• Event Because of Harry’s vision before Christmas, (involving Mr Weasley being attacked by Nagini) Dumbledore decides that Harry should start taking Occlumency lessons with Snape so that he will be able to close his mind against the Dark Lord. The sessions take place in Snape’s office once a week, and Snape… Read More
• Event Harry and his classmates go to Divination class, now in classroom eleven on the ground floor – to accommodate their new teacher, Firenze. The room has been transformed to resemble a forest and display a starry sky on the ceiling. Firenze introduces his students to the astronomy-based Divination practiced by centaurs (… Read More
• Source After arriving back at Hogwarts, Harry chats with Hermione about Ron and Draco Malfoy. He learns that apparition lessons are coming, and finds that both Ron and Ginny Weasley seem disenchanted with their relationships. He then has a lesson with Albus Dumbledore, where… Read More
• Source Harry gives Horace Slughorn a bezoar instead of an antidote in Potions class, then asks him unsuccessfully about Horcruxes. The sixth-years then have their first apparition lesson, where Harry overhears Draco Malfoy saying Crabbe has been acting as his lookout, and… Read More
• Source Harry and Albus Dumbledore apparate to Budleigh Babberton – discussing Lord Voldemort, Inferi, and Dumbledore’s injured hand along the way – and meet Horace Slughorn, shortly after Slughorn has faked his own demise. Dumbledore asks Slughorn to teach at Hogwarts, and Harry convinces him… Read More
• Source Harry speaks with Mrs. Weasley (and later Mr. Weasley) about the latest Ministry of Magic news. We see Fleur Delacour, who was nicknamed Phlegm by Ginny, and learn that she and Bill Weasley are engaged, to his family’s dismay. Harry tells Ron and… Read More