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Alfred Frufrock "Alfie" Wickers
Actor: Jack Whitehall
- Badass Teacher
- Brilliant, but Lazy: He's a smart guy and a competent teacher, but most of the time he's tired and/or just doesn't care.
- Cool Teacher: He's popular and well liked by his pupils, though isn't particularly good at actually teaching them.
- Hidden Depths: For all his incompetence, he genuinely cares about the pupils.
- One of the Kids: Definitely
- Pretty Fly for a White Guy
- Unexpected Virgin: "Sex Education" in season 1 reveals that he's never had sex.
- Upper-Class Twit: Smart, rich posh guy, but still slightly incompetent.
- Will They or Won't They?: With Rosie. They Don't.
Shaquille "Simon" Fraser
Actor: Matthew Horne
- Cloud Cuckoolander: Where to start?
- Cringe Comedy: To the point where Mr. Wickers tries to use Fraser's banter as an example of an unsexy thought.
- Pretty Fly for a White Guy: Oh lord... Deconstructed when he tries to scramble for N-Word Privileges
- Pointy-Haired Boss
- Totally Radical: Again, his banter.
Actor: Michelle Gomez
- Back for the Finale: at the very end and stinger of Season 2.
- Bi the Way: Certainly implied.
- Brutal Honesty: Often gives it to people.
- Covered in Gunge: In one episode as a prank by Alfie and his class.
- Driven to Suicide: Except she isn't...
- Faux Affably Evil: Despite presenting herself as an ideal headmistress, she is a very strict, self-serving, and greedy person.
- Make-Up Is Evil
- Run for the Border: As of half-way through Season 2.
- Sadist Teacher
Actor: Sarah Solemani
- Belligerent Sexual Tension: With Alfie.
- Bi the Way: As of Season 2.
- The Heart: To Alfie, and in general of the main cast.
- Misplaced Kindergarten Teacher: She's a very sweet and caring person, and this is shown by the way she treats her homeroom kids. She is even berated multiple times by Isobel for being "too nice" to her students.
- Nice Girl
- Only Sane Woman: She's the most normal and sensible of all the teachers.
- Will They or Won't They?: With Alfie. They Don't.
Professor Celia Green
Actor: Samantha Spiro
- I Banged Your Dad: Loves to disgust Alfie by bringing up how shes sleeping with his dad. She even has an explicit slide show running on a TV in her office, featuring nude photos of the two of them in sexual poses.
- It's All About Me: When the school was on the verge of bankruptcy, she was unwilling to adjust her salary as she was saving up for a presumed vacation with Martin, and instead looked for other methods to get Abbey Grove back in the black by selling books, food and even Alfie' school TV, to name a few, much to the dismay of the staff.
- Put on a Bus: as of Season 3.
Preet van der Plessis
- Actor: Harry Peacock
- Bilingual Bonus: his dialogue is peppered with Afrikaans words. Alfie is a "moffie" - a Camp Gay.
- Embarrassing Middle Name: one of his middle names is "Hoitetoit" - Afrikaans for "Hottentot" - a member of the black Khoikoi tribe. "Hottentot" is the older name imposed on them by Afrikaaners and is now thought to be something of an N Word.
- Overly Long Name: Preet Cornelius Hennihenwig Hoitetoit Goosenhuissen Tabactablanche Vestavasen Voota van der Plessis
- Prison Rape: his cellmate ended up with Alfie's face tattooed on his back.
- Sadist Teacher: formerly with the South African Defence forces, he teaches PE.
Actor: Harry Enfield
Actor: Leila Hoffman
- Demoted to Extra: Not that she was ever really given much screentime; but she became this following Season 2.
Actor: Kae Alexander
- Asian and Nerdy: Throughout the first two seasons. In Season 3, however, the smart Jing has the desire to go down her own pathway in life.
- Cute Bookworm
- Interchangeable Asian Cultures: Not her, but Alfie treats her in this way when he casts her as a Japanese note and then Korean when she's actually Chinese (whether he means to or not is a different question).
- Jerkass: Was rather insulting against Alfie in Season 1, using her foreign language to openly criticise him.
- Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Despite how she views Alfie most of the time, she does come to his aid more often in later seasons and genuinely cares about him.
- Took a Level in Kindness: Evolved season by season.
- Wise Beyond Her Years
Actor: Ethan Lawrence
- Only Sane Man: On occasion, such as when Alfie wants to release a pig to impress Rosie. Joe tells him that it's a bad idea and asks why he doesn't just tell Rosie how he feels, but gets ignored.
- Traumatic Haircut: As of Season 3 he is bald and wears a beanie hat in most scenes after he got nits and his mother shaved his head.
- Teacher's Pet: Mr Wickers often favours him and trusts him the most.
Actor: Charlie Wernham
- The Cracker: Surprisingly good at computers, and often uses his skills to illegally hack into websites.Mitchell: See? Told you the FBI website was piss easy to hack, man.
- Deadpan Snarker
- Hidden Depths: Shows a thoughtful and in-depth approach to human sexuality:Mitchell: Sir, so what if Gulliver's exploring her boundaries? Sexuality ain't a rigid set of definitions. It's a spectrum, and we're all fluctuating between its many polarities. Plus, yat on yat is fit, innit?
- Lower-Class Lout
- Vitriolic Best Buds: Has a lot of banter with Rem Dogg.
Actor: Jack Binstead
Actor: Layton Williams
- The Ace: He's shown to be talented at many things throughout the series, such as singing, dancing, sports, and even fighting.
- Always Camp
- Badass Gay: When Frank throws pasta in his face, Stephen takes him down with an effortless high kick to the face.
- Camp Gay: Best seen during the sack race, where he turns his sack into a stylish dress and walks down the track like hes on a catwalk.
- Hidden Depths: Despite his campy mannerisms, hes a good fighter and a talented footballer.
- Wholesome Crossdresser: Goes to the school dance dressed as a woman called Stephanie.
Actor: Jack Beance
- Antagonist in Mourning: Despite all the crap he gives his teacher, Grayson genuinely misses Alfie because he lacks the self-esteem compared to Rosie.Grayson: Turns out I need that bumbling, toffee-nosed wank stain like day needs night.
- Armoured Closet Gay: From the Christmas Special to the Season 3 finale, becoming the Prom King with fellow Queen 'Stephanie'.
- The Bully: Bullies Alfie.
- Freudian Excuse: Ventures from The Bully into the "Well Done, Son!" Guy in the penultimate episode; Grayson's mother puts her chihuahua Coco on a pedestal, while she treats her son like crap, explaining his attitude with most of the students and Alfie. This would lead to him seeing Alfie in a slightly better light and buy him, along with his teacher and class, some time in switching out the plain tissue box out for the one with notes.
- Jerk Jock: One of the nastier kids in the series.
- Pet the Dog: Shows signs of bonding with Alfie near the end of the series.