Scatty school secretary Sonya sets her sights on winning Blab magazine’s short story competition this week. But Sonya’s enthusiasm leaves her work colleagues running for the hills! 

After Sonya catches Christine making fun of her in the staffroom she resolves to write something thrilling. In a bid to win the £1000 prize Sonya firsts ropes headmaster Vaughan into helping her. Bemused Vaughan quickly hands the task of coaching Sonya onto his deputy Simon. Only for Simon to recommend Maggie!



With no one believing in her endeavours, remorseful Christine offers Sonya invaluable writing advice. Which is when Sonya realises recovering alcoholic Christine’s life is story-writing gold! She decides to fictionalise it for the magazine competition…



Elsewhere, Justin gets involved with a shoplifter in a bid to impress secret girlfriend Tiffany. When the matter escalates, he finds himself desperate to impress his dad, headmaster Vaughan. The wayward teen comes up with the idea of opening a food bank at the school. Only time will tell if he’s bitten off more than he can chew…



Meanwhile, Hector is hell-bent on continuing his affair with married science teacher Sue. The womanising PE teacher wangles an invite to her husband Simon’s dinner party for Vaughan and Allie. Sue throws the rogue Romeo out when he drunkenly insults Simon and their guests. But as Hector’s leaving he tells Sue he loves her!



Former star pupil Kevin is frustrated and struggling to adapt to life after his stroke. With his grades falling and desperate to feel better about himself, Kevin sets himself the task of hacking into major computer company Wiredata’s security system…