The BEST Episodes of Grange Hill

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 11, 2022

Network: BBC One

Grange Hill is a British children's soap opera television series originally made by the BBC and portraying life in a typical secondary school. The show began its run on 8 February 1978 on BBC1, and was one of the longest-running programmes on British television when it ended its run on 15 September 2008.

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Episode 2

#1 - Episode 2

Season 15 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 10, 1992

Ms. Janowitz suggests the idea of a school newspaper, and Nat continues exhibit a changeable personae until it becomes evident that she is just one of a pair of twins.

star 10.00
2 votes
Episode 17

#2 - Episode 17

Season 9 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 4, 1986

Fay arranges a date with Mr. King. Ziggy plays a trick on Imelda at the swimming baths, but it doesn't have the result he expected.

star 9.50
2 votes
Episode 12

#3 - Episode 12

Season 14 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 15, 1991

On the day of the Dartmoor trip, Ray arrives with his brother's bike, and his wallet. Justine realizes that Chrissy is pregnant after all, and lied about her test.

star 9.50
2 votes
Episode 18

#4 - Episode 18

Season 21 - Episode 18 - Aired Mar 26, 1998

Cracker and Gemma's mice escape, convincing Mrs. Holmes there is a rodent infestation. Wayne persuades Matt to tell the truth to Mr. Robson, and Sean is brought to justice.

star 9.50
2 votes
Episode 16

#5 - Episode 16

Season 5 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 26, 1982

It's time for the School Review, but will the satirical tone be too strong for Mrs. McClusky?

star 9.33
3 votes
Episode 4

#6 - Episode 4

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 18, 1980

A new school council rep is elected. The students still are thinking about the countryside, and want a regular trip. Cathy flirts with the decorator. Trish is pushed into becoming a school rep. Tucker starts a fire in Chemistry. Tempers flare between Trisha, Cathy, and Penny. Doyle and Trisha, and Mark and Penny are proposed from the each class. Doyle's proposed policies are all stolen from other candidates. Trisha & Cathy fight until Miss Peterson intervenes. Doyle wins but both Trisha and Penny are beaten by an outsider.

star 9.00
1 votes
Episode 6

#7 - Episode 6

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 25, 1980

It's a case of too many cooks spoil the broth when it comes to catching the bike thieves, but perhaps Tucker will save the day. Tracy sees Mr. Sutcliffe and Miss Mooney holding hands outside a jewellers shop. Sally is visited in hospital by Tracey and Karen.

star 9.00
3 votes
Episode 9

#8 - Episode 9

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Feb 5, 1980

Sutcliffe and Mooney seem to be having a lover's tiff, which pleases Cathy no end. Mr Hopwood is not pleased to find virtually no-ones come to the meeting about the outdoor centre - Doyle is blamed for doing nothing. Penny and Susi are determine to show how useless Doyle is as a council rep. They type a short piece for the school magazine, which is accepted at the last moment. The "Trading Post" makes a start with its hungry customers and sells out. Doyle finds out about the school magazine and confronts Penny, but she is rescued by Alan who has evidently taken a shine to Susi. The staff aren't amused by Penny's comments, worried because Doyle's father is on the council. All magazines are rounded up, and this annoys Andrew Stanton and Justin Bennett.

star 9.00
1 votes
Episode 11

#9 - Episode 11

Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 12, 1980

Pogo has an argument with Karen, in Woodwork, and he breaks her toast rack. Karen hires some help, who ambush him and remove his trousers. Tucker, Benny and Alan shortcut Mr Baxter's runaround the block by using a bus. Mr Baxter reconciles with Benny and cancels his detention. Enough money has been raised for the outdoor centre, but who will win the tug of war?

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 4

#10 - Episode 4

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 9, 1981

Gripper Stebson makes his first appearance and gives Grange Hill a bad reputation at the sweet shop. Mr Hicks seems to be a bit of a head-case at the swimming lesson: he pushes Christopher Stewart (Stewpot) who cuts his head. He talks his way out of it, when Stewpot's parents come to complain, because the boys are scared of him. Mr. Baxter announces that Mr Hicks will be taking P.E. Mr. Hicks now has it in for Stewpot. Miss Lexington senses something is wrong and speaks to Bullet Baxter, who reprimands her for listening to tittle-tattle, however, older kids are putting doubts in his mind, so he surreptitiously goes to watch Mr. Hicks in action. When he sees Hicks pushing Christopher to the ground, he calls him out and punches him on the jaw.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 5

#11 - Episode 5

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 13, 1981

While talking about the bad behaviour of Doyle, Trisha learns that the school has a file on her. Tucker seems confident about his art winning the Magazine Cover Competition, but Doyle seems determined to scupper him. Trisha and Susi have another meeting about their rights and problems- a poll is being held asking everyone about their opinions. Trisha goes to see Mrs. McClusky about being treated like kids, and asks to see her file. Alan finds Susi is at his house, and she ropes him into working out a plan of action.

star 9.00
1 votes
Episode 7

#12 - Episode 7

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Jan 20, 1981

The proposal of new costly sports gear causes an uproar.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 8

#13 - Episode 8

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 23, 1981

Duane is infatuated with Miss Lexington, and Danny's ill-conceived lottery falls foul of Gripper's dirty tricks.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 9

#14 - Episode 9

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Jan 27, 1981

Trisha gets involved with the school council when a rumour starts that school uniform might be brought back.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 10

#15 - Episode 10

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 30, 1981

A new questionnaire about school dinners ruffles feathers, and Cathy restarts the School Action Group.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 11

#16 - Episode 11

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 3, 1981

Doyle finds a market for the school's light bulbs, and it's increasingly difficult for Alan to find a place to smoke.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 12

#17 - Episode 12

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 6, 1981

Tommy Watson has left it too late for the trip to France. Or has he?

star 9.00
1 votes
Episode 14

#18 - Episode 14

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 13, 1981

Tucker devises a plan to prove that Alan is seeing Susi.

star 9.00
1 votes
Episode 18

#19 - Episode 18

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 27, 1981

So who are better, boys or girls? An end of term contest takes place to find the answer.

star 9.00
3 votes
Episode 12

#20 - Episode 12

Season 5 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 12, 1982

A busy day at the zoo. Who is better behaved, Grange Hill or the animals?

star 9.00
3 votes
Episode 16

#21 - Episode 16

Season 7 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 24, 1984

On an orienteering course, Mandy and Sarah move a control marker for a laugh, and Mr Baxter and Roland get hopelessly lost.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 15

#22 - Episode 15

Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 10, 1985

When Mr. Bronson goes for a swim, Gonch uses the opportunity to steal his toupee.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 16

#23 - Episode 16

Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 15, 1985

The French kids go home, Mr. Bronson's got a new wig, and the thieves are finally found.

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 11

#24 - Episode 11

Season 10 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 10, 1987

It's the day of the barge trip. Who is the shadowy figure lurking in the bushes? Is there enough room on the barge to hold Fred's enormous wardrobe, and ego?

star 9.00
2 votes
Episode 17

#25 - Episode 17

Season 10 - Episode 17 - Aired Mar 3, 1987

Gonch convinces Trevor that the school is haunted. A teacher-student meeting ends abruptly when all of the students' ideas are summarily rejected.

star 9.00
2 votes