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Digital copy of Exhibit [TM]4: Documents related to Les Chênes Residential School.

Used as evidence in relation to Thomas McKeon's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 19 June 2015, [ZC/D/AW2/B3/40/WS000598].

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Reference ZC/D/AW2/A7/47/WD006487/4
Date 3 October 1978 - 2000
Scope and Content 1. Admissions Policy of Les Chênes Residential School. [Undated]. Provides details regarding the admissions policy at Les Chênes, referring to long term placements, ages, role of the school, and admissions procedures. 2. Diagram showing decision making in referrals to Les Chênes other than by Court Action. Taken from Minutes of Les Chênes School Advisory Sub-Committee. [Undated]. Outlines five stages of the decision making process to be followed in non-judicial referrals and placements at Les Chênes. Includes a note regarding Stage 1, noting that this stage would normally be preceded by a process of discussion, consultation and alternative strategies directed at meeting the child's needs. 3. Admissions Policy of Les Chênes Residential School. Dated 5 October 1978. Outlines the admissions policy at Les Chênes, outlining two groups of children who may be accommodated at Les Chênes. Provides details of the admissions policy in respect of children admitted on long term placements, including notes relating to ages and sex, and the admissions policy in respect of children placed at Les Chênes for a period of remand. Also outlines policy in respect of assistance with completion of children's files on admission to Les Chênes. Also includes details relating to admission procedures in respect of the filing of documents, people to be notified of a child's admission to Les Chênes and things to be arranged upon a child's admission. Also provides an overview in respect of policy and procedure in respect of case conference reviews, referring to: pre-entry conferences, remand reviews, internal reviews, three-month case conferences and subsequent six-monthly reviews of case conferences. Also includes a summary of what written review papers should include. 4. Case Conference Review - Les Chênes Residential School. [Undated]. Lists details to be filled in regarding residents who are the subject of Case Conference Reviews. 5. Les Chênes Residential School - Educational Report. Lists details to be filled in regarding residents who are the subject of Educational Reports. 6. Home Leave Arrangements Policy of Les Chênes Residential School. [Undated, c. October 1978]. Outlines the home leave policy at Les Chênes, commenting on the purpose and function of home leave in the context of the Behaviour Modification Scheme at Les Chênes. Outlines reasons why home leave may be considered necessary. Includes comments about leave as part of an overall sequential treatement programme, providing comments in respect of the link between the level of security required for a child and the anticipated arrangements for leave for that child. Finishes with concluding comments about home leave arrangements, referring to two-way nature of the process, alternative arrangements for children who do not have a suitable home, risk level when children are away from the school and remarks about the maintenance of contact between a child and their family. 7. Merit Award System Policy of Les Chênes Residential School. Dated 3 October 1978. Provides an overview of the Merit Award System in operation at Les Chênes, referring to the awarding of positive scorers for good work and negative scores for undesirable or unacceptable behaviour. Outlines the basis for awarding points, including details in respect of positive scores and negative scores. Includes details about rewards within the Merit Award System, outlining details about three major categories into which rewards and privileges: the leave programme, the token economy and pocket money. Also includes comments about the distribution of rewards and process of recording of the Merit Award System. Also outlines general considerations. Includes comments about whether the Merit Award System should be considered as a behaviour modification programme or a management tool, including remarks about the effectiveness of the system in respect of the staff, the children and the parents. Also includes comments about weaning children off the Merit Award System, possible extensions and further applications of the Merit Award System and other thoughts about the topic. Includes Appendices 1 to 3: Record Sheets related to the Merit Award System. 8. General Management Procedures for Les Chênes Residential School. Dated 13 November 1978. Provides details regarding the early morning routine, evening routine, lunchtime routine, breaktime routine, mealtimes and breaks, variation in routine at week-ends, the kitchen, duty handover, night supervision, fire procedure, clothing changes, boys own clothing, and use of secure rooms. 9. Photographs of three bedrooms at Les Chênes Residential School. Undated.
Names Children's Department
Children's Office
Children's Services
Les Chênes Residential School
Merit Award Scheme
South East and Wessex Children's Regional Planning Committee
St Saviour's Church
St Martin's Roman Catholic Church
McKeon, Tom
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Digital copy of Exhibit [TM]4: Documents related to Les Chênes Residential School.

Used as evidence in relation to Thomas McKeon's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 19 June 2015, [ZC/D/AW2/B3/40/WS000598].

ZC/D/AW2/A7/47/WD006487/4

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