‘Sex Education’ Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix

Third season will launch in 2021

Last Updated: February 10, 2020 @ 8:48 AM

“Sex Education” has been renewed for Season 3 at Netflix, which is set to debut in 2021, the streaming service revealed Monday.

The eight-episode second season of the Asa Butterfield and Gillian Anderson-led series debuted Jan. 17.

Readers can watch the announcement video revealing the Season 3 renewal via the video above.

Along with Butterfield and Anderson, “Sex Education” stars Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Connor Swindells, Aimee Lou Wood, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Chaneil Kular, Simone Ashley, Mimi Keene, Tanya Reynolds, Mikael Persbrandt, Patricia Allison, Jim Howick, Rakhee Thakrar, Samantha Spiro, James Purefoy and Alistair Petrie.

Here’s the official description for Season 2 from Netflix:

“Sex Education” is about Otis Milburn, a socially awkward high school student who lives with his sex therapist mother, Jean. In season 1 Otis and his friend Maeve Wiley set-up a sex clinic at school to capitalise on his intuitive talent for sex advice. In season 2, as a late bloomer Otis must master his newly discovered sexual urges in order to progress with his girlfriend Ola whilst also dealing with his now strained relationship with Maeve. Meanwhile, Moordale Secondary is in the throes of a Chlamydia outbreak, highlighting the need for better sex education at the school and new kids come to town who will challenge the status quo. Maeve and Aimee’s BFF relationship is stronger than ever since Aimee ditched ‘the Untouchables’. Eric notices his new-found self-confidence attracting unfamiliar kinds of attention. Adam is at military school, still conflicted by his feelings for Eric. Lily has hit pause on her sexual endeavours to focus on her creative talents and finds a new found friend in Ola. Jackson is forced to flex his mental rather than physical muscle and is still buckling under the pressure from his parents to succeed. Jean and Jakob’s relationship is discovered and they have to learn how to operate as a blended family. Jean forms an unlikely connection with Mrs Groff and a friendship between the two women begins to form.

“Sex Education” is written, created and executive produced by Laurie Nunn and produced by Eleven. Ben Taylor and Jamie Campbell also executive produce. The second season is directed by Taylor, Alice Seabright and Sophie Goodhart.

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