Digital copy of Documents relating to a case conference held at Haut de la Garenne on 2 November 1966 in respect of Witness 123. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 123. [Some details redacted].
For Witness 123's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 20 February 2008, see ZC/D/AW1/B1/2/1/5/WS000129 and C/D/AW1/A3/6/1/7/WD002008.
|Date||2 November 1966|
|Scope and Content||1. Case Conference [School] Report Provides date of Witness 123's admission to her present school [St Helier Girls' School] and most recent school report. Includes comments about Witness 123's behaviour and progress at school, mentioning episodes of absconding from Haut de la Garenne, bad language and mental state. Recommends Witness 123 receive additional help and would benefit from the provisions and routine of a residential school. 2. Case Conference [Home Circumstances] Report Gives details about Witness 123 including her year of birth, residence and reason for admission at Haut de la Garenne mentioning absence of parents, and religion. Includes a brief history of home circumstances since last conference. Notes efforts to find Witness 123 outside contacts, referring to unresponsive attitude to invitations for holidays and weekend visits and lack of acknowledgement upon receiving birthday present. 3. Observation Conference Report Lists [Children's Officer] Miss P L Thornton, Mr Tilbrook [Superintendent, Haut de la Garenne], Mrs Tilbrook, Miss [L G] Harris [Headmistress, St Helier Girls' School] and [Child Care Officer] Mrs L Bygrave. Includes recommendations concerning Witness 123, including: consideration of her future given lack of family, outside interests or contacts; enquiries as to Witness 123's entry into the girls' hostel [Avalon Hostel] when aged 15 mentioning Mrs Gulliver and encouraging Witness 123 to visit the hostel; encouragement of interest in the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme; and a review concerning Witness 123's future employment.|
Thornton, P L
Child Guidance Clinic
Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
Haut de la Garenne
St Helier Girls' School
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|Places||Haut de la Garenne|
|Dimensions||1 pdf file|
|Level of description||File|
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