Bubbly, but slightly dim, Lorraine’s lived her life in her sister Lorraine’s shadow. Utterly friendly, Sonya enjoys indulging in a bit of staffroom gossip but is never malicious about it.

Although being the school secretary can sometimes test her limits, she loves her work and finds it suits her personality.

With a tongue for sweet treats, she’s become a popular member of staff due to her likeability and warmth. When a misunderstanding over her test results causes the staff to believe she has cancer, Sonya’s left humiliated and ashamed when she eventually has to come clean.