Data Manager Guide: Setting up Single Sign-On for Google Schools

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This step-by-step guide is designed to help you seamlessly integrate Bedrock Learning into your school's Google environment, enabling your colleagues and learners to log in using their Google accounts.

By following the instructions below, you'll ensure that your school community can access Bedrock Learning with ease and efficiency.

Check whether Single Sign-On is working

Head to our login page and click the button to log in with Google

After following this step we find most of our schools are then able to use Single Sign-On. Allowing your colleagues and learners to log in using this method.


Authenticate the use of third-party apps

If this does not work then there may be additional steps required to authenticate the use of third-party apps within your admin area.

Please follow the steps in this detailed guide below:

1. Log in to your Google Admin page > Security > API controls > App access control

2. Select Add app (as shown below).


3. Enter the following client ID in the search bar:

4. You should then see Bedrock Learning show up in the App name list below. Select this app on the right-hand side.

5. Tick both boxes and click Select at the bottom right

6. Tick the box for all users (so students and teachers can log in using SSO). 

7. Select 'Continue.'

8. Select 'Limited' in the Access to Google data section.

9. Select 'Continue.'


10. Select 'Finish.'

11. Confirm the parental consent.

12. You should now see Bedrock Learning in your list of Configured apps. 

All teachers and students at your school should now be able to log in using Single Sign-On! 🥳

If you are still experiencing issues after following the guide linked above, we may need to arrange a call to investigate further. 

Please call +44 (0) 203 325 9345 Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm, or message us via our live chat function in the Support Hub to speak to one of the team.

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