• Sentient objects Four enormous wooden carvings are in the entrance to Ilvermorny School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, one for each of the school’s houses.  These are used to sort the students.  The enchanted carvings react when the new students stand on the Gordian knot in the entrance hall to signal if they want… Read More
• Hogwarts Each year when the First Year students arrive at Hogwarts, they undergo a ceremony to sort them into one of the Four Houses: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, or Hufflepuff. It is done through the use of the famous Hogwarts Sorting Hat (PS7). A stool is placed in front of the… Read More