Beckenham Primary School celebrated 10 years enrolled in Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program at a special assembly today.

 

Over the last decade teachers at the school have been educating students about the need to value, protect and conserve water resources. Beckenham Primary School celebrates a decade of waterwise education

 

Water Corporation General Manager Customer and Community Group, Catherine Ferrari, thanked the school for sharing the waterwise message.

 

“In our drying climate it’s important the next generation are aware of how precious water is and Beckenham Primary School has been sharing this message for 10 years,” Ms Ferrari said.

 

"Students are the water users of the future, so it is vital teachers continue to educate students about the value of water. 

 

“Thank you to students and teachers at Beckenham Primary School for your dedication to the program.”

 

Beckenham Primary School Deputy Principal, Joanne Harper, said as a result of the program our students were much more aware of the importance of water in their everyday lives.

 

The Waterwise Schools Program takes a long-term approach to water education and behavioural change, and complements the curriculum across all major learning areas.

 

Further information about the Waterwise Schools Program is available from the Water Corporation’s website at www.watercorporation.com.au/education


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