Sex Education Season 3- Renewal, Release Date and Plot Twists

With a new twist in every episode and a new drama in every season, Sex Education became an immediate hit after the release of Season 1. Then came along Season 2 in the next year which was equally loved by fans. However,the intense ending and the loose ends of Season 2 made everyone wonder when will Sex Education Season 3 be available to watch. Luckily for you, we have all the inside intel and are willing to share it with you.

Sex Education Plot ( A recap of season 1 and 2)

Sex Education revolves around a dorky and awkward teenager Otis who fits in perfectly with the crowd of high schoolers that go unnoticed. There is just one problem and that is his mom aka Jean, a sex therapist. His mom’s profession and actions make Otis highlighted now and then and in a not so positive manner. However, in season 1 things take a turn as Otis starts giving sex advice to the students of Moordale High. Not only does he start becoming popular in a positive way, but he also starts charging money along with Maeve for his expert advice.

Obviously, things can’t be that easy in a teen NetFlix show! Otis gets caught by his mom for giving out advice. He also manages to get feelings for Maeve who also feels the same but they get caught in a whirlwind of hesitation, anxiety, and high school drama. Besides this, things between his childhood best friend Eric also become sour as Otis is unable to be there for his friend due to his ongoing activities.

Additionally, season 2 ends in the most unexpected way. Just after making viewers hold on to their seats with nail-biting scenes as Otis finally confesses his love for Maeve in a voicemail which Isaac very conveniently deletes and Jean becomes pregnant just after her breakup, the last episode of Season 2 came to an end.

When is Sex Education 3 being released?

After the incredibly tense cliffhanger of season 2, fans were eager for a season 3 and their wish was fulfilled when Netflix announced in February 2020 that the show is renewed for another season.
Unfortunately like every other show, the shooting for this dramatic season got delayed because of Covid 19. The shooting then began in the UK in the month of September 2020. Furthermore, the shooting ended by March 2021, and now the final touches are being added to make the season ready for viewers to binge-watch.

How many episodes will the latest season have?

It has been confirmed that just like Season 1 and Season 2, Sex Education Season 3 will also have 8 episodes full of drama, laughter, and scenes that will make viewers on the edge of their seats.
What will Sex Education Season 3 be about?

With Jean Milburn’s surprise pregnancy and Otis’ declaration of love for Maeve in a voicemail getting deleted, this season shall answer all the cliffhangers of season 2. We are sure that the storyline for this season is going to be much bigger and greater than the previous two seasons.
Moreover, Asa Butterfield aka Otis confirmed in an interview that season 3 won’t exactly begin with where season 2 ended but with a small time jump. He even shared some insider information about his character saying that this time again Otis will be found at school but his personality has evolved since viewers last saw him. According to him, Otis has become a bit sassier and will have a mustache for a short period on the show.

Besides this, viewers will also get to see Otis and Maeve’s relationship develop. They will also get to Eric and Adam’s relationship first hand as Adam tries to become a better man.

A new turn will take place as Moordale High will be getting a new headteacher meaning there will be some new changes at school for all the students. Word on the street is that for an episode or two, students of Moordale High will have to wear a uniform instead of their usual casual clothes. All of these updates and so many unknown plot twists and turns make us want season 3 very soon.

Who will be the cast of Sex Education Season 3?

Almost everyone from the cast of Season 2 will be returning for Season 3 to complete the story. A couple of new members have been added to the Sex Education family as well. So, read below to find the entire cast of the upcoming drama-filled Season 3 of Sex Education.

  • Asa Butterfield as Otis
  • Gillian Anderson as Jean ( A sex therapist as well as Otis’ mom)
  • Ncuti Gatwa as Eric
  • Mackey as Maeve
  • Aimee Lou Wood as Aimee
  • Connor Swindells as Adam
  • Kedar Williams-Stirling as Jackson
  • Patricia Allison as Ola
  • Tanya Reynolds as Lily
  • Alistair Petrie as former headmaster Mr. Groff
  • Jemima Kirke as Hope ( New headteacher, also a new cast member)
  • Dua Saleh as Cal (Non-binary student, also a new cast member)
  • Jason Isaacs as Peter Groff ( Mr. Groff’s older brother, also a new cast member)

Sex Education Season 3 trailer

Although the trailer for Sex Education Season 3 is not out yet, do not be sad as it isn’t very far away. For the previous season, the trailer was released just 10 days before the ultimate release of all the episodes of the season. We can expect the same from this new season as well-meaning the trailer will probably be released by summer 2021 or late 2021.

However, while announcing the show’s renewal in Feb, a small teaser was also released showing Alistair Petrie as Principal Groff walking in the halls of Moordale High looking at pictures of the main cast and passing a few comments here and there about each of them. All of this was exciting for fans who have been waiting since then for the new season to air.

Final Verdict

Sex Education’s latest season is not very far away since the shooting has been completed and editing is being done. So for now, all that we can do is wait for the exciting season to release and bring an end to all theories.

Rahis Saifi
Rahis Saifi
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