When children and teens play sport, they experience a whole host of positive benefits not only in their physical wellness, but also their mental health. Physical activity that is moderate to vigorous, like running, going swimming or shooting baskets, releases endorphins, norepinephrine and lowers cortisol which means less stress and improved mood.
At Mandurah Baptist College music education plays a crucial role in the development of our students’ brain and their overall wellbeing in so many different ways. There are hundreds of scholarly articles and huge amounts of research about the benefits of music education. Here are just some of the benefits of our students attending music lessons and learning a musical instrument: