Season 2 picks up with Rae who is having a dream summer of 1996. She feels invincible, but there's something menacing looming on the horizon... college.
Rae's still madly in love with Finn, but will her insecurities sabotage their relationship before it's even begun?
Meanwhile, Kester encourages her to face her demons and finally confront the truth about what happened toTix.
The long hot summer is over and Rae is starting her first year at Sixth Form College. She's determined that things will be different this year, but she quickly starts to struggle under the pressure.
When her relationship with Finn thrusts her into the spotlight, Rae must decide whether to run away from the bullies or to face her fears.
Without Finn in her life, Rae feels lonely in college and struggles to make friends. When the chance comes to be a part of the cool gang, she has to decide how far she'll go to fit in.
Meanwhile, Archie is firmly back in the closet, which infuriates Rae - can she really be friends with someone so fake?
When Rae begins to grow closer to Liam, his new girlfriend, Amy, starts to feel suspicious and threatens Rae. Meanwhile, Archie is finding it hard to cope after Rae outed him to Lois.
Rae wants to be treated like an adult as she pushes the boundaries with her parents. After she begins to spend quite a bit of time with a group of older boys that Chloe has befriended, things turn nasty and Rae thinks about whether adulthood is really everything that it is supposed up to be.
Rae is livid as it looks likely Chloe is going to let her down once again, but a discovery forces her to see things through Chloe's eyes for once. Rae begins to realise that there are two sides to every story and hopes that it is not too late to sort things out.