• Areas of knowledge • Hogwarts academics
• Hogwarts academics Herbology class at Hogwarts is the study of magical plants and fungi, including their care and their magical properties and uses. Some magical plants form important ingredients in potions, others have magical effects in their own right. Read More
• Hogwarts academics Consists of lectures on various aspects of magical history. It is extremely boring, but this is due to the teacher, Professor Binns’, teaching style, not the material itself, which seems to emphasize vicious goblin riots, goblin rebellions, and giant wars. Read More
• Hogwarts academics Students at Hogwarts all take the same basic classes their first and second year. Before summer term in their second year, they choose several elective courses which they will study through fifth year. The results of the O.W.L. exams and the careers advice given toward the end of fifth year determine… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Homework, schoolwork assigned to be completed outside of class time, is part of the students’ lives at Hogwarts. Teachers assign essays, research, and other tasks which must be completed before the next time the class meets. Details of homework assignment can be found in the entries for individual classes. Read More
• Hogwarts • Hogwarts academics Points are given or taken away to reward or punish the behavior of students. Points are accumulated over the course of the school year, at the end of which a House Cup is awarded to the house with the most. Giant hourglasses set in niches along one wall in a… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Who, When, Why, and How Many… student: Harry teacher: Snape points taken: -1 reason: “cheek” notes: When asked a question by Snape, who was intentionally provoking him, he responded, “I don’t know. I think Hermione does, though, why don’t you try her?” ref: PS8… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Who, When, Why, and How Many… student: Hermione teacher: Sprout points given: +10 reason: knowing the properties of the mandrake notes: introduces the mandrake ref: CS6 student: Hermione teacher: Sprout points given: +10 reason: knowing why mandrakes are dangerous notes:… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Who, When, Why, and How Many… student: Hermione teacher: Snape points taken: -5 reason: she’d helped Neville with his Shrinking Solution when Snape had told her not to notes: Hermione got distracted and was a little sloppy with the Time-Turner ref: PA7 student: Neville… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Who, When, Why, and How Many… student: Harry, Ron teacher: Snape points taken: -50 reason: yelling at Snape for his cruelty toward Hermione over the misfired Densaugeo notes: Snape also gave them detention, but did nothing to Draco for his part in the fight. ref:… Read More
• Hogwarts academics Who, When, Why, and How Many… student: Harry teacher: Umbridge points taken: -10 reason: “Hmmm, let’s think…maybe Lord Voldemort?” notes: Hermione had started an argument by pointing out that the course aims didn’t cover application of the theory, and the rest of the class joined in. Read More
• Hogwarts academics Who, When, Why, and How Many… student: Harry teacher: Snape points taken: -50 reason: “lateness” notes: Snape was having fun here… ref: HBP8 student: Harry teacher: Snape points taken: -20 reason: “Muggle attire” notes: Having been immobilized on the Hogwarts… Read More