Digital copy of Haut de la Garenne Superintendent's Report concerning Witness 147. Undated, c 1970s. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 147. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 147's witness statements and transcripts of Witness 147's interviews with States of Jersey Police see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/10.

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1970 - 1979

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Provides details of Witness 147's religion, father, mother, siblings, and education at St Helier Boys School. Refers to Witness 147's admission into care in 1962, and transfers between Haut de la Garenne and foster homes. Refers to difficulties with Witness 147's behaviour necessitating his transfer back to Haut de la Garenne. Details extent of contact between Witness 147 and his parents. Describes Witness 147's physical appearance, personality and health. Mentions Witness 147's difficulty concentrating affecting his ability to learn. Refers to Witness 147 being influenced by peers. Comments on recent instances of truancy by Witness 147, mentioning stresses in his peer group. Mentions need to educate Witness 147 at Haut de la Garenne due to his refusal to attend St Helier Boys School. Provides opinion regarding the benefit Witness 147 would receive from moving to a controlled environment where psychiatric help is available, mentioning at School for Maladjusted Children.


Children's Services
Haut de la Garenne
St Helier Boys School


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