Old faces and news join the school as the third series of the hit returns to Channel 4 this June.

Nasreen is set for great things at Oxford, if only she can make her mind up about going there while Missy has plans of her own to join the fair.

(Picture: Channel 4) Nas (Amy-Leigh Hickman), Missy (Poppy Lee Friar).

New Deputy Head Teacher Martin Evershed (Robert James Collier) has a baptism of fire when a mother wants her kids removed from the school and later his car gets set alight.

(Picture: Channel 4) Martin Evershed (Robert James Collier)

Kaneez is as always hilarious as she takes it upon herself to deal with phallic symbols drawn on the school.

(Picture: Channel 4) Kaneez (Sunetra Sarker).

Mandy Carter (Jo Joyner) is tackling teacher arguments and reject pupils but thankfully a friend is on her to give her a much needed pep talk.

(Picture: Channel 4) Mandy (Jo Joyner), Mr Evershed (Robert Jame Collier), Sue Carp (Charlie Hardwick)

Director of Behavior Sue Carp (Charlie Hardwick) starts her new position at the school but isn’t likely to make many friends with her racist attitudes.

(Picture: Channel 4) Director of behavior Sue Carp (Charlie Hardwick)

Ackley Bridge returns to Channel 4 on Tuesday 18th June