In 2014, it was confirmed that the 10th series of Waterloo Road would be the last.
The first episode was broadcast on BBC One on 9 March 2006 and the final episode on BBC Three on 9 March 2015.
On 19 September 2013, a tenth series was commissioned.
however a repeat is aired on BBC One later in the evening.
Series 2 began airing on BBC One Scotland on 14 January 2007 and in the rest of the UK on 18 January 2007.
The audience learns that Lorna has survived what was portrayed as an attempted suicide at the end of series 1, when she jumped into a canal following the collapse of her marriage.
Finally, the LEA's decide to keep Waterloo Road open for the foreseeable future.
The final moments of the series see Lorna taking a step towards the edge of a canal. The first episode of the second series featured a number of new main characters: pupil Brett Aspinall (played by Tom Payne), sponsor governor Roger Aspinall (played by Nick Sidi) and school secretary Davina Shackleton (played by Christine Tremarco).
The sixth series ran from 1 September 2010 to 6 April 2011.
From term to term the cast changes; the overall longest running cast members were Phillip Martin Brown, who played Grantly Budgen, and Jason Done, who played Tom Clarkson who appeared from Series 1 until their exits in Series 9 and 8, featuring in 166 and 160 episodes respectively.
The original teaching cast consisted of Head Teacher Jack Rimmer (Jason Merrells), Deputy Head Andrew Treneman (Jamie Glover), and Art Teacher and Head of Pastoral Care Kim Campbell (Angela Griffin), Head of English Grantly Budgen (Phillip Martin Brown), English Teacher Lorna Dickey (Camilla Power), French Teacher Steph Haydock (Denise Welch), English Teacher Tom Clarkson (Jason Done) and Drama Teacher Izzie Redpath (Jill Halfpenny).
Characters included head Teacher Jack Rimmer (played by Jason Merrells), deputy head Andrew Treneman (played by Jamie Glover) and pastoral care teacher Kim Campbell (played by Angela Griffin).
A common theme throughout Series One was the threat of the school's closure by the governors owing to falling pupil numbers, bad pupil behaviour, and the bad publicity it had been receiving prior to Jack's appointment as headmaster.
The final episode of Waterloo Road, was the 200th episode, and aired on 9 March 2015 on BBC Three and BBC One.