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now>press>play chosen for the Big Venture Challenge 2014!

now>press>play chosen for the Big Venture Challenge 2014!

We’ve had some very exciting news at now>press>play HQ this week. We are thrilled to announce that we are one of the winners of this year’s Big Venture Challenge 2014. The Big Venture Challenge gives the country’s leading social ventures intensive support…

Introducing: Benjamin Tassie

Introducing: Benjamin Tassie

Who are you and what are you doing here? My name is Benjamin Tassie, and I’m a composer. At now>press>play my job essentially entails upsetting children. Or scaring them, or exciting them… In other words I take the (fantastic) scripts…

Dreaming Big with Astrophysicist Brooke Simmons

Dreaming Big with Astrophysicist Brooke Simmons

This week is Astronomy Week! We asked Astrophysicist Brooke Simmons to tell us a bit about how she got into space. Brooke is one of the scientists who has been working with us on Sound Science, our KS3 Science project…

SATs Don’t Have To Be Boring!

SATs Don’t Have To Be Boring!

It’s back to school and teachers are set for a busy half term prepping students for SATs. The question is, how do you keep your class engaged while doing continuous revision and mock papers? We all know traditional revision methods work…

Usman’s Story – Work Experience at now>press>play

Usman’s Story – Work Experience at now>press>play

My name is Usman Saddique, I am 14 years old and I go to the Petchey Academy. I got now>press>play as my work experience. Funny enough the company I worked for made experiences for people who are bored of studying the old…