The BBC has announced that Waterloo Road will return for a fifth series.
The drama, which tackles issues affecting young people, is expected to introduce a host of new teachers and pupils for the new series.
"Waterloo Road consistently delivers an entertaining mix of bold characters, powerful issues and compelling stories to a mainstream audience and plays a vital role delivering younger, more diverse audiences to the BBC," said BBC One controller Jay Hunt. "I look forward to it returning for a fifth series later this year."
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