Trivia: Natalie Appleton, who went on to sing with pop group the All Saints, appears in this episode as an uncredited extra, in the scenes where the third years are in their form room. She is the dark haired girl with a red ribbon in her hair, sitting at the desk behind Vince Savage.
Trivia: Grange Hill's playground, used between series 13 until series 25, occasionally appears in Eastenders as the playground of Walford primary school.
Trivia: The main entrance and car park of Grange Hill school used from series eight until series eleven are the same ones that are currently used for the BBC1 series Holby City, they are on site at the BBC Elstree Centre.
Trivia: When Banksie, Jackie, Jean-Paul and Sarah first arrive at the disused factory to drive Phil's car, the scaffolding in the background is on the Eastenders set which was under construction when this series was being filmed. From 1984 until 2001 Grange Hill was made at the BBC Elstree studio's, where Eastenders has been filmed since 1985.
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..."
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