First they go to the wizard bank, Gringotts, where Harry learns that his parents have left him a hefty supply of money.
They shop on the wizards’ commercial street known as Diagon Alley, where Harry is fitted for his school uniform.
Harry buys books, ingredients for potions, and, finally, a magic wand—the companion wand to the evil Voldemort’s.
Harry also learns that it is Voldemort who has been trying to steal the Sorcerer’s Stone.
Harry learns that the Dursleys have tried to deny Harry’s wizardry all these years.
The next day, Hagrid takes Harry to London to shop for school supplies.
Hagrid reassures Harry that Snape has no reason to dislike him.
During their first flying lesson on broomsticks, the students are told to stay grounded while the teacher takes an injured boy named Neville to the hospital.