Circle of Life Award

This award programme is comprised of six sessions – three teacher-led and three student-led – that are designed to empower students to initiate and fulfill a social action project to benefit their local community.

By the end of the project your students will have developed skills such as planning, researching, teamwork, consultation, project management, leadership, time management collaboration and evaluation.

How to use this resource
A brief guide
Apply for the circle of
life award

SESSION 1A: ASPIRATIONS (Teacher-Led)

In sessions 1A and 1B, student will develop aspirations for their community.
They will explore potential project ideas.

Teacher Notes

Use this guidance to deliver the first session.

Teacher Presentation

Use this presentation when prompted in ‘Teacher Notes’.

Cast Video

Hear about community and responsibility from the actor who plays Simba.

Student Pack

A ‘My Achievements’ & ‘Will it work?’ document for each student.

SESSION 1B: ASPIRATIONS (Student-Led)

Teacher Notes

Use this guidance to deliver the second session.

Teacher Presentation

Use this presentation when prompted in ‘Teachers Notes’.

Student Pack

A ‘Will it work?’ document for each student, as used in Session 1A.

SESSION 2A: PLANNING (Teacher-Led)

Students will start planning how to make their projects happen.

Teacher Notes

Use this guidance to deliver the third season.

Teacher Presentation

Use this presentation when prompted in ‘Teacher Notes’.

Cast Video

Hear about leadership from the actor who plays Nala.

Student Pack

A ‘Consultation Checklist’ & ‘Can do, can’t do, proceed with caution.’ document for each student.

SESSION 2B: PLANNING (Student-Led)

Teacher Notes

Use this guidance to deliver the fourth session.

Student Pack

A ‘What strengths do we have?’ & ‘Team Leadership Activity’ document for each student

SESSION 3A: IMPLEMENTATION (Teacher-Led)

Students will define their roles, key actions and timelines for their projects.

Teacher Notes

Use this guidance to deliver the fifth session.

Teacher Presentation

Use this presentation when prompted in ‘Teacher Notes’

Stage Manager Video

Hear about collaboration and communication from The Lion King Stage Manager.

Student Pack

A ‘Planning Structure’ document for each student.

SESSION 3B: IMPLEMENTATION (Student-Led)

Teachers Notes

Use the guidance to facilitate the sixth session.

Student Pack

A ‘Press Release’ & ‘Online Application Form Sample’ document for each student.

How to use this resource
A brief guide
Apply for the circle of
life award