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A Life On Our Planet: Live learning opportunities for secondary schools

Produced by Silverback Films and WWF, David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet shares Sir David Attenborough’s greatest story yet – his witness statement for the natural world and vision for the future.

Join us for a programme of live events throughout April - June as we explore the film and its themes. There are opportunities for UK secondary school students to watch class screenings of the film, live lesson opportunities and a chance to ‘meet’ the film makers.

Sir David Attenborough in the Mara

Four ways to take part

We're hosting a series of live learning opportunities for UK secondary schools throughout April - June, so there are plenty of engaging ways to explore A Life on Our Planet.

Register your school

Please note these events are for UK school groups only. Register your class for one or more events of your choosing. You will be sent your Zoom event invitation (one per event) closer to the time, as well as reminders. These event links may be shared with students if they are learning from home. Please read our T&Cs for more information.

Live learning opportunities

What online learning events are you interested in attending?

Select your film screening times

You can choose to watch a screening of A Life on Our Planet in a single sitting (full), or in two parts. Please select which events you would like to attend. You will receive a Zoom link for each of your selected events closer to the time.

Full screenings
Part 1 screenings
Part 2 screenings

Educator webinars

If you'd like to participate in our upcoming webinars, please choose from the events listed below. Details will be sent to you prior to the event itself. These webinars are teachers only.

Film maker Q&A

Join WWF experts and film makers Silverback Productions on Thursday 17th June 2021, 11am – 11:45am to learn more about the making of the film and some of the key themes. Details will be sent to you prior to the event itself.

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Further event information

Join a film screening

Selected dates available throughout April and May 2021

Available in full or across two sessions, join us in a screening of David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet. Hosted via Zoom, this is a great way for students to watch the film who may not have access to Netflix or if you are unable to hold a school screening by streaming Netflix within your school.

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Sign up for a free live lesson

Selected dates available throughout April - June 2021

Join a WWF educator for an interactive lesson exploring the themes within David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet and some of the solutions and changes we can all make to help tackle global issues. These lessons are available for Key Stage 3 (3rd – 4th Level) classes via Zoom or MS Teams and last approximately 45 mins including time for student questions. 

Register your school

Film maker Q&A with WWF/Silverback

Thursday 17th June 2021, 11am– 11:45am

Join WWF experts and film makers Silverback Productions to learn more about the making of the film and some of the key themes. This will be in the form of a Q&A panel whereby students can ask their burning questions. Submit your questions in advanced by emailing

Register your school

Join our Educator Webinars

Open to all educators and teachers, these sessions offer a chance to learn more about how to embed our programme into your curriculum.

  • A Life On Our Planet, Wed 21 April @ 4.30pm: Join WWF-UK for an engaging webinar (30min) to discover how you can use David Attenborough’s powerful film to enhance subject teaching, build understanding of the climate crisis, and drive positive action for sustainability in your school and beyond.

  • Planning school action for sustainability, Wed 26 May @ 4.30pm: This interactive webinar (45 min) will equip you to organise and run an action planning workshop with students and staff, and take the first steps towards embedding a whole school approach to sustainability.

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