'On Harry’s other side, Percy Weasley and Hermione were talking about lessons (‘I do hope they start straight away, there’s so much to learn, I’m particularly interested in Transfiguration, you know, turning something into something else, of course, it’s supposed to be very difficult –’; ‘You’ll be starting small, just matches into needles and that sort of thing –’).'
Chapter Seven, The Sorting Hat, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
Last week, we asked you on the Pottermore Insider and on our Facebook page, which lesson would you take from the list of first-year classes at Hogwarts. The counts are now in, with surprising results!
Over 24,800 of you voted on the Insider and Defence Against the Dark Arts had a narrow win with 29%, followed very closely by Charms, with 27.7%:
On our Facebook page, it was a slightly different story. Over 4,000 people voted and Defence Against the Dark Arts won, with a impressive number of 1,384 votes. Charms came second with 899 votes: