Taylor Mitchell

School Days: 2004-2006 (as pupil); 2007 (as assistant caretaker)

Taylor returned to Grange Hill in 2004 after being excluded from several other schools. Cocky and arrogant, he didn't like school and made this very clear to classmates and teachers alike. He doesn't like authority and believes authority doesn't like him. But Taylor isn't lazy and is very passionate when it comes to causes he really believes in.

After an unsuccessful return to the sixth form, Taylor was offered the job of assistant caretaker and wants to really make a go of it. But with most of his friends still at Grange Hill as pupils - including old flame Karen, his loyalties are certain to be tested.

TAYLOR'S SCHOOL REPORT
Year 10: Taylor returns to Grange Hill in the last chance saloon, and immediately stirs up trouble for Nick - who was involved in a racist attack on Taylor's friend. Taylor gets immense pleasure from winding up Mr Green but when Taylor skips detention, Mr Green loses it and hits him. Mrs Bassinger walks in and thinks Taylor is the guilty party.

Year 11: The year gets off to a bad start when Taylor is told he might not be entered for GCSEs. Karen uncovers his talent for music and he becomes one of the DJs on The Hill. Taylor is almost framed for the theft of a school laptop - then Annie is discovered trying to put it back.

Year 12: Taylor begs to be let back into the sixth form and Mrs Bassinger gives him an absolute last chance. He devises the E-Grange exchange which consumes most of his time and he starts missing lessons. It's the end of the road when Taylor misses a crucial deadline - but after E-Grange wins the enterprise competition, Mrs Bassinger offers him a job as assistant caretaker. Taylor is tempted but then Karen ends her faltering relationship with him.

Series 30: Taylor is bluntly reminded by Max he can no longer "sort him out" when the Humphries wreck Alex's smoothie stall. Taylor is wise to Year 9's attempts to sneak into the school on their "ghost hunt". He gives them all a stern talking-to but decides not to make the matter official.

ASSOCIATES: Nick Edwards, Mel Adams, Mr Malachay, Mrs Bassinger, Miss Gayle, Karen Young

CURRENT WHEREABOUTS: Several sightings reported - one in a Manchester sink estate, the other at another school in the area, while another unconfirmed report suggested he may have died in a Midlands hospital.

SERIES 31
Laxo Archer
Abel Benson
Theo Benson
Miss Bettany
Ed Booth
Jake Briggs
Clooney
Ducket
Miss Greene
Gyngell
Lucy Johnson
Tigger Johnson
Togger Johnson
Sammy Lee
Mr McDonnell
Kathy McIlroy
Chloe Moore
Andrea O'Malley
Mrs Rawlinson
Serena Sulli
Rachel Towers
Bryn Williams
Megan Williams
XS
Jenny Young
Tanya Young

Ali Duncan
Andy Turner
Anika Modi
Anna Duncan
Annette Firman
Annie Wainwright
Baz Wainwright
Benny Green
Briony Jones
Calley Donnington
Calvin Braithwaite
Carl Fenton
Claire Scott
Clare Chaplin
Colin Brown
Danny Hartston
Danny Kendall
Darren Clarke
Dawn O'Malley
Delia Lodge
Donnie Briscoe
Duane Orpington
Eleanor Smith
Emma Bolton
Fay Lucas
Freddie Mainwaring
Gemma Lyons
Georgina Hayes
Gonch Gardner
Gordon Jones
Gripper Stebson
Holly Parsons
Ian Hudson
Imelda Davis
Jackie Wright
Jacko Morgan
James Arnold
Jeremy Bishop
Jessica Arnold
Joanna Day
Joe Williams
Josh Irvine
Judi Jeffreys
Justine Dean
Karen Young
Katrina Simpson
Katy Fraser
Kelly Bradshaw
Keiran Osbourne
Kyle Brown
Leah Stewart
Lisa West
Maddie Gilks
Martin Miller
Maria Watts
Matthew Cartwright
Matthew Pearson
Matt Singleton
Max Humphries
Mauler McCaul
Mel Adams
Mike Bentley
Mooey Humphries
Natasha Stevens
Nathan Charles
Neil Timpson
Pamela Cartwright
Pogo Patterson
Robbie Wright
Roland Browning
Ronnie Birtles
Ross Duncan
Sam "Cracker" Bacon
Shona West
Spencer Hargreaves
Suzanne Ross
Taylor Mitchell
Tom Smith
Tracy Long
Trevor Cleaver
Trisha Yates
Tucker Jenkins
Vikki Meedes
Wally Scott
Wayne Sutcliffe
Zammo Maguire
Ziggy Greaves
Zoe Stringer

Miss Adams
Mr Bronson
Miss Carver
Mr Deverill
Mr Garfield
Mr Hankin
Mr Hargreaves
Mrs Holmes
Mr Hopwood
Mrs Knuckle
Mr Malachay
Mrs McClusky
Scruffy McGuffy
Mr MItchell
Mr Robson
Mr Thomson