|Portrayed by||Shaun Prendergast|
|First Appearance||Series 8 Episode 27|
|Last Appearance||Series 9 Episode 20|
|Occupation||Head of Education|
|Spouse(s)||Mrs Bain (nee Spark) (deceased)|
Robert Bain's daughter, Sue Lowsley, the new science teacher, married Simon Lowsley the Deputy Head, in Series 9 Episode 10. Robert wanted Simon Lowsley become the new Head Teacher of Waterloo road in the same episode, but Simon walked out on the interviews, after lecturing Robert about his skills as a father.
Robert Bain has two Daughters called Sue Lowsley (Spark) and Vix Spark. He had a wife who has so far remained unnamed and is deceased, and through his daughter, Sue, he is the father-in-law of Simon Lowsley.