Digital copy of letter to the Education Committee from St Martin's School Headmistress E de Gruchy, and class teacher W L G Gough, relating to Witness 28's recent behaviour at school. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 28. [Some details redacted]. Used as evidence in relation to Witness 28's witness statement to the Inquiry dated 15 January 2015 [C/D/AW1/B3/5/WS000334].

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June 24th 1976 - June 24th 1976

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Relates to incident dated 22 June 1976 where Witness 28 refused to come inside for ten minutes after morning playtime, and again after afternoon playtime. Describes Witness 28's behaviour over several days after class teacher W L G Cough confiscated his marbles. Details incident dated 24 June where Witness 28 and another pupil caused disturbances around the school, after which Witness 28 also injured another pupil with a pointed stick, and bit him. Reports that W L G telephoned Haut de la Garenne to inform them of the situation, and that staff at Haut de la Garenne confirmed Witness 28's had been displaying challenging behaviour away from school as well.


Children's Department
Haut de la Garenne
St Martin's School
Gough, W L G
Education Committee
de Gruchy, E


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