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Google Classroom UK

Google Classroom UK


What is Google Classroom UK?

Google Classroom brings together all the learning tools and allows multiple classes to be managed in one central destination. It's so easy to use anyone in the school community can be up in running in a matter of minutes.

Google Classroom seamlessly integrates with Google Meet for face-to-face classes, while the whole class can work simultaneously in the same document, sharing ideas. Google Classroom is built to empower teaching and learning, with flexibility and mobility at the core meaning you can access it from anywhere, on any device.

Simplifying everyday tasks to save time. Whether switching from class to assignment or to a student it can all be done in just a few clicks. As it fully integrated into the school’s management information system (MIS), it's easy to track student progress in the student record and export scores. Marking is consistent and transparent with rubrics displayed alongside student work.

Student learning experiences are enhanced. Accessibility settings are easily adjusted to give students the ability to learn in a way that works for them and is available in multiple languages. With student to-do and teacher, to-review pages it's easy to keep everyone on track, and student calendars are automatically updated with due dates when classwork is created. When an assignment is created coursework documents are automatically uploaded as templates, to give each student their own copy. With improved image capturing, students can snap and submit a picture of their paper homework quickly and easily.

CompanyHQ Location: United States
Founded: 2012
Age Range5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-18, 19+
FeaturesCollaboration ToolsLearning ManagementProgress TrackingApiAccess Controls/permissions Assignment ManagementContent LibraryContent ManagementCourse AuthoringCourse PublishingInteractive ContentTests/assessmentsThird Party Integrations
LanguagesArabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish
PoliciesTerms of ServicePrivacy PolicyGDPR
RequirementsDesktop - MacDesktop - WindowsDesktop - ChromebookDesktop - LinuxMobile - iPhoneMobile - iPadMobile - WindowsMobile - Android

Get the Classroom app

Teachers and students can use the Classroom app on Android and iOS mobile devices. The Classroom app is not currently available for Windows mobile devices.

If you use a Chrome device...

If you use a device running Chrome OS, such as a Chromebook, you don't need to install the app. If you're using a Chrome app to access Classroom, be aware that support for Chrome apps is being removed. Learn more

Install the Classroom app on Android

Your device must have 5.0 Lollipop or later to get the latest version of the Classroom app.

On your device, tap Play Store.

Find and install the Google Classroom app.

Install the Classroom app on iPhone or iPad

Your device must have iOS 11 or later to get the latest version of the Classroom app.

On your device, tap App Store.

Find and install the Google Classroom app.

If you use a device owned by your school...

If your school provides your device and you're having problems installing the Classroom app, contact your administrator.

Do I need any other apps?

To use all the features of the Classroom app, you need Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. To create or join class video meetings, we recommend that you install the Google Meet app. If they aren't already on your device, you can get them from Google Play (Android) or the Apple App Store (iOS).

Set Up

Google Classroom can be set up in a matter of minutes.

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Getting started with Google Classroom

Learn how to use Classroom to manage coursework, organize assignments, boost collaboration, and foster better communication. Get started today with resources, tips, and tricks from the educator community.

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Whether you have a specific question, an issue to troubleshoot, or want to learn more about what Google for Education products can do, we’re here to help.

Google for Education Help Centers - Find documentation and troubleshooting for Google for Education products quickly and easily.

Google for Education Help Forums - Connect with other users to learn from their experiences. Search or browse for relevant topics and jump into conversations quickly and easily.

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Specialized support for IT administrators - Guides, helpful tips, and tutorials on setting up and managing Google Workspace for Education and Chrome devices.

Home LearningParent Access

Teacher must create the account.

Parents can access their child's teachers' Google Classroom in one of the following ways: ... Parents should use their personal email to digitally communicate with the teacher. As a guardian, you must receive and accept an email invitation before you can receive email summaries.

Google Classroom UK Pricing

Pricing Plans

Free VersionFree TrialPaid Subscription

Google Workspace for Education is free for eligible institutions. We'll guide you through creating an account for your educational institution so that you can begin a 30-day trial of our free edition — Google Workspace for Education Fundamentals. The trial period will allow you to experience a transformational way for students, faculty, and staff to collaborate and streamline instruction while we verify your institution's eligibility. Once you've completed this application, please check your contact email for instructions on how to verify your domain and provide proof of eligibility. Upon approval, you will have full access to create accounts for users in your organisation.

Qualifications for Google Workspace for Education

Google Workspace for Education is a suite of Google tools and services that are tailored for schools and homeschools. It is available globally to all educational institutions that qualify. Google reserves the right to determine an organization's eligibility for Google Workspace for Education. It takes about 10 business days to process an application; however, in response to COVID19 global school closures, we are expediting school approvals for Google Workspace for Education.

To qualify for Google Workspace for Education

K–12 schools, higher-education institutions globally, and homeschool co-ops in the U.S. are eligible for Google Workspace for Education if they meet certain criteria.

K–12 and higher institutions must be a government-recognised, formally accredited educational institutions delivering nationally or internationally-approved certifications at primary, secondary, or third levels. The institution applying for Google Workspace for Education must submit the application.

Institutions not eligible for Google Workspace for Education

Organizations that get academic or operational funding from national or local government, such as military academies and public libraries, do not qualify for Google Workspace for Education. A Google Workspace Business edition might be a good option instead.

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Last updated 30th November 2023