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Class readers read by your teachers

The Land of Roar by Jenny McLachlan

Miss Smith will be uploading the rest of The Land of Roar chapter by chapter. She already started the story with her class in school but has created a recap video for them and for anyone else who would like to join her on a magical journey to Roar!

Recap of the story so far:

Chapter 20:

Chapter 21:

Chapter 22 :

Chapter 23:

Chapter 24:

Chapter 25:

Chapter 26:

NEW Chapter 27:

More chapters coming soon...


The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Rauf

4BW were enjoying this story with Mrs Weston before we left, here is a reminder of the last chapter they read together - chapter 19. Look out for the rest of the book coming very soon!



You're a Bad Man, Mr Gum! by Andy Stanton

You're a Bad Man MrGum is about a bad man who lives in a 'grimsters' house with a 'gardeny' garden. Inside MrGum's bathtub lives an angry fairy, who whacks him with a frying pan whenever his garden is messed up. - Sounds hilarious! Watch Mrs Lisseman and Mrs Chalk read the book by following the links below.

Chapter 1:

Chapter 2:

Chapter 3:

Chapters 4 and 5:

Chapter 6:

Chapter 7:

More coming soon!


The Fox and the Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

Here is Miss Wilkinson reading a book by Michael Morpurgo all about foxes who live under the King Power Stadium in Leicester!

Chapter 1:

Chapter 2:

Chapter 3:

Chapter 4:

Chapter 5:

Chapter 6:

Chapter 7:


Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne

It was such a shame that Year 3 did not get to finish this story before the end of the term. But don't worry! Mrs Malkin has read the last few chapters for you to enjoy!

Chapter 3:

Chapter 4:

Chapter 5:

Chapter 6:


Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf Stories

Here is a collection of stories read by Mr Amias all about Polly. It will feel just like a Friday assembly!


TikTok and the Nome King

A story read by Mr Amias that is set the land of Oz!