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Oxford Owl is an award-winning website from Oxford University Press, created to support children’s learning both at home and at school.

Oxford Owl for Home is our new website for parents. You’ll find information about the primary curriculum in England along with tips and activities to help your child with reading, English, and maths at home.

Oxford Owl for Home is written specially for parents to help you be as well-informed as you can be, making sure you’re best equipped to help your child have the smoothest journey through school possible. From learning to read to understanding a tricky bit of maths, from the first day at school to making sense of exams, Oxford Owl can provide the important information you need when you need it. Written by leading experts in education, the site is full of advice and ideas to help you to help your child.

 

Why make a new website for parents?

We know our users are busy parents, sometimes looking information on the go, sometimes looking for detailed information about a particular issue or topic.

We also know that most are using their phones while looking for answers. That’s why we’ve optimised our content for mobile devices.

How can I register for Oxford Owl?

Registering as a parent on Oxford Owl gives you access to our free eBook library. It also helps us keep you up-to-date with information about new activities and advice.

You can register for free using our Sign up form. Please note: once you have signed up, you will be sent a confirmation email. You must click on the confirmation link in this email for your account to be activated. If you can’t see your confirmation email, please check your spam folder. If you still can’t find it, please get in touch with our helpdesk.

Once you have an account, you can log in using the ‘Log in’ button in the top-right hand corner of the eBook library page.

Why can't I find the eBook I'm looking for?

You’ll find the Oxford Owl for Home library page here.

If you are looking for an eBook from the Oxford Owl for School collection, please log in to Oxford Owl for School at the top right of the oxfordowl.co.uk home page.

Please note that our eBooks are best viewed on a tablet, laptop, or computer. If you encounter any problems logging in, please take a look at our support page.

Will you be adding more eBooks to the library while schools are closed?

Last updated: 30 March 2020

We know our eBooks have been a valuable resource both at school and at home for many years, and know that now – more than ever – parents need more resources to support their children’s learning at home. We will soon be making more eBooks available on the Oxford Owl for Home library, for the duration of UK school closures.

These additional eBooks, usually only available to schools, will be added to the library gradually over the next few weeks, and many will have accompanying teacher notes or activities.

If your child has been learning to read using Read Write Inc. Phonics at school, you’ll be pleased to know that we’ve recently added more than 40 new eBooks and over 60 practice activities to the site. Take a look at our Guide to Read Write Inc. for more information.

Keep checking our library page, or follow us on Facebook, to find out when more books are added.

Where can I find Class login?

Class login is an easy way for pupils to access the Oxford Owl eBook library, as well as resources from programmes like Floppy’s Phonics and Read Write Inc. Spelling. Your child can access it like this:

  1. Go to the oxfordowl.co.uk home page.
  2. In the top right-hand corner of the screen, click the pink button called ‘My class login’. Please note: this button may not appear if you are already logged in to Oxford Owl. If you cannot see the button, try logging out.
  3. Ask your child to enter the username and password their teacher has given them.

If you encounter any problems logging in, please take a look at our support page.

Some of the activities don't seem to work properly on my phone. Why?

We hope to optimise our activities for mobile phones in the future, but that will take more time. And in the meantime, we wanted to make our parent support content as accessible as possible.

If you have any other issues with activities, please contact us.

I'm a teacher. How do I access my subscriptions?

You can access all your subscriptions by logging in to Oxford Owl for School on the oxfordowl.co.uk home page.

You’ll find more information about logging in here.

 

Are you a teacher?

Visit Oxford Owl for School for thousands of free teaching resources, including storytelling videos, eBooks, downloadable worksheets, and teaching notes.

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