.

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Boxilates (Years 7 – 12; Open to PLC parents and staff)

Day: Monday Week 2 – 11
Time: 5:05 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $148.50

Boxilates combines Boxing and Pilates to challenge your strength, co-ordination, flexibility and get your heart rate up. It is an interval-style workout that switches between cardio boxing and slow, controlled Pilates core exercises. The class is positive, uplifting and you’ll work up a sweat to some great music.

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Tuesday

Expressions Dance (Years 7 – 11)

Day: Tuesday WK 2-11
Time: 7:30 am (45 mins)
Venue: LH Movement Room
Cost: no charge

Lead by Year 12 CAS student Megan Henschel, students will explore interpretive dance techniques. By allowing development of individuality, one further finds self-expression, this is incredibly important in social identity and finding a sense of belonging.

The Expressions Dance program attempts to find this expression, as well as an open-minded perspective that inspires creativity, and breaking the boundaries on what is usually associated with dance. Sometimes dance is weird, and weird can be fun.

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Lighthouse Dance Club (Years 7 – 10)

Day: Tuesday Week 4 – 11
Time: 3.45 pm (60 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Movement Room
Cost: $160

Dance Club offers a vibrant and fun-filled approach to consolidating technique. Students are given the opportunity to develop their technical skill with expert tuition from a guest choreographer, in a variety of dance styles. In each class students will learn and practice dance technique, work on flexibility as well as learn extended dance sequences in a fun, relaxed environment.

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Wednesday

Fitness Training (Years 7 – 10)

Day: Wednesday WK 2-11
Time: 7:00 am (55 mins)
Venue: LH Fitness Centre
Cost: $165

Get fit and have fun with your very own fitness trainer, who will motivate you, keep your workout varied and help you get the most out of the gym. These sessions suit all fitness levels and provide a chance to challenge yourself physically and mentally as you work towards healthy, positive goals.

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Yoga (Years 7 – 12; Open to PLC parents and staff)

Day: Wednesday WK 2-11
Time: 5.05 pm (55 mins)
Venue: LH Movement Room
Cost: $165

Yoga is designed to help you create a positive mind frame and develop strength, flexibility, mindfulness and a sense of calm. You will leave Yoga feeling physically and spiritually invigorated. Led by a qualified instructor who will help you learn a safe and stable foundation for yoga practice, this class is suitable for beginners to advanced yoga students.

Boxing & Fitness (Years 7 – 12; Open to PLC parents and staff)

Day: Wednesday Week 2 – 11
Time: 5.05 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $165

This class will get your heart rate pumping. You’ll start with a warmup and then go through the basics (jabs, hooks, uppercuts) along with how to successfully duck a punch. After learning the skills, you partner up and try the new moves out with some conditioning and interval training, as well as an ab workout.

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Thursday

Colour My World Senior (Years 7 – 11)

Day: Thursday Week 3 – 10
Time: 3:45 pm – 5.15 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Creative and Expressive Art Rooms
Cost: $140

Colour My World is a creative group activity that promotes physical and emotional wellbeing through expressive art activities. There is mounting evidence showing that engaging in art activities can be helpful to reduce stress and encourages self-expression through painting, drawing and 3D artwork.

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Body Ride (Years 7 – 12; Open to PLC parents and staff)

Day: Thursday Week 2 – 10
Time: 4.00 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $132

The ultimate full body challenge. Are you willing to take it on? A 55 minute high energy spinning class with upper body and core toning segments to give you a full body work out. You will walk away from the high-energy atmosphere feeling strong and with that endorphin high.

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