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.
- Oxford Owl for Home homepage
- About reading schemes
- Learning to read
- Year by year guide to the primary curriculum
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.
How do I place an order on the Oxford Owl bookshop?
You can explore the full range of home learning books from Oxford University Press on our bookshop, along with a selection of their exciting children’s fiction books.
We are using Amazon.co.uk to process and fulfil all orders, making it as simple as possible for you to purchase using your existing Amazon account. (If you don’t have an Amazon account, don’t worry – it’s simple to set one up during checkout).
Simply add the books you want to your basket on Oxford Owl, review your basket and then click the ‘Order with Amazon’ button. You’ll be asked to confirm that you’re happy with your selection and can then checkout with your Amazon account in the normal way.
How long will the extra eBooks be available for?
We know our eBooks have been a valuable resource both at school and at home for many years. During school closures, our friends at Oxford Owl for School kindly loaned us hundreds of extra eBooks so that children had books to read while away from the classroom. At the end of September 2020, this eBook library will revert back to its normal size, with more than 100 eBooks remaining completely free for children to read.
If your child’s school uses Oxford Owl for School, you may be able to get access to more eBooks through them.
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.
Where can I find Class login?
Some schools may provide their pupils with a class login. A class login is an easy way for pupils to access the Oxford Owl eBook library, as well as resources from school subscription programmes like Floppy’s Phonics and Read Write Inc. Spelling. Your child can access it like this:
- Go to the oxfordowl.co.uk home page.
- 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.
- 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.
If your child does not have a class login from school, you can still access hundreds of free eBooks by registering with the Oxford Owl for Home eBook library.
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?
Are you a teacher?
Visit Oxford Owl for School for thousands of free teaching resources, including storytelling videos, eBooks, downloadable worksheets, and teaching notes.