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.
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.
Continuity mistake: When Justine intervenes when the grid iron crew are ganging up on Tegs, one crew member wearing a yellow T shirt with the number 55 under an unbuttoned white shirt drops his black helmet, which Ted picks up. When the crew run after Justine and Tegs as they run off, next shot on the stairs "number 55" is wearing the helmet, then as the crew chase after Justine and Tegs, as they leave through a fire door "number 55" is holding his helmet in his right hand.
Continuity mistake: In the second scene when Tucker, Alan and Dukesie are waiting for the bus, a London transport official removes the bus stop sign and tells them that the bus route has been redirected along another road. As the angle changes the parked vehicles in the road have also changed.
Continuity mistake: When Akik tells Robbie that his father will see him now, Robbie enters the living room as Akik starts to go up the stairs. When the angle changes to inside the living room Akik should be visible on the stairs through the door but isn't, although his footsteps on the stairs can be heard.