Digital copy of Report of Case Conference held at St Helier Boys' School on 19 October 1973 in respect of Witness 171. [Some details redacted]. Taken from the Children's Services client file of Witness 171. For Witness 171's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police dated 13 March 2008 and 15 March 2009 respectively, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/15/WS000133 and C/D/AW1/B1/2/1/15/WS000134.

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October 19th 1973 - October 19th 1973

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Lists Mr Allnutt, Mr Berry, Mr Mercer and Mr Horstead from [St Helier Boys'] School, the Educational Psychologist Mr [Jim] Hollywood and Haut de la Garenne [staff] as present. Provides a detailed account of Witness 171's background. Makes note of multiple admissions to Elizabeth House with mother during childhood, breakdown of parents' marriage, placement in Westaway Crèche and transfer to Haut de la Garenne, schooling at St Martin's School, court order granted due to mother's alcoholism and father's abandonment, placement at Northcott Villa [Norcott Villa], attendance at Plat Douet School, transfer to St Helier Boys' School and return to Haut de la Garenne. Includes details of a discussion regarding Witness 171's behaviour, mentioning threatened suicide attempts, comments from Mr Berry about Witness 171's disruptive behaviour in class, and relationships with and unpopularity amongst other children noting remarks by Mr Horstead, Head of Fifth/Sixth Year, and Mr Allnutt. Also includes comments about Witness 171's academic progress and ability, including comments from Mrs Butler.


Allnutt, N H
Berry, Mr
Hollywood, Jim
Horstead, Mr
Mercer, Mr
Children's Services
Elizabeth House
Haut de la Garenne
Norcott Villa Family Group Home
Plat Douet School
Royal Court
St Helier Boys' School
St Martin's School
Westaway Crèche


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