NAME: Davina Shackleton
OCCUPATION: Former Teaching Assistant, Newly Qualified Teacher
ARRIVED AT WATERLOO ROAD: Series 2, Episode 1
DEPARTED WATERLOO ROAD: Series 4, Episode 15
PORTRAYED BY: Christine Tremarco
REASON FOR LEAVING: Tom began devoting more time to help fix Rose's problems, leaving Davina out in the cold. Feeling unloved and undervalued, she decided to leave him and Waterloo Road for good
Davina began her career at Waterloo Road as former Head Teacher Jack Rimmer's PA and later lover, but when Jack left Waterloo Road and moved to Dubai, Davina threw herself into a teaching assistant role, taking special interest in Asperger's pupil Karla Bentham. Encouraged by Rachel and Tom Clarkson, she has now embarked on a course to become a fully fledged teacher.
It wasn't long before Davina could no longer deny a growing attraction to Tom, and the feeling was mutual. Used to being a man's top priority, playing second fiddle to Mika and Chlo took some getting used to, especially when they all began to live under the same roof - but the course of true love never does run smooth...