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Schools outreach

Secondary school students taking part in the water supply challenge

Anglian Water offer outreach sessions to children from foundation to further education. The sessions are tailored to age and ability of the children. Sessions are run by Anglian Water's Community Education Team, made up of qualified teachers with full DSB checks. There are a range of interactive sessions available, however, we can adapt sessions to your needs. To discuss your school's requirements contact us at

Find out if we are in your area

Our outreach and education centres are heavily booked for the remainder of the academic year. Please email and we will let you know if we have any availability for you.


Notice to Head Teachers and School Administrators

Under changes introduced in April 2017, schools buy the water they use from licensed water retailers. 

Anglian Waters Education Service offers curriculum linked education sessions to support teachers and schools students, in the Anglian Water operating area. For on-ongoing advice and support about the school's water supply, schools should contact their retailer.


Session for Key Stage 1 and Foundation Stage

Interactive session for maximum of a class at a time lasting 1 hour.

Water for Health - why is it important to drink water

Fun, interactive session about why water is important.

School Information - Sink and DVD player with sound required

Sessions for Key Stage 2

Interactive sessions in the classroom, lasting approximately 1 hour.

Sewerwise – making sewage soup

Interactive session make pretend sewage soup, with lots of links to science and the environment whilst learning how to look after the sewers.

School information – risk assessment for activity available. Sink required for set up and clearing away.

Waterwise - Learning about water efficiency

This session highlights the need for us all to become water efficient and includes a creative activity in which students are challenged to use as little water as possible to complete an everyday task.

School Information - Sink and DVD player with sound required

The Anglian Water cycle

Spend a whole day learning about what we do at Anglian Water and how this fits into the natural water cycle. The day includes why water is important and how to be waterwise, the impact of what we put down our toilets and the effect this has on the environment and how Anglian Water uses micro- organisms to clean our used water before returning it to the environment.

School Information - Sink and DVD player with sound required.

Sessions for Key Stage 3

Key stage 3 sessions are tailored to the curriculum please contact us to arrange session. Off the shelf sessions available are:

Go with the Flow

Lego challenge

Liquid Assets

The Water Supply Challenge


Sessions for Key Stage 4

Sessions can be tailored to your curriculum on request. Also have a look at sessions in either Key Stages that can be adapted. Sessions already running are:

Go with the Flow

Lego Challenge

Liquid Assets

The Water Supply Challenge


Sessions available A-Level and other qualifications

Sessions are tailored to your groups needs; please also see other Key Stages activities which can be adapted. Contact us to arrange a sessions at

Environmental Science AS and A-Level

Sessions tailored to meet the curriculum, can include:

  • Water supply and management
  • Water and sewage treatment processes
  • Sludge recycling using anaerobic digestion
  • Environmental impacts of treatment
  • Careers at Anglian Water.

Applied Science - AS level

Sessions tailored to the curriculum, including:

  • Science at work, the water and sewage treatment processes including micro-organisms and anaerobic digestion
  • Impacts of treatment processes
  • Health and safety in the workplace
  • Careers at Anglian Water      

BTEC, Apprentice plumbers, construction engineers etc.

Sessions tailored to your groups needs and curriculum. Please contact us to discuss further or have look at our education centres.

Useful documents

Here are some documents which might be useful for a visit to your school.

Interesting, relevant content, professional and engaging delivery.

TeacherLionwood Junior School


Contact us

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