Boyare Primary School celebrates a decade of waterwise education

17/05/2017

Boyare Primary School in Mirrabooka celebrated 10 years participating in Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program at a special assembly today.

 

Over the last decade teachers at the school have been educating students on the need to value, protect and conserve water resources. Boyare Primary School celebrates a decade as a Waterwise School 

 

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 Boyare 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 Boyare Primary School for your dedication to the program.”

 

Boyare Primary School Principal Glenn Murray, said being a Waterwise School fits perfectly with the Western Australian Curriculum Cross-curriculum priority of “sustainability”.

 

“Our students are now much aware of the need to conserve water and the simple ways you can save water,” Mr Murray said.

 

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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