Mr. Griffiths is horrified to find that the school's bottle recycling is going to be open to members of the public. Jacko's gang plan to go and watch Mike run up in Edinburgh. Alice and Becky get Julie Corrigan to look after their bags, and then do their disappearing trick - through a secret door in the toilets into a crawl space behind the wall. As a protest, the second formers are deliberately slow in the canteen queue - and then Akik wants to pay for his dinner in all pennies! Mr. Robson agrees that Georgina can go to Edinburgh - but to her annoyance, the school won't pay for her ticket. Alice and Becky go exploring in the crawlspace and find themselves about the Head's office. Lifting up a ceiling tile, they hear Mrs. McClusky say that if the canteen protests worsen then they will have to take some action. They spread the word that they want a large-scale protest the next day in the canteen. Jacko and Brian are rather unsuccessful in their aim to get stuff for their expedition to ...