Growing Pains
Season 4, Episode 6
Growing Pains
Air date 26/02/16
Episode guide
Hold The Front Page

Growing Pains was the sixth episode of the fourth season of The Dumping Ground. It was first broadcast on 26th February 2016 on CBBC and CBBC HD.


Tee's nerves get the better of her at an interview for art college, and becomes annoyed when Carmen ends up being offered a place on a drama course. Elsewhere, Harry, Finn and the twins decide to advertise themselves to get fostered.


  • Floss mentions Harry's previous foster family.
  • The episode foreshadows Tee's departure, which will occur later this season.
  • Photographs of Tracy, Liam, Frank, Lily, Faith, Gus and Elektra are seen in this episode.
  • A card from a previously unknown resident of the Dumping Ground named "Kat" is seen in the box Mike shows Tee.
  • This is the second time someone's clothes have been turned pink, in this case, Ryan's.
  • When Harry goes to May-Li with a spoon stuck on his face, she says "Not again Harry!" expressing that it has happened before.

The Dumping Ground episodes

Series 1: Home AloneLiberty in the DGBabyS.O.S.What Would Gus Want?The Real Faith DavisThe Truth is Out ThereDreamlandA Day in The PastOh, Mo!Seriously FunnyEsmeScary Beasts

Series 2: Kick OffQuittersThe Dumping Ground ExperienceThe BarbecueFinding FrankHolding OnEnduranceI Have a DreamSticks and StonesGI JohnnyBe My GirlHopeFace The Music

Series 3: Party GamesGrand Theft DGStuck with YouMischiefNow You See MeIt's Not About the MoneyFake it to Make itBreaking InThe Long Way HomeDragon SlayerThree DaysFree to Good HomeBetter Than YouWho Are You?Where is Love?Goodbye GirlSomething BorrowedWhat Matters?Coming RoundRefuge

Series 4: Lost and FoundBear-Faced LiarStepping UpThey Walk Among UsHold The Front PageGrowing PainsSubmarineFirst Past The PostSurvivorsThe End of it AllPerfect MatchDorisRisky BusinessI TrollIt Takes TwoGetting to Know YouTwo CampsHow to be PerfectOne For SorrowTwo For Joy

Series 5: Miscreants, Robots and BulliesBack in The GameOne Giant LeapThe Fairytale PrincessSittin' in a TreeFaking ItSasha Bellman P.I.BeliefVox PopuliFreeThe WardrobeFarvel

Specials: Jody in WonderlandLiam's StoryFloss The Foundling

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