It's Waterloo Road's final chance to stop the school from merging with Havelock High, but with no headmaster to be seen and a mystery surrounding the council's real plans, it's up to the children to take charge of saving the school.
Vaughan is torn between campaigning to stop the merger and Justin's exclusion; Lorna reveals a buried secret.
Dale's erratic behavior reaches new heights and it's up to Lenny and Maggie to pick up the pieces.
Dale struggles to come to terms with his failure to make the cycling team.
It's mock exam week and the pressure is on, though for Dale it's all about his bike trial.
With the PTA off for a visit to Havelock High, Vaughan thinks his only worry is Steph Norton.
A science trip to the coast leaves Kenzie stuck in a group with Bonnie, Scott and Justin.
Vaughan's newly qualified teachers Marco and Guy start today.
Vaughan hopes the new bike bank scheme will show the school off to the community.
It's a new term and Waterloo Road is under threat as the council wants to merge it with Havelock High. Vaughan is ready for battle and his plan involves volatile new pupils Kenzie and Scott.
Allie convinces Vaughan to send Justin to a boarding school in an attempt to keep him away from Tiffany, but the young lovers have plans of their own. Darren isn't happy when Rhiannon considers a career as a plus-size model.
The police descend on Waterloo Road as the hack on Wiredata Systems is traced to the school. Floyd confronts Tiffany and Justin about their relationship, and Sonya's magazine story causes trouble around the school.
Kacey's boxing career is jeopardized when a challenge by Gabriella goes horribly wrong.
Christine falls spectacularly "off the wagon"; Kacey returns from the US to a hero's welcome.
Christine finds indecent images on a phone; Dynasty is faced with a terrible dilemma.
Maggie, Audrey and the pupils stage a spectacular protest in a bid to stop Lula being deported.
Gabriella wreaks havoc when she suspects Nikki and Hector of having an affair.
Hector sees a chance to get closer to Nikki at the school's Resilience Camp.
George is caught off guard when his meddling mother shows up at the school unexpectedly.
Gabriella sees a chance to drive a wedge between Imogen and Dynasty's friendship.
In an attempt to resolve her money worries Carol gets a temporary job in the school kitchen.
Chaos descends when what appears to be a masked intruder disrupts the start of term assembly.
Christine and Simon clash over how to deal with a bullied pupil.
Kacey feels the pressure of people's expectations when an Olympic boxing champion is set to visit.
The school get's all dressed up when "living history week" hits Waterloo Road.
Nikki has a tough decision to make when her estranged daughter shows up at Waterloo Road.
Grantly returns to teaching at Waterloo Road; Kacey faces her big boxing fight.
Lisa and Lenny Brown's grandfather turns up out of the blue.
Rhiannon sends racey pictures of herself to Darren and they end up being sent around the school.
Simon introduces his "Apprentice" competition, creating a "boys against girls" rivalry.
A day from hell for new science teacher, Sue, leads to a shady alliance with a pupil.
As the school mourns the loss of Tom, Audrey suspects two new pupils are being neglected.
Grantly is alive and Tom is finally ready to donate his kidney. However, when former bad boy pupil Kyle Stack shows up at Waterloo Road, matters take a turn for the worse after Tom tries to help the troubled boy.
The Barrys prepare to air their dirty laundry on national television, but it is Kevin that ends up under the spotlight when an unexpected guest turns up. Meanwhile, Maggie has a heart-breaking decision to make.
Michael tries one last time to try and stop Lorraine from turning Waterloo Road into a fee-paying academy.
Audrey and Ndale's wedding day arrives and Nikki's first day as head teacher doesn't go to plan.
Kevin and Connor enlist Barry's help to get rid of Steve-O.
The students at Waterloo Road continue to be terrorized by Steve-O.
Sonya is dumped and has a falling out with her sister.
Dynasty's ex-boyfriend is released from prison.
Maggie's patience is put to the test as her catering contract hangs in the balance; Sonya sets about recruiting a handyman.
A new pupil tempts Harley to misbehave.
Scout's mother returns to her thieving ways; Connor is torn between his mom and Imogen.
Barry's behavior makes Sian snap, putting her teaching career on the line.
Tom clashes with Michael over his decision to ban Kacey from the boys' football league final.
Maggie is horrified to discover Jade is considering having her baby adopted.
Bolton Smilie causes a stir when he turns up in his army uniform to see Tom.
Kevin is suspicious when he discovers that Chalky is not who is says he is.
Christine's lies start to unravel when her estranged husband arrives.
Dynasty is challenged by Imogen over her plan to get a boob job.
When Phoenix and Harley win the lottery they just want to spend it.
The notorious Barry family join the school and sparks fly.
Connor snaps when Christine scuppers his plans to run away with Imogen; Kevin reaches out to Chalky.
Scout has to learn to turn the other cheek after discovering a secret about Rhiannon.
Michael decides to address his own father issues.
Madi makes a pass at Sian's new love interest.
Christine must face the consequences of her alcoholism.
A damning report about Gerard is sold to the press.
Imogen has a secret to share with Connor on her birthday.
Tariq has his kayaking time trial but his steely focus hides his true intent.
Lula's home life spills into school and Tom looks for the cause of her disruptive behavior.
The new school opens in Scotland; Michael deals with a pair of runaway teens.
Ruth discovers that Grantly has taught his class the wrong syllabus; Jess receives an unexpected visitor at the Fisher house.
Chris's controversial scheme to equip Waterloo Road with CCTV backfires when it risks exposing his one-night stand; Ruby calls in a familiar face to talk some sense into Grantly; Janeece finally tells Ruby she wants her back.
Rachel is forced to give in to the demands of a blackmailer; Mika is shocked when she catches Tom in bed with Davina.
Davina is flattered when one of the parents develops a crush on her; Rachel's past comes back to haunt her; Mika discovers Tom and Davina are in a relationship.
In an effort to stop Bolton from leaving school Rachel organizes a prison trip; Tom tries to stop Chlo and Mika from finding out that he is seeing Davina.
Matt is thrown into a panic when his mother shows up out of the blue; Eddie tries to persuade a reluctant Jasmine to fight Michaela's allegations.
Janeece makes a shocking discovery during an archaeological dig; Rachel forces Eddie to confront issues from his past; Mika shares a secret with Brett.
Eddie is keen to prove Rachel wrong with his "bad boys" trip; Rachel tries to keep a lid on things with Chlo's return to school.
A new head teacher arrives with big plans for the school; the guilt about Chlo's disappearance is bothering Mika; Chlo finds herself in grave danger.
Jack finds his job on the line; Tom finds it hard being a father to the girls.
Chlo is the talk of the school; Jack is made to offer the lead role in the musical to Aleesha; Davina hears Jack's confession.
Matt finds himself in hot water after Steph keeps quiet about a pupil's secret; Davina and Jack take their relationship onto the next level; Donte's attempts for a romantic surprise go horribly wrong.
The first-ever all girls football match takes place at Waterloo Road.
Fight club at the school; Jasmine suspects Paul is being abused.
The death of Izzie Redpath dampens the beginning of the new term; new teachers.
Jack searches for the drug dealer following a pupil's overdose.
The school's healthy-eating initiative goes out the window when a local gang sells burgers outside the school gates; a pupil collapses and is rushed into hospital.
Davina is forced to cover for Lorna after her illness forces her to walk out; Lorna tries to get Tom and Izzie's relationship back on track; Steph causes trouble.
Jack is up against Lyndsay Woodham for the permanent position of head teacher; Lorna gets to the bottom of a pupil's persistent truancy.
Work experience placement goes wrong; Davina tells Jack how she feels about him.
A student teacher learns the ropes the hard way when he takes on the kids; Jack gives Davina an opportunity to prove herself in the classroom.
Tom's career and relationship hangs in the balance; Maxine discovers a lead to the attacker.
The school goes on high alert when a female pupil is assaulted by a serial attacker.
Jack and Roger come to blows about the school; Brett learns truths about his father.
Mika becomes the victim of an internet hate campaign; Chlo spends the night with Donte.
Jack lets Andrew do his worst as head teacher, but steps in when the community turns against the school.
A new term begins and things are looking positive; ex-pupil Roger Aspinall has promised money for the school in return for a seat on the governing body; Roger's son Brett is breaking hearts on his first day at school.
Tensions run high as the inspectors make their decision; Chlo has her day in court; Kim speaks to the committee; Lorna is heartbroken over Tom and Izzie.
Donte is on trial and Chloe must testify about the night of the car crash; Lorna confronts Tom and Izzie about their affair.
Rory starts a petition against homophobic bullying; Holly wakes from her coma; Andrew asks Jack why Steph hasn't been fired; Lorna catches Tom and Izzie together.
A student becomes aggressive and suggestive with a teacher.
The board is considering closing the school down.
The future of the school is in jeopardy and is under threat of closure; a school trip to the museum descends into chaos; Tom and Izzie finally give in to their passion.
Lorna tries out a sexy new image in a bid to catch Tom's attention; Grantly Budgen suspects one of his students may be taking drugs; Steph stages a break-in to avoid losing her job.
Tom and Lorna are separated but Tom confesses that he still loves her.
The ex-husband of one of the teacher's causes problems at the school; Tom confronts Lorna about her miscarriage.
The ex-husband of one of the teachers causes a scene at school.
When heavily pregnant 15-year-old Zoe steps onto the school bus for her first day, Andrew Treneman predicts trouble.
A pregnant student has a secret that impacts the school staff.
Adam is killed in a car crash which leaves Holly in a coma; Donte and Chlo are plagued by guilt for their involvement; Izzie feels awkward after kissing Tom at his wedding reception.
One teacher announces she is pregnant, while another sets up a date with the principal.
An optimistic new teacher gets hit hard by the challenges of his new job.