Politically correct principal Viv Cleaver is transforming low-decile Hautapu High School. The only thorn in her side is the Phys-Ed department. Unfit Laurie Connor spends his days in the gym watching TV and gambling with his talented yet unambitious sidekick Pat Kennedy. But then student-teacher Annie Tupua arrives. Could this star netballer and born-again Christian prove to be the game-changer that Viv needs? Sparks fly as different players joust for position and battle for each other's souls in this big-hearted and comedy set in that most romantic of places – a school gym.
Kings of the Gym looks at the really important things in life: competition, compassion, Creation... and PE teaching.