A project by: Rocket Fund

pledged of £1,746 target
This project will only receive pledges if at least £450 is pledged by Tue 31 Dec 2019
An immersive audio resource that brings the curriculum to life through sound, story & movement.


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Our school

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Where is your school based? Tell us a bit about you & your students.

What do we want?

We want to offer our children the opportunity to learn through now>press>play. It is an immersive audio resource that extends children's life experiences, inspires creative writing, and produces outstanding engagement in children of all abilities. It can be used as a whole class activity or with smaller groups for intervention work and is a fun and inclusive way to engage children in the curriculum.

In a now>press>play Experience every child is given a pair of wireless headphones. Immersed in sound, they become the main character in a story, meeting people, discovering places and solving problems on an educational adventure they’ll never forget.

We can also connect the transmitter to an iPad, laptop or whiteboard so our classes can listen to a wide variety of audio books, sound stimulus, nursery rhymes, music, guided mediation and many more. To encourage writing for a purpose we can record the children reading a story they have written and play back through the headphones. Or record an audio guide to the art work around the school and invite parents for a museum style tour!

For more information, visit the now>press>play website here.

Who is this for?

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now>press>play is a whole school resource for Early Years, Years 1-2, Years 3-4 and Years 5-6 (click to listen to sound extracts).

Why do we want it?

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We want to embed now>press>play into our curriculum because it is an innovative and active resource that provides a rich stimulus to:

  • Extend children’s life experiences and enrich vocabulary
  • Improve literacy skills
  • Ignite imaginations
  • Develop emotional responses and discussion skills
  • Raise attainment by making learning meaningful, memorable and fun!


A subscription to now>press>play includes:

  • tablet containing Experiences for EYFS / Years 1-2 / Years 3-4 / Years 5-6
  • class set of wireless headphones and a transmitter
  • teacher resource packs
  • curriculum fitting - now>press>play support us to map the Experiences to our curriculum
  • staff training plus ongoing support

Choose which option works best for you:

1 form entry school @ £1,746 exc vat


2 form entry school @ £1,996 exc vat


3 form entry school @ £2,246 exc vat


4 form entry school @ £2,496 exc vat

If you are a smaller or larger school, please contact now>press>play on to discuss pricing.

Total = £XXXX (incl VAT & delivery)

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If we're fortunate enough to raise more than our target, then we would also like to buy...


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Rocket Fund is a pilot project by Nesta. Nesta is a registered charity in England and Wales 1144091 and Scotland SC042833