This article lists the general events of the 19841985 school year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, which have been witnessed by the majority of the students and teachers. It leaves out those events which are only known to Jacob's sibling and the people close to them.


The staff at Hogwarts during the 1984–1985 school year were as follows:

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry faculty and staff during the 1984–1985 school year
Post Incumbent Notes
Headmaster Professor Albus Dumbledore
Deputy Head Professor Minerva McGonagall
Head of Gryffindor House Professor Minerva McGonagall
Head of Hufflepuff House Professor Pomona Sprout
Head of Ravenclaw House Professor Filius Flitwick
Head of Slytherin House Professor Severus Snape
Arithmancy teacher Professor Septima Vector
Astronomy teacher Professor Aurora Sinistra
Care of Magical Creatures teacher Professor Silvanus Kettleburn
Charms Master Professor Filius Flitwick
Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher Unidentified teacher Was "lost" by the end of the year.
Divination teacher Professor Sybill Trelawney
Flying teacher Madam Rolanda Hooch
Herbology teacher Professor Pomona Sprout
History of Magic teacher Professor Cuthbert Binns
Muggle Studies teacher Professor Quirinus Quirrell (possibly)
Potions Master Professor Severus Snape
Study of Ancient Runes teacher ?
Transfiguration teacher Professor Minerva McGonagall
Matron Madam Poppy Pomfrey
Librarian Madam Irma Pince
Gamekeeper Rubeus Hagrid
Caretaker Mr Argus Filch


Hogwarts Students during the 1984–1985 school year
Year Students
First years Gryffindors Ben Copper, Charlie Weasley[1]
Hufflepuffs Penny Haywood, Nymphadora Tonks
Ravenclaws Andre Egwu, Tulip Karasu
Slytherins Merula Snyde, Barnaby Lee
Unknown Rowan Khanna, Jacob's sibling
Third years Gryffindors Bill Weasley
Fifth years Gryffindors Angelica Cole
Hufflepuffs Jane Court
Ravenclaws Chester Davies
Slytherins Felix Rosier


  • The sibling of Jacob, a former student who was expelled for endangering his fellow students in a quest for the fabled Cursed Vaults of Hogwarts, starts at Hogwarts. Jacob had vanished after being expelled, fuelling rumours that he worked for Lord Voldemort in some capacity — bringing negative attention to his sibling.


See also

Notes and references

  1. HP Lexicon - The Age of the Weasleys - Charlie is seven years older than Ron, who was born in 1980
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