Series 4 of The Dumping Ground was filmed from 24th May 2015 until 12th November 2015. As with the previous series, this series was split into two halves of 10 episodes each. The first half (4A) commenced airing on 29th January 2016 and ended on 25th March 2016. The second half (4B) premiered on 30th September 2016, and it will presumably finish on 2nd December 2016. Also the show returned to being broadcasted on Friday. Everyone from the second half of the third series returned for 4A. 4B sees, one of the longest standing members, Harry Jones depart the cast on Episode 13; which leads to a new Temporary Resident called Sammy Doyle, he appears from Risky Business (Episode 13) until It Takes Two (Episode 15). His Grandmother then returns from her short visit from the hospital and a new boy arrives called Joseph; whom arrives right at the very end of It Takes Two (Episode 15). Rumours Speculated Gina Conway (Kay Purcell) would return, but it did not happen. This was the other longest standing residents', Carmen Howle's and Tee Taylor's final series. For an unknown reason, Mo Michaels's last appearance was on the finale episode of the series (Two For Joy). On the premiere episode of Series 5, Mo was mentioned to of gone to live with his Grandfather.


Connor Byrne as Mike Milligan

Amy-Leigh Hickman as Carmen Howle (Until Episode 19)

Mia McKenna–Bruce as Tee Taylor (Until Episode 19)

Miles Bulter–Hughton as Tyler Lewis

Kia Pegg as Jody Jackson

Sarah Rayson as Floss Guppy

Reece Buttery as Mo Michaels

Stacy Liu as May-Li Wang

Kasey McKellar as Bailey Wharton

Akuc Bol as Kazima Tako

Lewis Hamilton as Ryan Reeves

Gwen Currant as Billie Trent

Nelly Currant as Toni Trent

Ruben Reuter as Finn MacLaine

Annabelle Davis as Sasha Bellman

Phillip Graham Scott as Harry Jones (Until Episode 12; Episode 19)

Recurring Characters

Sage as Mischief

Hannah Moncur as Chloe Reeves (From Episode 15; Episode 5) 

Roderick Gilkison as Sammy Doyle (From Episode 13; Until Episode 15)

Yousef Naseer as Joseph Stubbs (From Episode 15)

Jethro Baliba as Archie Able (From Episode 18)


Part A

  1. Lost and Found (Slings and Arrows - Part 1)
  2. Bear Faced Liar (Slings and Arrows - Part 2)
  3. Stepping Up
  4. They Walk Among Us
  5. Hold the Front Page
  6. Growing Pains
  7. Submarine
  8. First Past the Post
  9. Survivors
  10. The End of It All

Part B

  1. Perfect Match
  2. Doris
  3. Risky Business
  4. Troll
  5. It Takes Two
  6. Getting To Know You
  7. Two Camps
  8. How To Be Perfect
  9. One For Sorrow
  10. Two For Joy