Alfie Wickers likes to think of himself as a maverick teacher, a charmer and cool dude who has a unique relationship with his pupils.
In reality though, Alfie has joined Abbey Grove School straight from teacher training and is making it up as he goes along, relying on his misguided sense of cunning and his poorly developed ability to lie and cheat.
Alfie’s class of troubled teens both love and despise him in equal measure and relations with his fellow teachers aren’t any easier.
This is school life as you've never seen it before...
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