NAME: Rory Brears (Minor/Recurring Character)
FAMILY: ?? (Mother)
APPEARANCES IN WATERLOO ROAD: Series 1, Episode 7 - Episode 8
PORTRAYED BY: Josh Hanlow
Rory Brears was an openly gay pupil at Waterloo Road who had to put up with a lot of homophobic bullying, particularly from Lewis Seddon. He gave headmaster Jack Rimmer a headache complaining about the bullying (which he did nothing about at first) in Episode 7 at the Waterloo Road open day and started up a petition to stop the homophobic bullying in Waterloo Road and even got Heather Davenport from the LEA to sign the petition. After Lewis sexually assaulted teacher Kim Campbell, jack decided enough was enough and expelled Lewis from the school for the assault as well as the homophobic bullying.