The PLC Community is very active and new parents will be warmly welcomed by all of the groups listed below. Contact details for each group are listed annually in the front of the Student Record Book and the Parents' Diary, distributed early in Term 1, or can be contatced via email listed per group below.
Parental attendance at concerts, drama productions, sporting competitions and other School activities encourages and supports each girl's participation and overall personal development.
Senior School Parents' Association and Junior School Parents' Association
These Parent Associations aim to:
Boarders’ Parents’ Association
• co-operate with the Principal and College Council generally in promotion of the interests and welfare of the College
• promote sympathetic co-operation between the home and the College
• provide means for discussing relevant issues affecting both parents and pupils
• promote social interaction between members
• raise funds for the benefit of the College
• engage in other appropriate activities
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The Boarders’ Parents’ Association aims to assist the Heads of Boarding to create a ‘home away from home’ and to represent the views of the boarders, their parents and guardians.
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The Hethersett Group is the longest established parent support body at PLC. The group’s primary objectives are to assist the College in all possible ways, to foster opportunities for friendship amongst parents and to raise funds for projects (mainly in the Senior School) that augment initiatives funded through the College budget.
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The Foundation, through the Projects Committee organises functions for Members and the wider PLC Community. These include the biennial PLC Dinner, which is open for every parent and Old Collegian at PLC which in 2010 is on Saturday 19 June at 9 Darling St Sth Yarra. Also includes regular breakfasts and tours of major Melbourne art events as well as PLC-wide Cocktail parties.
PLC Prayer Groups
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Two prayer groups meet regularly for prayer for the school. One meets early in the school day, the other meets in the early afternoon to provide more options for those who wish to participate. A Christian Fellowship, organised by the School Chaplain, meets each term, usually on a Friday evening. A Family Christian Convention is held biennially.
Friends of the Music School
The Friends of the Music School aims to assist, support and strengthen the PLC Music School, to encourage girls at PLC and Old Collegians to study or continue to study music, to foster an interest in music in all member of the PLC Community and generally to contribute in any way to the musical life of PLC.
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The Aquatic Club aims to assist, support and strengthen swimming, diving and water polo at PLC.
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Friends of Rowing
Friends of Rowing aims to assist, support and strengthen rowing at PLC by conducting fund-raising activities and providing practical support at regattas.
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