Initially, Haygrove were going to base the transition project on Harry Potter; however, this has changed slightly.
The book has changed to The Ickabog. This is another fantasy book which will support vocabulary development and creative writing skills and the chapters are slightly shorter to make it more accessible for all students.
Recordings are being uploaded each day so you can listen daily. This will be on Google classroom. It can be used in school or at home by parents and pupils.
To access the recordings go to: https://classroom.google.com/
Then type in the classroom code to join the room: cz5haoy.
Haygrove have sent a letter to all parents outlining the current plan for Year 6s and will be sending out a letter with the tutor group information on it over the next couple of weeks.
Where else can I find the story?
The Ickabog is a story written by J.K.Rowling. The story has been uploaded to the following website:
Here you can choose to read the story and enter the art/illustration competition if you wish.
In school, we are reading the Ickabog and we will be drawing illustrations to enter in this competition. To keep up-to-date at home please try to do the same. The instructions for entering the competition are all on the website above if you wish to enter.
Click here for more information.