Spearwood Primary School prepares to celebrate National Water Week

Students at Spearwood Primary School will learn about our most precious resource – water – as part of its National Water Week celebrations next week.

Teachers at the school have been educating students about the importance of saving water since 2011, through Water Corporation’s Waterwise Schools Program.

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

 “It’s vital the next generation learn about the importance of saving water,” Ms Ferrari said.

“National Water Week is held in October each year and provides schools with a great opportunity to promote waterwise messages and hold water themed activities.

“Thank you to the teachers and students at Spearwood Primary School for your dedication to our Waterwise Schools Program and for taking part in National Water Week.”

Spearwood Primary School’s Waterwise Schools’ Program Coordinator, Carmela Hrvatin, said water education at the school was embedded across all year levels as part of the curriculum.   

“We are holding a blue dress up day during National Water Week, with funds raised to be donated to a Water Aid charity,” Ms Hrvatin said.

The importance of drinking water for good health, as well as making healthy food choices, is also being promoted.”

For more information about the Waterwise Schools Program or National Water Week, visit  www.watercorporation.com.au/waterwiseschools

  • National Water Week is held in October each year. This year's theme ‘Water - life - growth’ encourages sound water practices and investment in water sources
  • Over the past 21 years, there have been 563 Waterwise Schools recognised across Western Australia

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