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New Circle Aslan (Transparent - Updated

Comprehensive, creative

English Language Arts 

curriculum with a

critical thinking emphasis.

Everything you need for high school English. 

Our Resources

In-depth teaching curricula and guided video lessons for classic and modern English literature, creative writing, and media literacy.


Subject Expertise

Specialists in English Language Arts guide you deeply into teaching or analyzing literary and media texts with our visually engaging curricular resources.

Our Curriculum Benefits

Integrated Approach

Combining traditional interpretative approaches to literature with contemporary teaching methods, our resources deepen engagement with life-transforming literature.

Engaging Curriculum

Video content that is precise and detailed, and teacher curricular resources that cause texts to come alive in new, life-transforming ways. Our curricula foster creativity, critical thinking, and self-reflection.


Essays and Creative Writing


To provide life-transforming content for both teachers and students that recovers the "human" in Humanities, recapturing the true nature of liberal arts education: the transformation of character and personalities through the noble ideas taught in great works of art.

To equip students to think critically, and to enable teachers to deliver excellent content that is both pedagogically challenging and graphically appealing. We are calling for a higher standard of learning for this and the coming generations.

Why Aslan?

Aslan is the Turkish word for lion, which C.S. Lewis used for the lion in his famous Narnia series.


The lion is a symbol of power, dignity, and of nobility, strength, and bravery.


Our content is designed to exemplify and encourage growth in these atttributes.

Aslan is a lion — the Lion, the great Lion."


" Ooh! " said Susan. " I'd thought he was a man. Is he — quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion... "


" Safe? " said Mr Beaver. " Who said anything about safe? 'Course he isn't safe. But he's good.


He's the King, I tell you.


— C.S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe



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Creator and Founder

Meet Our Founder

Vince Cancilla created Aslan Academy as part of a vision to recover traditional and creative ways of teaching English literature, and restore the original purpose of the Humanities — to make us more human.


He holds a Specialized Honours B.A. in English Literature from York University, and a Master of Science, Education in English (Adolescent 7-12) from Medaille College. He's taught English Literature and Humanities for 7 years, and Biblical studies for over 15 years.

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Noble ideas for brave minds.

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