"A Day in the Past" is the eighth episode of the first series of The Dumping Ground. It premiered on the 22 February 2013.
The Dumping Ground kids and Care Workers visit an old Edwardian stately manor where they are placed into roles of masters and servants to learn what life was like back then. Class war then erupts.
- Connor Byrne as Mike Milligan
- Kay Purcell as Gina Conway
- Chris Slater as Frank Matthews
- Jessica Revell as Elektra Perkins
- Miles Butler-Hughton as Tyler Lewis
- Joe Maw as Johnny Taylor
- Mia McKenna-Bruce as Tee Taylor
- Amy-Leigh Hickman as Carmen Howle
- Jessie Williams as Lily Kettle
- Daniel Pearson as Rick Barber
- Kia Pegg as Jody Jackson
- Philip Graham Scott as Harry Jones
- Sarah Rayson as Floss Guppy
- Philip Harrison as George
- Rachel Teate as Rachel
- Faith Davis (Leanne Dunstan) was absent this episode, explained by her being away at an athletics competition.