Jez and Sian plan a dinner party as a way of getting to know their new colleagues however the unexpected arrival of Jez's children brings some extra tension. And the A-Level recruitment drive puts Michael at loggerheads with Grantly who is determined to sabotage it.
It's a brand new term at Waterloo Road and the school is full of change taking over the reigns as headteacher is Michael Byrne who goes about introducing his own team of high-achieving teachers to the staff and welcoming back and old member of the team. However all does not go well for him as past demons resurface and he vows to get revenge. Meanwhile new pupils Phoenix and Harley Taylor go about trying to cover up a deadly secret, and Finn sets his sights on the sister of resident trouble-maker Tariq.moreless