What questions are in the survey?2017-08-21T09:04:51+00:00

For Parents

The Flourishing at School survey asks students to respond to questions to assess the degree to which they have established pillars likely to maintain and optimise wellbeing (physical and mental). The 14 survey scales are listed below with sample questions beneath.

Positive Emotions
The extent certain positive emotions were experienced during the previous week.
e.g. Gratitude – an attitude of appreciation where you acknowledge some benefit you have received

Negative Emotions
The extent certain negative emotions were experienced during the previous week.
e.g. Nervous – high-strung or jumpy, or feeling uneasy

Strengths Known
Awareness of individual strengths and gifting.
e.g. I know my strengths well

Balance
The frequency of activities performed in the previous week that had were appropriately challenging for the individual’s skill level.
e.g. What I had to do matched my skills well

Absorption
The frequency of activities performed in the previous week that completely absorbed the individual’s attention.
e.g. Time passed faster than I thought it did during the activity

Positive Relationships
Having relationships with family and friends that are enjoyable and based on mutual trust.
e.g. My friends and I trust each other

Purpose
Having a sense of direction in life.
e.g. I have a sense of direction in my life

Community
Belief in one’s ability to have a positive impact on others.
e.g. I see how I can make a difference in other people’s lives

Goal Setting
Frequently working towards specific, measurable and realistic goals.
e.g. I work towards the goals I set myself

Self-Efficacy
Belief in own ability be successful in pursuits despite challenge and adversity.
e.g. I am confident to go after challenging goals

Accomplished
Satisfaction that comes from the accomplishment of meaningful goals.
e.g. I do specific things regularly that give me a sense of accomplishment

Nutrition
Regular consumption of healthy food and beverages.
e.g. About how many serves of vegetables do you eat each day? (1 serve = ½ cup or the size of a computer mouse).

Exercise
Regular amount of aerobic, resistance and incidental exercise performed.
e.g. About how often do you engage in high intensity exercise for at least 30 minutes (e.g. running, cycling, swimming, basketball, netball etc.)?

Sleep
Regularly obtaining a sufficient amount of good quality sleep.
e.g. About how long do you sleep most nights?