The 'Pupil Referral Unit' (PRU) is a special unit at Waterloo Road to help pupils with their poor acdamic performance in the mainstream or with their disruptive behaviour.
- Phoenix Taylor-Phoenix was placed in the PRU from its opening day due of his poor Academic performance from previous term. He left the PRU the following episode when he decided to leave school to work with his father. (Bad Boy to Whole Lotto Trouble)
- Rhiannon Salt-Rhiannon was placed in the PRU from its opening day due of both her poor academic performance and disruptive behaviour from previous term.(Bad Boy to Princess of Spices, Journey's End)
- Jodi "Scout" Allen-Scout was placed in the PRU from its opening day due of her poor academic performance from previous term. Scout left the PRU at the end of spring term when she passed her A-Level English exam and went on to do teacher training at universty.(Bad Boy to Paradise Found)
- Barry Barry (Bad Boy to Princess of Spices, Journey's End)
- Kacey Barry (Bad Boy to Sins of the Father, Man of the Match)
- Jade Fleming (A Woman's Worth to Paradise Found)
- Connor Mulgrew (Sanctuary to Baby Be Mine)