Candi-Rose is a character from The Dumping Ground and is portrayed by Carma Hylton.


Before the Show

Candi-Rose reveals to Chloe that her father is an RAF pilot and her mother is a make-up artist, where she learnt "all her skills." She said she moved to Ashdene Ridge because her mother was moving abroad and was unable to take Candi-Rose with her, and her father is unable to care for her, due to being an RAF pilot, but in The Phantom of Ashdene Ridge, she mentions that on Halloween, her and her sister weren't the only ones who were scared.

The Dumping Ground (Series 5)

Candi-Rose first appears in Season 5 Episode 4 The Fairytale Princess, and she befriends Chloe whilst she is out shopping with Ryan. They ditch Ryan, and Chloe pretends that she attends boarding school, like Candi-Rose. Whilst Chloe is out with Candi-Rose, they notice the young people waving at them from the minibus but Chloe denies knowing them. May-Li introduces Candi-Rose to the young people, and both she and Chloe are shocked and hurt by the lies they told.

In Sittin' in a Tree, Candi-Rose shows Tyler how to get a girl's attention. After taking a magazine quiz, Candi-Rose realises the quiz concluded that Tyler is perfect for Jody, despite them denying it.

The Dumping Ground (Series 6)


Throughout the season, Candi-Rose frequently gives beauty advice to her fellow residents. She is a cheerful and kind girl. She is shown to be a talented singer, when in The Fairytale Princess, she chooses karaoke as her welcoming activity.