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Season: 1 | 2
Year: 2013 | 2014

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Episode #1.1

16 August 2013
Tired of facing apathetic teenagers daily, meek chemistry teacher Keith Church decides to resign from Greybridge Secondary School but changes his mind when comely Sarah Postern arrives to replace the recently deceased French teacher. However games teacher Trevor Gunn is equally smitten, as is gay drama mistress Janine Klebb, whilst lab assistant Pat has the hots for Keith. Keith offers Sarah a lift home but when the car stalls he and Trevor almost come to blows. Meanwhile music teacher Mr Martin wants to replace Mozart on the syllabus with the Kaiser Chiefs, Welsh geography teacher Mr Barber finds himself the subject of toilet graffiti and the abrasive head Ms. Baron augments her drinks cabinet with alcohol confiscated from the pupils.

Season 1, Episode 2: Episode #1.2

23 August 2013
With the Children In Need television appeal coming up Sarah proposes to an unimpressed headmistress that the staff perform a talent contest for charity. Keith is reluctant to take part until Sarah suggests a duet with him accompanying her on his oboe but they fall out over the choice of song and argue publicly. Come the evening of the contest Gareth Barber's Welsh song and Janine's feminist poem lose out to Trevor's Keith Lemon impression but when Keith decides to rejoin Sarah for their duet they go down a storm. Unfortunately they are beaten by Luke Martin, who, having previously declined to enter as a protest against commercialism, summons a choir to help him win the contest.

Season 1, Episode 3: Episode #1.3

30 August 2013
Keith catches Trevor Gunn buying drugs and reports him to Ms Baron - who confiscates them for her own use. Gunn gets his chance for revenge when Keith, who has just signed up to Facebook, leaves his computer on by accident. As a result, the quiet evening Keith had anticipated with Sarah to discuss the merger of their chess and draughts clubs is interrupted by half the school being sent to his house on the promise of a party advertised online. Keith is caught holding a joint somebody has handed him but rather than sack him Ms Baron gets him to give an anti-drugs lecture to the school, making him a hero.

Season 1, Episode 4: Episode #1.4

6 September 2013
Pupil Josh Hardy's mother ran off with a Masai warrior on a family trip to Kenya so Sarah asks the other teachers to be sensitive - at which the men fail dismally. To take him out of himself Janine gives him a part in her hip-hop version of 'Romeo and Juliet' (called 'Juliet and Romeo') and, feeling sorry for his father Simon, Sarah invites him to the show, which she is reviewing for the school magazine, as her guest. This angers Keith who protests, leading to somebody getting a punch on the nose and Keith having to choose between being pursued by Janine or seduced by adoring lab assistant Pat.

Season 1, Episode 5: Episode #1.5

13 September 2013
Sarah decides to enter the Iron Man challenge for charity and Trevor Gunn offers to help her to train, leading to Keith, who is jealous, joining their sessions in his vest and pants. A vengeful Gunn puts it about that Sarah and Keith are having an affair, which results in the two men brawling in public and being sent to the headmistress. Meanwhile Gareth finds that he has taught his class the wrong syllabus for their exam and has to help them through it by cheating.

Season 1, Episode 6: Episode #1.6

20 September 2013
Sarah organizes a school trip to Dieppe and needs three other teachers to accompany her. Gareth, Gunn and Janine Klebb all sign up ahead of Keith, who has to bribe Janine with a trip to Disneyland to take her place. On arrival at the hotel in France Gunn sells the children cheap beer whilst Gareth passes out and has to be undressed and put to bed. Keith takes the spare bed in Sarah's room but has the runs all night. Next morning Gareth claims he has been sexually violated and insists the party return to England. Ms Baron is displeased with the account of the trip and cancels all further excursions - though at least Sarah and Keith admit they enjoyed spending time together.

David Walliams ... Mr. Church

Julie T. Wallace ... Pat

Frances de la Tour ... Ms Baron

Catherine Tate ... Miss Postern

Joivan Wade ... Manyou
Carla Ryan ... Tina

Joanna Scanlan ... Mrs. Klebb

Georgia Thompson ... Beyonce

Philip Glenister ... Mr. Gunn

Steve Speirs ... Mr. Barber

Kulvinder Ghir ... Mr. Rupesh

Aurélie Amblard ... Celine
Tim Inman ... French Waiter

Joyce Veheary ... Teacher
Matthew McPherson ... Teacher

Beatrice Curnew ... Teacher
Matthew Fenton ... Nicholas

Adam Lezemore ... Student

Jordi Whitworth ... Student
Kirsten Bellas ... School Girl (uncredited)
Thomas Bellas ... School Boy (uncredited)
Gemma Day ... Student (uncredited)

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Episode #2.1

29 August 2014
As the new term starts Gareth, following a nervous breakdown, comes back as caretaker, Luke Martin leaves for a pop music career, which proves to be disastrously short-lived, and Gunn is teaching geography, which he can hardly pronounce. Sarah is organizing a careers day but since Keith stood her up by mistake by going to the wrong restaurant for their date she relegates him to a small part in a humiliating role play. However he gets back into her good books by comforting her after her guest speaker, Fenella Forbes, a children's author with whom she went to college, makes her feel inferior by bragging about her success.

Season 2, Episode 2: Episode #2.2

5 September 2014
Gunn's ineptitude as a geography teacher gets him replaced by blind but hip Dr Dalton, Meanwhile Keith gets Sarah a birthday present, a huge photograph of Blackpool tower which believed was of the Eiffel tower. Keith and Gunn visit Sarah to help her hang the picture - which they do eventually - but stay around to witness Sarah's date with Dr Dalton, who somewhat disgraces himself and consequently resigns from the school.

Season 2, Episode 3: Episode #2.3

12 September 2014
Gunn is approached by old flame Trish, mother of pupil Ryan, who reminds him of a one night stand they had thirteen years ago. As a result Gunn wrongly believes that he is Ryan's father and, although the boy is useless at everything, praises him to the skies. After he has confided in Sarah the whole school knows his 'secret' so he goes public on the parents' evening. Trish has to disabuse him and bring him down to Earth with a bump.

Season 2, Episode 4: Episode #2.4

19 September 2014
The staff are caught unawares by a visit from three school inspectors, led by the formidable Ms. Steele. Ms. Baron, ingesting drugs confiscated from a pupil, is especially caught unawares, with the drugs somehow ending up in Ms. Steele's handbag. Keith's dressing as a hydrogen atom, Sarah's lame attempt at playing Le Bingo and Luke's desire to replace Bach with Kasabian do not impress and the school faces closure - until the contents of Ms. Steele's handbag are revealed and used against her.

Season 2, Episode 5: Episode #2.5

3 October 2014
Sarah welcomes disabled Dean, a boy who was removed from his last school for bullying, only to discover that he was the actual bully. A presentation is held to mark Mr Hubble's forty year service to the school, after which Keith discovers he has died and leads several unsuccessful attempts to hide the body. At the funeral Sarah exposes Dean's bullying and gets thrown out when he plays the victim. With Mr Hubble gone Keith is now the head of chemistry but Baron tells him that, due to financial cuts, she is scrapping department heads.

Season 2, Episode 6: Episode #2.6

10 October 2014
Whilst sleeping in Sarah's classroom because he is homeless Gareth accidentally sets fire to it and it is gutted, forcing her to share Keith's classroom, which does not go well. Gunn is prevailed upon to accommodate Gareth and is horrified when his mother falls for their lodger, with whom she has regular sex, and wants her son to move out. As a result a newly-confident Gareth returns to school as a teacher whilst Sarah and Keith make up and go for a drive together.

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