Rachel and Eddie prepare to present the new initiative for Waterloo Road to the Department for Education and Science, but their presentation doesn't go as planned. Meanwhile, Michael worries that the cast won't be ready as the debut of "Park Side Story" nears.
Jack faces one of the biggest challenges of his career when his use of the school budget comes under investigation. Meanwhile, students and faculty are shaken up by Chlo's disappearance, and a campaign to find her is launched.
In the Season 3 opener, Eddie and Jack go into damage-control mode after the shocking murder of Izzie Redpath, promoting a new policy of inclusion at Waterloo Road. Meanwhile, several staff members are still reeling from the tragedy.