Organization Administrators, Class Administrators and Teacher users all have permissions to add student users.

You can add individual or multiple students. Please select from below your preferred option for the specific guide.

Adding individual students

  1. Go to My Organization.
  2. Click the Students tab.
  3. Select Add Students.
  4. Fill in the mandatory first name and last name fields. You can then either choose a username and password for the student, or ask Oxford Reading Buddy to create one for you by clicking Generate.
  5. Click Next.
    Oxford Reading Buddy student upload window
    Oxford Reading Buddy student upload
  6. Select the student’s year group from the dropdown menu and click Add student.
  7. Click Generate Sign In card and then Download Sign In card to download the student’s login details.
  8. Click Done to confirm the addition of this student.
  9. Your student will now be visible in the Students tab. You may need to refresh your browser.
  10. You can now add your student to a class.

Adding multiple students

Top tip: We recommend that you upload classes individually, as this will make it easier for you to download and distribute Sign In cards.

    1. Go to My Organization.
    2. Click the Students tab.
    3. Select Add Students.
    4. Click Import students.
    5. Choose your method of uploading students: Copy and paste or Upload a CSV file. Click on each option for an overview to help you decide which option suits you best.

Oxford Reading Buddy multiple student upload
  • Follow the instructions on screen to add students. Remember to include information on their year group and class. Top tip: If you are adding students from Reception enter “0” for their year group, if for Nursery enter “-1”.
  • An overview of the students you are uploading will be presented, highlighting where there are any errors.

Oxford Reading Buddy student upload overview
  • Fix any highlighted errors and click Next.

Oxford Reading Buddy student upload overview
  • Review your list of students, then click Import users.
  • You will receive an email to let you know if your import has been successful. Sign In cards for your students can be downloaded from this email.

Oxford Reading Buddy Sign in cards
  • Your students will now be visible in the Students tab. You may need to refresh your browser.

Oxford Reading Buddy Students tab
  • If your import was unsuccessful, you will receive an email with an attachment informing you of the reason(s) for failure. Correct these errors and re-upload any students whose upload initially failed.
  • If you didn’t add your students to a class during the upload process, you can now create classes.

Your students are now ready to start reading. Students have access to the Coaching eBooks, wider eBook library and quizzes appropriate to their Oxford Level.