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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 afternoon session commences with afternoon tea and a wellbeing activity, followed by the students’ choice of activity facilitated by external providers, O2 Active, unless otherwise noted.

Monday

Yoga Bears (Kindergarten – Year 2)

Day: Mondays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Yoga Bears)
Venue: Lighthouse Movement Room
Cost: $256.50

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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Hip Hop Dance
(Years 3 – 6)

Day: Mondays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Hip Hop Dance)
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 4 – 5)

Day: Mondays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.15 pm (afternoon tea followed by Colour My World)
Venue: Lighthouse Creative and Expressive Art Room
Cost: $117.50

Facilitated by the School Psychologists, 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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Tuesday

Kindy Hip Hop  (Kindergarten – Year 2)

Day: Tuesdays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Hip Hop)
Venue: Lighthouse Community Room
Cost: $285

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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Acrobatics (Years 3 – 6)

Day: Tuesdays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Acrobatics)
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: Wednesdays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Kindy Ballet)
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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Yoga Kids (Years 3 – 6) 

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Yoga Kids)
Venue: Lighthouse Movement Room
Cost: $313.50

This class is all 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.

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Thursday

Kinder Acrobatics (Kindergarten – Year 2) 

Day: Thursdays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Acrobatics)
Venue: Lighthouse Community Room
Cost: $313.50

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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Kid Fit (Years 3 – 6) 

Day: Thursdays
Time: 3.30 pm – 5.00 pm (afternoon tea followed by Kid Fit)
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

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

Day: Mondays
Time: 4.00 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $115.50

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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Tuesday

Expressions Dance (Years 7 – 11)

Day: Tuesdays
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 programme 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: Tuesdays
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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Chef, Sophie Budd Cooking Sessions (Years 7 – 12)

Day: Tuesdays
Time: 3.45 pm (60 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Food Room
Cost: $99 per session or $390 for all four sessions

Sophie opened Taste Budds Cooking Studio in 2012, a cooking school fully dedicated to teaching home cooks how to make delicious meals and how to minimise food waste in everyday living. Sophie has infused flavours from her global travels with WA produce, bringing acclaim from journalists and diners alike.

Session 1 – Fresh Pasta
Learn to make fresh pasta from scratch, making a variety of colours, cuts and shapes, including ravioli and tortellini – we will cook in a selection of sauces, to eat at the end of the class as well as leftovers to take home.

Session 2 – Gnocchi
Learn to make fresh gnocchi from scratch. Plenty to take home after class.

Session 3 – Basic Bread
Learn how to create beautiful homemade bread by hand, with tastings at the end and plenty to take home to your parents! Focaccia, simple white loaf, cheese and onion bread.

Session 4 – Healthy Thai
Thai food is fresh and healthy, learn to make the following dishes from scratch!
– Green Paw Paw Salad
– Thai Fish Cakes with Dip
– Prawn Samba

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Wednesday

Boxilates (Years 7 – 10)

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 5:05 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $132

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

Day: Wednesdays
Time: 5.05 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $132

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 6 – 10)

Day: Thursdays
Time: 3.45 pm – 5.15 pm
Venue: Lighthouse Creative and Expressive Art Rooms
Cost: $120

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

Day: Thursdays
Time: 4.00 pm (55 mins)
Venue: Lighthouse Fitness Centre
Cost: $115.50

Unwind and relax in this Yoga/Pilates class! This class is the perfect way to stretch out your body, engage in energising breathing techniques and learn how to relax your mind in a peaceful and calming atmosphere.

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