Creating a class, Assignments & Feedback

This is a step-by-step guide to show you how to create a Class and set Assignments. We also have a quick start guide that can be downloaded and shared as a visual reference. We also have a video playlist at the bottom of this guide that shows how all of this is done.

Sign in to Classroom #

Log in to Glow and navigate to your Launch Pad. If your Local Authority has Google Workspace enabled you can add the Google Classroom tile to your Launch Pad by following this guide.

Google Classroom tile on RM Unify Launch Pad

Create a Class #

Click the + icon and select Create a class from the drop down list.

Fill in the details for your class and click Create.


You must give your class a name. The other two fields, Section and Subject are optional.

Create a class menu screenshot from Google Classroom

Add students to your class #

You can email a student to invite them to your class or give them a code.

Click Invite Students to add their email addresses. An email will be sent to the student inviting them to join the class. Students will click Join on the classwork page to join the class.

To display the code to the whole class, click on Settings and select Display from the drop down menu beside Class Code.

Display Google Classroom code

Add an assignment #

You can create an assignment and post it immediately or schedule it to post at a later date. you can attach files, links and images to the assignment.

However over the + sign at the bottom right hand side of the screen and select Create assignment from the list then take the following steps:

Google Classroom adding assignment menu options

Fill in the assignment details and make sure it has a due date. Other options are:

  • Add in instructions
  • Select if assigning to all or a few students
  • Attach documents, videos from YouTube, files from your Google Drive or links
  • If the assignment is to be marked, assign points.

If you attach a document, you have various options for sharing it with your students. You can choose to:

  • Allow students to view the same file
  • Allow students to view and edit the same file
  • Allow each student to have their own copy of the document. If you make copies, the document is stored in students’ class folders in their Google Drive.

Select Assign, Schedule, or Draft from the Assign drop down menu.

For more information on how to set up a Classroom, see Getting started with Google Classroom.

Video playlist #