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In the last decade, children’s participation in physical activity and exercise has been in decline. In this digital age, children are using computers and mobile devices, not only for learning, but for relaxation and recreation purposes. This sedentary lifestyle is having a detrimental effect on today’s youth. The key is finding the balance.

Research shows, that regular physical activity and exercise leads to changes in the brain. It improves cognitive function, elevates mood, enhances learning and improves academic outcomes. Playing sport helps kids develop fundamental movement skills impacting positively on their confidence, self-esteem and ability to develop social skills. Parents play an important role in helping children establish positive habits that will benefit their children in the long-term.

In this edition of SchoolTV, parents will discover practical advice relating to the benefits of regular physical activity and exercise, as well as tips on how to get their kids motivated and moving more.

We hope you take time to reflect on the information offered in this edition of SchoolTV and we always welcome your feedback. If you have any concerns about your child, please contact the school counsellor for further information or seek medical or professional help.

Here is the link to the Physical Activity & Exercise edition of SchoolTV
https://scgs.qld.schooltv.me/newsletter/physical-activity-exercise

A School of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association

CRICOS Provider 02537F

Contact the School

372 Mons Road, Forest Glen QLD 4556 Australia

Phone: +61 7 5445 4444
Fax: +61 7 5445 4345
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Absentees

 

 

A School of the Presbyterian and Methodist Schools Association

CRICOS Provider 02537F

Contact the School

372 Mons Road,
Forest Glen QLD 4556 Australia

Phone: +61 7 5445 4444
Fax: +61 7 5445 4345
Email: enquire@scgs.qld.edu.au

 

Absentees

Phone: +61 7 5477 4488

 

Sunshine Coast Grammar School acknowledges the Gubbi Gubbi people the traditional custodians of the land on which we gather.
The Gubbi Gubbi people whose land stretched from the Pine River in the south, to Burrum River in the north, and west to the Conondale ranges.
We pay our respect to local Indigenous Elders and leaders past, present and emerging, and recognise the strength, resilience and capacity of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.