All twelve episodes from the second season of the drama series set in a failing inner-city comprehensive. At Waterloo Road a new term is beginning and things are looking up. The school is launching its first sixth form, and about to receive some much-needed money from ex-pupil and wealthy entrepreneur, Roger Aspinall (Nick Sidi), who wants to turn the school into a City Academy in exchange for a place on the governing body. What could go wrong? Meanwhile, Izzie (Jill Halfpenny) and Tom (Brett Aspinall), who are expecting their first child together, get a shock when Lorna (Camilla Power) - who they thought was in Australia - returns.
It's a new term at Waterloo Road Comprehensive School and things are looking positive. The School is launching its first sixth form, and ex-pupil and wealthy entrepreneur Roger Aspinall wants to turn the school into Rochdale's first City Academy in return for a seat on the governing body. But With Roger's investment comes a list of changes which wreak havoc across the school and leaves Jack Rimmer's role as Head Teacher under immediate threat.
For a run down inner city school; staff shortages, bullying and truancy are all high on the term's agenda. But with the embattled Comprehensive's survival on the line are the staff and pupils all working towards the same agenda?