June 1998. Rae Earl is boss. Drinking, dancing and dating the hottest guy in the North - Rae has life as a teenager nailed. Despite a disastrous university interview, Rae's future in Stamford is looking bright. However, change is on the horizon as the gang grows up. When Rae's attempts to maintain the status quo backfires, she faces one of her biggest challenges yet. Is Rae Earl ready to grow up?.
Rae takes some drastic action that could ruin her future after Chloe's parents ban her from seeing their daughter in hospital. As Rae attempts to get things back on track, her A-levels and relationship with Finn are left hanging in the balance.
Rae ends up back in the same hospital where everything began. She is adamant that she is staying despite what the doctors say. Kester pays her a visit who still believes that Rae is ready to end therapy despite the setbacks and she finds the strength to return to her old life in Stamford.