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Wellbeing

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Wellbeing and Inclusion Framework

The Learning and Wellbeing Framework for all Queensland State Schools plays a vital role in supporting student wellbeing within the school context and highlights that schools can influence both learning and wellbeing.

Educators, parents, and children and young people themselves all have a role to play as part of a whole school approach to supporting the wellbeing and mental health of all Queensland state school students.

At QACI our Wellbeing and Inclusion framework is informed by the six domains of wellbeing as taken from Positive Psychology and known as PERMA-H.

Positive Emotions

Experiencing a broad range of positive emotions and developing skills and knowledge to anticipate, initiate, experience, prolong and build positive emotions. 

Engagement

Promoting complete immersion in enjoyable activities that meet your needs and capabilities in terms of challenge level and skills level. 

Relationships

Increasing social and emotional skills in order to create and promote strong and nourishing relationships with self and others.

Meaning and Purpose

Understanding, believing in, and serving something great than yourself and engaging in activities for the benefit of others.

Accomplishment

Enabling individual growth through striving and achieving manageable outcomes. 

Health

Practicing sustainable habits for optimal physical and psychological health.

QACI Connect Program

These in turn inform the organisation of the QACI Connect program into Connect, Thrive, and Strive; House and Community events; Positive Education Days; and the Succeed program.

At QACI students are valued members of a Connect class, a Pod, a House, a Year Level and the whole school community. Throughout the year, students enjoy activities within each of these groups; enriching school life, creating connections and providing a counterbalance to their academic endeavours. 

Students can also participate in our Succeed Programs which offer individual and small group wrap-around support for time and stress management, health, wellbeing, detailed academic support and more.

Inclusive Education Policy

Students enrolled in Queensland State Schools come from a diverse social, cultural, geographic and family backgrounds, are of many identities, and of all abilities.

Inclusion is embedded in all aspects of school life and is supported by culture, school policies, education queensland policies and everyday practice at QACI.

School Enrichment Activities

QACI students participate in a variety of enrichment activities to enhance their education and wellbeing outside of the scope of formal curriculum activities.

Enrichment activities that have taken place at QACI.

​Indoor sports
Volleyball
Basketball
​Yoga​Smartphone Movie Experiments
​Recording Studio Projects Music
​Gallery Directors
Visual Art
​Dollmaking
​Knitting​Sustainable Sewing
​Sustainable Communities Gardening
​STEAM​Mural Projects
​Creative Writing
​Musical Theatre
​Media Team - Yearbook Creation
​Canoeing
Walking

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Last reviewed 24 March 2021
Last updated 24 March 2021