Star Primary School: Using now>press>play to bring life experiences to disadvantaged children

Gemma Williams is an Assistant Headteacher at Star Primary School in Newham. The school is located in a deprived area of East London and has a very high proportion of…

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Announcing Story Starters — new literacy and writing content for KS2

Inspire your KS2 children to produce quality writing with Story Starters, our brand new literacy content. Find out how to use them with your class and ignite their imaginations with…

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Marshfield School: Embedding transferrable skills across the curriculum

Marshfield Primary have been using now>press>play since 2017 to support their use of the IPC curriculum. In this case study, hear from KS1 teacher Jake Dunn about how now>press>play helps…

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Front Lawn Primary Academy: Using now>press>play follow-on resources to introduce vocabulary and retain knowledge

Sam Ashman is a Year 3 teacher at Front Lawn Primary Academy in Havant, and coordinates the use of now>press>play from EYFS all the way to Year 6. Experiences and…

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Lanchester EP Primary School: Supporting speaking and listening for all children

Lanchester EP is a now>press>play Flagship School that has used our resources since 2018 to support its pupils speaking and listening, descriptive writing and more. In this case study, Headteacher…

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Grangetown Primary School: Using sensory learning to enhance the life experiences of disadvantaged children

Grangetown Primary School in Middlesborough serves one of the most disadvantaged communities in the country; it ranks in the top three percent of English schools in terms of the number…

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How our Reading Comprehension follow-on resources are inclusive

Reading and understanding are critical literacy skills. However, it's not always easy to find reading comprehension tests that link to your teaching topic, or to your pupils' other learning experiences.…

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