Australian and New Zealand schools are encouraged to trial Oxford Reading Buddy before purchasing a subscription. The standard free trial period is 90 days, which is approximately a full school term.

To register for a free trial, please speak to your Oxford Education Consultant or sign-up on our website.

Oxford Reading Buddy is a whole school digital ready service. Free trials are available to schools only.

When a school’s free trial is activated, the administrator (the individual who completed the online form or has arranged the trial via an Oxford Education Consultant) will receive three emails:

• The first will be from Oxford’s Digital Support team confirming a trial subscription has been activated.
• The second will be an automated email from the Oxford Reading Buddy platform that will confirm the subscription and ask the administrator to confirm their role.
• The third email will also be an automated email from the Oxford Reading Buddy platform and will confirm the subscription period.

Near the end of the trial subscription period, the administrator will also receive an automated email reminding them that the subscription period will finish soon.

In Australia and New Zealand, free trials do not automatically move to a paid subscription. If a school wishes to continue to use Oxford Reading Buddy after the free trial period they will need to purchase a subscription via their Oxford Education Consultant.