Primary Pad


Primary Pad is a web-based word processor designed for schools that allows pupils and teachers to work together in real-time.

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Pro Account - Creating a Pro Account creates a new Private Class Site (a collection of Pads linked to a URL e.g.

How do I share a Private Pad?
First, create a pro account, then create new pad and open/edit the pad.
Then click Security and change Pad Access to Public, then add a password and click save.
Then share the url with your class, along with the password.
They will be prompted to enter a password and will then have full access to the pad.
Simply repeat the process for each Pad you would like to share

Can I have whatever web address I like? Yes, simply go to (change myownurl for any word/s you would like) If the pad doesn't exist, then you will be asked if you wish to create one. This works on Pro accounts too.