Digital copy of a Case Note about Witness 319 [by Child Care Officer I C Hogan]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 319. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 319's witness statement to the States of Jersey Police dated 28 April 2008 see C/D/AW1/B1/1/5/WS000171.

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February 20th 1975 - February 20th 1975

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[20 February 1975]: Refers to correspondence from St Luke's School regarding concerns raised by Mr Shepherd about bruising to Witness 319's head and eye. Notes observation made by Mr Shepherd with respect to perceived unhappiness of the children at the Family Group Home. Provides an account of Witness 319's explanation for how he obtained the bruise, citing physical abuse by foster mother in the bathroom. Gives details of further conversations with other individuals including Witness 319's teachers, referring to other incidents of possible physical abuse. Notes Mr Shepherd's opinion of Witness 319's foster mother, criticising restrictions placed on children at the Family Group Home with respect to leisure including policy of children being prohibited from joining clubs or organisations. Gives details about a child's progress at school and comments more generally concerning about the material welfare of Witness 319 [and other children in residence]. Also refers to conversations between Witness 319's mother and Witness 319 and his sister, mentioning family developments. [Continuation of entry C/D/AW1/A3/1/6/WD004305].


Shepherd, Mr
Hogan, I C
Children's Services
Education Committee
Education Department
Girls' Brigade
St Luke's School


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