The Dumping Ground will start filming in Newcastle in June.
Lively storytelling, thought-provoking drama and comic side-plots remain at the core of The Dumping Ground, while its characters will be faced with challenging issues and personal difficulties to overcome.
Damian Kavanagh, Controller, CBBC, says: "We're delighted to be able to continue to tell stories from this world, which means so much to our viewers. There’s a really talented team ready to create this brand new series, and I’m looking forward to seeing the results of all their hard work.”
You can say Goodbye to Tracy Beaker in the final episode of Tracy Beaker Returns on CBBC 23 March 2012 6:00pm - 6:30pm.