"Series 5 Episode 24" is the twenty-fourth episode of the fifth series and the ninty-first episode overall of The Dumping Ground. It will premiere on December 22, 2017, as the second half of the series finale of Series 5B. It will see the return of former characters Johnny TaylorTee TaylorFrank Matthews and Elektra Perkins, as they help make sure The Dumping Ground isn't closed down around Christmas time.