Continuity mistake: When Roland plays his tape recorder on the coach, the woman on the tape says "lightest lemon sponge I've ever tasted - she used to bake, yes I remember, mind you she worked hard that woman..." But in the cafe Roland didn't start recording until she said "mind you she worked hard..."
Continuity mistake: During the fire alarm when the staff and pupils are assembling in the playground, a boy points out judi trapped at a upstairs window to Mr Brisley by saying "sir look." There is no one behind them, the angle changes and there are now a crowd of pupils behind them.eric 64
Continuity mistake: During the memorial ceremony for Danny, Ronnie is reading a tribute but starts crying and is unable to finish it. Helen consoles Ronnie by embracing her, the angle changes to Ziggy and Robbie planting the tree and Ronnie and Helen have changed position - both are facing forwards, watching Robbie and Ziggy.
Plot hole: Becky finds the photocopies of Natasha's diary pages in Nick's locker. They all fall out onto the floor as she opens the door, she picks them all up and puts them back inside the locker. Later on at home Becky is reading the diary page about herself - where did she get it from, when she put all the copies back into Nick's locker?
Continuity mistake: At the start of the fight, a boy attacks Gripper with a chair. He is holding it upside down with the backrest against Gripper, who is holding the chair's legs and pushing the boy with it. The angle changes and the chair is the right way up, with Gripper pushing the other boy with it, holding onto the chair's legs. Another angle change and Gripper is holding the chair seat and pushing the boy with the backrest.
Continuity mistake: When the argument starts between Glenroy and John Eastlake, Mr Fowler stands between them. Next shot Sue Shallcross is standing between Glenroy and Eastlake and separates them. Mr. Mcguffy then stands next to Sue, next shot Mr Fowler is standing between the two boys, then the angle changes and Sue and Mr Mcguffy are standing between Eastlake and Glenroy again, with Fowler standing next to Eastlake.
Continuity mistake: Claire Scott is leading the second section of the protest march, she sees the first section start marching towards the school, runs back and shouts "now." She is standing on the pavement in front of the marchers, as the march starts the angle changes and Claire is now in the road to the right of her previous position.
Plot hole: In this episode Mrs Mclusky is horrified when Mr Sutcliffe suggests staging a girls versus boys contest and tells him that the school does not want to promote sexual inequality, but two episodes earlier (4-16) Mrs Mclusky wouldn't let Tricia Yates choose technical drawing as an option, as it was classed as a boys' subject.