In any community values are highlighted, when they are put into practice. A value we believe is vital for effective functioning is health, and as a collegial group we address this through our Staff Wellbeing. Staff members lead the project and act as role models by designing activities and providing staff events and personal development to encourage a healthy lifestyle.
On the weekend, members of the Caboolture Montessori School staff, took to the mountains and looked for ways to improve their physical abilities. Increasing oxygen intake, large muscle toning and general whole body exercise was included in a brisk morning walk up NgunNgun Mountain.
If we agree with the quote from Roman poet Juvenal: “ Mens sana in corpore sano” – “A sound mind in a sound body”, we will encourage each other to be more physical as we need a daily quota of mental strength, to conduct our role effectively.