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Digital copy of an Assessment Report in respect of Witness 195. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 195.

For Witness 195's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police dated between 2003 and 2009, see ZC/D/AW1/B1/2/1/19.

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Reference ZC/D/AW1/A3/6/1/24/WD000721
Date April 30th 1969
Scope and Content Provides background information about Witness 195 including year of birth, religion, and dates of committal, admission and transfer [to an Approved School]. Refers to Approved School Order made in respect of Witness 195 by the Royal Court for breaking, entering and larceny. Assessment Report in respect of Witness 195, signed by the Deputy Headmaster [of an Approved School]. Pen picture, Physical factors and Medical factors Includes description of Witness 195's emotional maturity and insecurity, inability to form friends and relationship with adults. Describes Witness 195's physical appearance and classification as Group A by the [Approved School's] Medical Officer. Personal history Includes summary of key developments during each year of Witness 195's life from birth up until 13 years old. Includes: birth in Jersey, attendance at Grouville Primary School, birth of siblings, admission to Haut de la Garenne whilst mother was in hospital in July 1963, concerns expressed by mother about petty theft by Witness 195, admission to Haut de la Garenne on a voluntary basis by order of the Constable of St Helier in May 1964 for being beyond parental control, improvements in behaviour by January 1966, committal to the care of Education Committee for larceny of a purse and moeny from a dwelling-house, attendance at St Helier Boys' School including comments by the Headmaster, assessment by the Principal Probation Officer in respect of Witness 195's morality, attempted theft of clothing from a youth lodging, admission to hospital relating to alcohol, and committal to an Approved School in 1969 for numerous offences including breaking and entering and larceny of a mobylette. Home circumstances Notes mother's occupation as a housewife and information about Witness 195's siblings. Includes comments about the family's home situation. Also includes comments about attitudes of Witness 195's mother and father in respect of caring for Witness 195. Also refers to Witness 195's attitude, including comments about his relationship with his family, reflections on time in care, general attitude and comment regarding his transfer from [Haut de la Garenne] to an Approved School. Religious background States Witness 195 to be Roman Catholic, noting his lack of interest expressed in religion. Intelligence level Includes assessments of Witness 171's intelligence level, disposition and attitudes. Comments on Witness 195's aptitude and attitude at school. Vocational aspects Refers to Witness 195's ability in workshop practice. Personality assessment Includes findings of tests carried out on Witness 195 in respect of his personality, including emotional stability and security. Describes Witness 195's attitude to life at Haut de la Garenne, referring to friendships, social involvement, relationship with parents and persistent conduct problems including theft. General observations Comments on Witness 195's removal from home on numerous occasions, lack of information available concerning family dynamics, findings of personality investigations and assessments, educational aptitude and lack of social interaction with other children. Recommandations Includes seven recommendations, including the provision of additional to support to Witness 195's parents, amendments to his training programme, placement in a small house group, support in respect of relationships with peers and adults, remedial tuition and vocational guidance.
Names Children's Department
Constable of St Helier
Education Committee
Grouville School
Haut de la Garenne
Probation Service
Royal Court
St Helier Boys' School
States of Jersey
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Language English
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Digital copy of an Assessment Report in respect of Witness 195. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 195.

For Witness 195's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police dated between 2003 and 2009, see ZC/D/AW1/B1/2/1/19.

ZC/D/AW1/A3/6/1/24/WD000721

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