The substitute Care of Magical Creatures teacher. She's a no-nonsense woman who refuses to say anything about where Hagrid is, though it's unclear if she's lying or honestly doesn't know. She's an extremely competent teacher, however, and despite Harry's loyalty to Hagrid, he takes Hedwig to Grubbly-Plank after something attacks Hedwig.
Professor Grubbly-Plank Character Timeline in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
The timeline below shows where the character Professor Grubbly-Plank appears in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...station. Luna carries Hedwig's cage for Harry and Harry is concerned when he sees Professor Grubbly-Plank, not Hagrid, preparing to take the first years across the lake. Alone, Harry moves to... (full context)
...going on. At the end of the feast, Dumbledore addresses the students. He introduces Professor Grubbly-Plank and Professor Umbridge, the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher. As Dumbledore continues, Umbridge... (full context)
...essay and then join Hermione outside for Care of Magical Creatures with the Slytherins. Professor Grubbly-Plank introduces the class to bowtruckles, stick-like creatures that guard trees. She assigns a drawing as... (full context)
...he's ill and asks to leave class. He goes to the staff room to find Grubbly-Plank. McGonagall opens the door and Grubbly-Plank inspects Hedwig, reasoning that the Hogwarts thestrals wouldn't have... (full context)