St Albans school pupils win water competition

PUBLISHED: 15:22 20 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:22 20 May 2019

Beaumont School students, St Albans, who won the water competition.

Beaumont School students, St Albans, who won the water competition.


St Albans students have been damming their drips and plugging their leaks as part of a water saving competition.

The Beaumont School pupils were declared overall winners at the Challenge:Water contest run by Affinity Water.

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Students raised over £1,300 for the WaterAid charity.

They spent five months organising a water saving and education campaign, fund raising and improving the accessibility of the VIP latrine, a toilet installed globally by WaterAid.

Head teacher Martin Atkinson said: "I am really delighted with the success of our students seeing the fruition of all their hard work and also very grateful for the excellent work of Dr Jones [the organising teacher] in putting the team together. The challenge provided an excellent opportunity to enrich their educational experience."

Events at the school included assemblies, life skills lessons, an aqua fair and making a model of a toilet they designed to save water use.

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