PAL Leader Resources

Resources to help you as a PAL Leader.

Here are lots of resources to help you in your role as a PAL Leader. This page is updated throughout the year so keep checking back!

Got something you want to share with other PAL Leaders? Send it in to and we can upload it here!

There is more to find to help you in your role on the Student Leader Hub. This includes additional resources and opportunities for personal development.

Go to the Student Leader Hub

PAL Leader Training

Language PAL resources

The handbook covers the main point of the Language PAL Leader role and Language PAL scheme.

Looking for a topic to run your session on? You can find some examples of topics and themes in this document. It also has a list of resources available in the Peer Support Office for you to borrow. 

Planning PAL Sessions

Starter activities and ice breakers

Main Activities

Plenary or Summary Activities

  • Plenary Ideas - ideas for simple summary activities you can use at the end of your sessions.
  • Plenary generator - find lots of ideas for activities to close your session.

Facilitation Techniques

Creating inclusive learning environments

Resources available in the office

The following resources are available from the Peer Support Team to support your PAL sessions. We have a limited budget to purchase additional materials so if there is something additional you want to use in your sessions, we can look into purchasing new resources.

Resource Activity Ideas for your sessions

  • Balls – football, tennis ball, ball pit balls, table tennis balls
  • Beer Pong sets for Peer Pong
  • Dice (numbered dice and conversation starter dice)
  • Emoji stamps x 8
  • Frisbee
  • Hook a duck set
  • Idea flash cards
  • Mini bean bags x 7
  • Playdoh
  • Quiz buzzers
  • Slinky
  • String x 2
  • Toothpicks
  • Traffic light cards
  • Treasure chest
  • Whiteboard magnets

Training resources


The follow stationary can also be collected from the Peer Support Office for use in your sessions. 

  • Biro pens
  • Blue/White tac
  • Board eraser
  • Board pens
  • Card
  • Dream Big note pads
  • Flip chart paper
  • Highlighters
  • Mini whiteboards
  • Plain / colour A4 paper
  • Plain white A3 paper
  • Post-it notes
  • Scissors

Other useful resources