Dave and Lauren are fed up with their lives. Dave thinks the young offenders centre would be much better than school – his own room, a TV, maybe even room service. And Lauren's tired of being the good girl, and of getting bullied by everyone, her parents included.
It's a match made in detention, and Mr Richmond doesn't approve. But for Dave and Lauren, this unlikely friendship could be just what they need to kick-start a whole new outlook on life.