Digital copy of Victim Impact Statement of Witness 151. [Some details redacted]. For Witness 151's witness statement to States of Jersey Police dated 2 April 2009 see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/11/WS000255.

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May 31st 2012 - May 31st 2012

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Details placement at Haut de la Garenne following parents' divorce, mentioning domestic violence. Describes inappropriate relationship with a 39 year old man who was later found to have raped a girl Witness 151's age. Names [Gordon] Wateridge as the owner of Haut de la Garenne. Describes a large family of children she was friends with at Haut de la Garenne. Recalls sharing a dormitory with other girls, describing instances where women would come into the dormitory at night and take children. Comments that she was told one of the reasons for this was that children had wet their bed. Details sexual abuse by a [male member of staff] who lived in a flat in the girls' dormitory area. Recalls sexual abuse occuring in the public recreation area as well as in the girls' dormitory area, also mentioning [Gordon] Wateridge, and the man warning her not to report the abuse or she would get into trouble. Recalls swearing at the man after he threw her into the swimming pool, and the man warning her to never swear at him agan. Refers to previous experience of sexual abuse prior to arriving at Haut de la Garenne. Describes effect of sexual abuse, mentioning flashbacks, difficulties forming and maintaining relationships, and difficulties engaging in sexual relationships. Describes need to leave Jersey due to abuse.


Haut de la Garenne
Wateridge, Gordon Claude


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