Water is our most precious resource and we all have a responsibility to look after it. To help support learning about water in schools and community groups we have a range of free downloadable resources, covering everything from the water cycle to how to look after the water in our environment.
Explore our Growing for the future pack where your pupils can create their own sustainable water gardens to grow their own fruit and veg. We’ll advise what to plant and how to create a sustainable garden that needs little water.
School water audit
This free water audit pack can help you and your students, reduce water use at school. It’s particularly useful if you’re working on the Eco Schools water topic and will help you achieve your Green Flag. The audit supports the creation of a water school action plan, collecting data on your school’s water use and involving your community.
Our Eco Schools Resources page can help you achieve Eco Schools awards.
Make rain happy
Our make rain happy pack is a free online resource that highlights the impact more people and growing towns have on the local environment and looks at sustainable ways to return rain water back into the water cycle.
an introduction to Sustainable Drainage Solutions (SuDS) and their importance in helping to protect our environment
what we’re doing at Anglian Water to help prevent flooding
class challenges to understand SuDS
top tips and activities to help you include SuDS features in your home, school or community
Water efficiency - Drop 20
With increasing demand for water and the adverse effects of climate change, it’s vital children are taught about the importance of using water wisely.
Drop 20 reaches out to children and young people and enhances their learning. It includes: exploring what a drought actually is and the environmental impact of using more water than we need to.
Ready-to-use PowerPoint assembly presentation with key messages and images for the Drop 20 campaign. For teacher support and follow-up ideas, see the assembly delivery notes and teachers’ guidance notes.