A unique new digital reading service that helps every child develop key comprehension skills and makes reading fun!

Oxford Reading Buddy is a digital reading service that supports each child's personal reading journey, motivates them to succeed, and provides teachers with valuable insights into their attainment and development. It is an easy to use and fully optimised digital platform that can be embedded into literacy lessons in order to seamlessly support independent reading.

  • Coaching eBooks that are accompanied by a personalised ‘Reading Buddy’ who models key comprehension strategies, supporting children as they read
  • An extensive eBook library, accessible offline via an easy-to-use app, with hundreds of eBooks from loved and trusted Oxford series such as Oxford Reading Tree, Treetops, and Project X, providing children with extra practice and consolidating their learning
  • Comprehension quizzes that are carefully matched to each eBook, as well as further quizzes for Oxford’s print books that teachers may already in their schools, deepening and developing children’s comprehension skills
  • Progression for every child that is underpinned by the expertly devised Oxford Levels system, ensuring every child is reading at the appropriate level for their needs (Guide to each Oxford Level >))
  • Detailed progress reports and data to support teachers with insights into each child’s attainment and reading development, so they can quickly pinpoint where extra support is needed
  • An in-built reward system, where children gain badges as they progress in their reading, building motivation into every step of their reading journey

How does Oxford Reading Buddy
work in practice?

Platform walkthrough video

Take a tour around the Oxford Reading Buddy platform and discover some of the brilliant features it offers.


Case studies and testimonials

Hear from schools that use (and love) Oxford Reading Buddy.


Pedagogy and Impact

Find out more about the pedagogy and research that underpin Oxford Reading Buddy.