Making Waves was the 14th episode of the fifth season of The Dumping Ground. It was first broadcast on 20th October 2017 at 5:00pm on CBBC and CBBC HD.


Jody, Floss, Chloe and the twins await the arrival of a new arrival to the Dumping Ground - Taz. Elsewhere, Mike takes the young people on a trip to the beach.



  • The subtitles again refer to Jeff as "Jess", and also spell Tracy as "Tracey".
  • When Taz notices Jody 's music box, when she opens it it play a completely different tune to what it played in previous episodes (Stuck With You & Coming Round ).
  • The music box is different too.